Health Tourism Data

In 2019, 756,926 patients received health services in Turkey within the scope of health tourism and health tourism. Tourism revenue from foreign visitors and citizens residing abroad who came for health and medical reasons amounted to USD 1,459,132 thousand in 2019.

 

In 2020, there was a noticeable decrease in the number of health tourists due to the global pandemic. 435,691 patients preferred Turkey to receive healthcare services. Tourism revenues from foreign visitors and non-resident citizens coming for health tourism and medical reasons decreased to USD 1,371,189 thousand in 2020.

 

In 2021, a total of 729,592 people received health services and the revenue generated from these services amounted to USD 2,016,262 thousand.

 

In 2022, a total of 1,381,807 people came to Turkey to receive health services and the revenue generated from these services amounted to USD 2,206,750 thousand.

 

In 2023, a total of 1,538,643 people came to Turkey to receive healthcare services and the revenue generated from these visits amounted to USD 3,006,092 thousand.

 

In the first quarter of 2024, 428,072 patients received healthcare services and the revenue generated from these services amounted to USD 849,663 thousand.

 

The clinical branches most preferred by international patients were gynecology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, medical biochemistry, general surgery, dentistry, orthopedics and traumatology.

 

 

 

Source: Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)