Turkey's tourism income increases 11.4 percent

Turkey's tourism income increases 11.4 percent, to $32.31 billion.

Turkey's tourism income increases 11.4 percent

World Bulletin / News Desk

Tourism income in Turkey increased 11.4 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, official data released on Thursday showed.

In 2013, Turkey's tourism income reached $32.31 billion, according to data released by Turkish Statistical Institute.

Foreign visitors accounted for 78.9 percent of this income, while Turkish citizens living abroad accounted for the rest. The average expenditure per capita 2013 was $824. The average foreign visitor spent $749 per capita, while average expenditure of Turkish citizens living abroad was $1,252 per capita.

During 2013, the number of Turkish citizens traveling abroad increased by 29.7 percent, and reached 7.5 million.

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