Destinations

Tourists outnumber locals in these 51 destinations

Amy Bryant

The Telegraph have compiled a list of destinations who’s citizens are outnumbered by Tourists.

The Telegraph reports that Andorra, the tiny province located in Southwestern Europe and squished right in between Spain and France, takes out the top spot, receiving an annual 33.5 tourists per resident. 2.3 million people visit Andorra, but only 700,000 actually live there.

Coming in second is Macao in East Asia, where 24. 8 tourists visit per resident. The locals make up the 650,900, while the region is visited by 2,501,21 million tourists.

In third place is British Virgin Islands, who receive 12.8 tourists per resident.

Check out the full list: 

  1. Andorra – 33.53057199 (annual tourists per resident)
  2. Macao – 24.78871897
  3. British Virgin Islands – 12.81668161
  4. Turks and Caicos Islands – 10.42546376
  5. Aruba – 10.31870554
  6. Monaco – 8.719620471
  7. Northern Mariana Islands – 8.353005266
  8. Guam – 7.905347735
  9. Bahrain – 7.589107757
  10. Saint Maarten – 7.142857143
  11. Palau – 6.622516556
  12. Cayman Islands – 6.386846099
  13. US Virgin Islands – 5.812269488
  14. Malta – 3.91808649
  15. Hong Kong – 3.801141574
  16. The Bahamas – 3.67765496
  17. Bermuda – 3.433739557
  18. Iceland – 3.01671891
  19. Maldives – 2.945036575
  20. Austria – 2.937027237
  21. Curacao – 2.860035434
  22. Croatia – 2.751394043
  23. Antigua and Barbuda – 2.711886558
  24. Seychelles – 2.508073197
  25. San Marino – 2.35990057
  26. Estonia – 2.224088756
  27. Montenegro – 2.169064956
  28. Singapore – 2.143449993
  29. Cyprus – 2.094739552
  30. Greece – 2.035619507
  31. St. Kitts and Nevis – 2.033398114
  32. Ireland – 1.899065723
  33. Barbados – 1.833119293
  34. St. Lucia – 1.827036903
  35. Luxembourg – 1.822088345
  36. Denmark – 1.808843619
  37. Georgia – 1.499320468
  38. Liechtenstein – 1.438810583
  39. Spain – 1.400203011
  40. Qatar – 1.264228724
  41. Grenada – 1.254388018
  42. France – 1.253839619
  43. Hungary – 1.233152586
  44. Slovenia – 1.16825147
  45. Albania – 1.156388675
  46. Slovak Republic – 1.149510052
  47. Dominica – 1.114474408
  48. Switzerland – 1.105107581
  49. United Arab Emirates – 1.090973066
  50. Bulgaria – 1.018530115
  51. Czech Republic – 1.006234446

The Vatican City is not on the list because it is not on the 2014 World Bank’s database, however around 5 million people visit each year while only 842 people live there. The Telegraph estimates that’s a whopping 6,000 per citizen.

 

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