China receives roughly 10 times more tourists than Bahrain, but why are they harder to spot in Beijing than in Manama? It’s because China has 1,000 times Bahrain’s population – which means Bahrain has about 100 times more tourists as a share of its population.
Vatican City, with a population of nearly 900, ranks first, with a tourist percentage of 83.6%.
Below, we show you the 15 countries with the most tourists:
Author: José Santiago, Digital Content Specialist, Public Engagement at the World Economic Forum.
Image: Tourists walk in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican REUTERS/Tony Gentile