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Increase in Inbound Tourism Consumption

-Estimated Data Shows Spread by Prefecture and Related Issues


The number of foreign tourists visiting Japan in recent years has been on the increase and rose to an historic high of 13.41 million persons in 2014. About 80% of these visitors were from other countries in Asia, and the three countries heading the list were Taiwan, South Korea, and China. Most of these foreign tourists came for sightseeing and stayed for relatively short periods of about one week.