Here Are The 25 Most 'Touristy' Countries In The World

Surprised at Ireland's position?

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If you're looking at potential holiday destinations at the moment, it might interest you to learn that most touristy countries in the world have just been revealed.

The numbers were crunched by statistics website FiveThirtyEight, who used data from the World Bank to find out which countries get the highest percentage of tourists.

The rankings were calculated by dividing the average number of holidaymakers by the resident population, meaning that smaller countries were favoured by the list.

Here are the top 25 most touristy countries.

25. Qatar

Qatar

24. Luxembourg

Luxembourg

23. Montenegro

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22. Denmark

Copenhagen

21. St Lucia

St Lucia

20. Ireland

Ireland

19. Croatia

Croatia

18. Austria

Vienna

17. Estonia

Tallinn-Estonia

16. St Kitts & Nevis

St Kitts Nevis

15. Barbados

Barbados

14. Cyprus

Cyprus

13. Singapore

Singapore

12. Seychelles

Seychelles

11. Iceland

Iceland

10. Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua

9. Maldives

Maldives

8. San Marino

San Marino

7. Malta

Malta

6. Monaco

Monaco

5. Bahamas

​15.-Atlantis-Bahamas

4. Bahrain

Bahrain

3. Palau

Palau

2. Andorra

Andorra

1. Vatican City

Vatican City

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Seán Kenehan

Seán is known for eating, drinking and writing, making him uniquely qualified to work for the Lovin Group. Seán enjoys skipping stones wistfully, puns that'd make a dad blush, and referring to himself in the third person.

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