GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Medical Tourism Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"An estimated 1.9 million Americans are expected to go abroad for medical care in 2019."

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"The global market size for medical tourism is expected to reach almost $150 billion by 2027."

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"The annual growth rate for the medical tourism industry averaged 15-25% before the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"North America and Asia are the largest source markets for medical tourists."

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"India, Mexico, and Thailand are the top three most visited countries for medical tourism."

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"The average savings for healthcare procedures overseas range from 30% to 90%."

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"Istanbul is the most popular city for medical tourism in Turkey, attracting 30% of the country’s medical tourists."

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"The top medical procedures sought by tourists include cosmetic surgery, dental, cardiovascular, orthopedic, cancer, and reproductive treatments."

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"Costa Rica accounts for around 15% of the world’s plastic surgery tourism."

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"Saudi Arabia became the world's first "Medical Tourism Capital" in 2020."

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"The US loses about $15-$20 billion yearly due to medical tourism."

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"In Latin America, Mexico is the top medical tourism destination, followed by Costa Rica and Brazil."

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"Medical tourism generates approximately $60 Billion a year."

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"South Korea witnessed more than a million medical tourists in 2019."

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"In India, Chennai is referred to as "India's health city", as it attracts 40% of the country's medical tourists."

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"90% of medical tourists to Mexico are from the United States and Canada."

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"Malaysia has been voted the world’s best medical tourism destination by the International Medical Travel Journal three times."

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"Florida, Texas, and California are the most influential states for directing patients abroad for lower-cost treatments."

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"The Joint Commission International (JCI), the main accreditation agency for international hospitals, added over 70 new hospitals in 2019."

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