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Türkiye Hosts 11.3M Tourists in 5 Months of 2022

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Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry announced the total number of tourists that visited Türkiye in the first five months of 2022.

According to the provisional data obtained from the General Directorate of Security; The number of foreigners visiting the country in May 2022 increased by 308.48% compared to the same month of the previous year and became 3,824,555.

37,602 (0.98%) of 3,824,555 foreign visitors coming to the country in May are excursionists.

The top 5 provinces in the ranking of the border gates that foreign visitors coming to Türkiye most frequently enter in May are as follows:

1-İstanbul %36.67 (1,402,366)
2-Antalya %29.87 (1,142,522)
3-Edirne %9.40 (359,483)
4-Muğla %8.16 (312,086)
5-Artvin %3.69 (141,028)

January - May 2022 Period

In the January-May period of 2022, the number of foreigners visiting the country increased by 207.1 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.

The number of foreigners visiting Türkiye in the January-May period of 2022 increased by 207.1 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 11,301,602. 74;132 (0.66%) of them are excursionists.

The top 5 entry gates for the period are as follows:

1-İstanbul %46.76 (5,284,714)
2-Antalya %19.95 (2,254,616)
3-Edirne %11.72 (1,324,847)
4-Muğla %3.81 (430,829)
5-Artvin %3.66 (413,692)

 

DISTRIBUTION OF FOREIGN VISITORS BY NATIONALITY IN MAY 2020-2022 TOP 5 COUNTRIES
             
COUNTRIES 2022 2022 NAT. % 2021 2021 NATIONALITY % 2020 2020 NATIONALITY %
Germany  494,929 12.94  95,065 10.15   396 1.33
UK  395,056 10.33  8,303 0.89   144 0.48
Russian Fed.  362,676 9.48  19,314 2.06   964 3.23
Bulgaria  266,570 6.97  57,874 6.18  6,785 22.75
Iran  184,086 4.81  44,398 4.74   70 0.23
Other 2,121,238 55.46  711,328 75.97  21,470 71.98
General Total 3,824,555 100.00  936,282 100.00  29,829 100.00
(*): Data for 2022 are provisional.

 

DISTRIBUTION OF FOREIGN VISITORS BY NATIONALITY IN JANUARY-MAY PERIOD 2020-2022 TOP 5 COUNTRIES
             
COUNTRIES 2022 2022 NAT. % 2021 2021 NAT. % 2020 2020 NAT. %
Germany 1 308 721 11.58  280 097 7.61  357 092 8.32
Bulgaria  945 976 8.37  217 527 5.91  406 245 9.46
Russian Fed.  853 590 7.55  571 362 15.53  318 052 7.41
Iran  838 717 7.42  238 782 6.49  220 178 5.13
UK  801 546 7.09  38 751 1.05  118 723 2.77
Other 6 553 052 57.98 2 333 536 63.41 2 872 421 66.91
General Total 11 301 602 100.00 3 680 055 100.00 4 292 711 100.00
(*): Data for 2022 are provisional.

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