Countries that Visit the UK the Most

Can you name the countries that send the most visitors to the United Kingdom?
For 2016. Source (Excel file)
Quiz by Quizzer6794
Last updated: December 14, 2019
First submittedMarch 13, 2017
Times taken24,971
Average score85.7%
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# Visits
4.06 m
3.46 m
United States
3.34 m
2.90 m
2.40 m
2.06 m
1.99 m
# Visits
1.92 m
1.05 m
0.982 m
0.940 m
0.828 m
0.821 m
0.730 m
Level 27
Aug 18, 2017
Level 44
Aug 18, 2017
Level 83
Oct 3, 2017
Got everything with plenty of time left... but very surprised that Australia and Switzerland send more than China. I would have thought China would be in the top 10.
Level 58
Oct 3, 2017
Give it time, I'm sure they will be in a few years. Although I was expecting Australia to be higher up myself - they do seem to gravitate back to the motherland! :-)
Level 41
Mar 1, 2021
japan or south korea
Level 87
Oct 3, 2017
Really surprised about India and Pakistan with all the expats and second generationers there that still have family. Most of the first and second generation Indians and Pakistanis that I know living in the USA get visiting relatives every couple of years.
Level 28
Oct 3, 2017
but this in the UK. Most Indians and Pakistanis stay as a family, they don't have 50 states XD
Level 59
Sep 7, 2020
Most of the descendants of the Raj I know in the UK go back there fairly regularly, often yearly. I don't think their relatives come here often enough to make the impact you are expecting. Too cold
Level 71
Oct 3, 2017
Good quiz, some omissions surprised me especially India & China but I guess their numbers were just not enough.
Level 31
Oct 3, 2017
All the answers have to be very small countries otherwise they couldn't fit
Level 74
Nov 17, 2017
So of the 14 countries that send the most tourists to the UK, 11 of them come from the European Economic Area - so let's make it more difficult/expensive for them by leaving it. Brexit - the gift that keeps on giving....
Level 71
Jun 28, 2021
While the UK was in the EU those countries needed a passport to visit the UK, now they'll need ... a passport. How horrendous.
Level 60
Dec 16, 2021
False, a national ID sufficed
Level 40
Jun 3, 2022
oy vey
Level 57
Feb 25, 2018
You should add The Republic of Ireland as a type-in for Ireland because Northern Ireland is already technically in the UK, and "Southern Ireland" of the Republic of Ireland is actually what you are referring to
Level 60
Jan 16, 2020
Usually quizzes accept the Jetpunk name for the country and not the official name for the country.

For example, you have the China (Peoples Republic of China) and Taiwan (Republic of China), but on Jetpunk only China and Taiwan are accepted.

Also Northern Ireland isn't a sovereign nation so there should be no confusion.

Level 48
May 26, 2020
Just type in 'Ireland'. It's literally easier. You seem like the type of person who would say 'Accept European Union instead of EU!' in a quiz that features it as an answer.
Level 39
Mar 17, 2018
Level 65
Aug 29, 2019
That’s a long drive from any of those countries
Level 81
Jan 11, 2020
It couldn't be a shorter drive from Ireland.
Level 49
Oct 1, 2020
Full marks :) great quiz
Level 41
Mar 31, 2022
I misread the title and until I read the subtitle (halfway through answering) I thought it was asking Countries that the UK visits most