India: Medical tourism profile

 

Overview

Inbound medical tourism 2019 200,000
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Tourists 2019 10.9 million
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Population 2021 1393.4 million
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India offers a huge variety of treatment from the latest technology to traditional medicine, in a vast number of hospitals and other locations.

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Inbound

Medical tourism numbers in

2008

113,689

2009

112,389

2010

155,944

2011

138,803

2012

171,021

2013

236,898

2014

139,447

2015

233,918

2016

427,010

2017

495,056

2018

640,798

2019

697453

2020

Not Provided

2021

Not Provided

Source: Government of India 2022

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Outbound

Medical tourism numbers out

Under 10,000 each year is a very rough estimate.

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Environment

Medical tourism promotion

The tourism ministry’s plan will present India as a preferred destination for medical tourism, cutting across the streams of Allopathy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy and Yoga. Discussions are underway between the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board and Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel.

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Medical tourism news and opinion

  • Global travel trends 2023

    Tourism is set to return to pre-pandemic levels in some regions in 2023. “Will medical tourism follow?”, asks IMTJ analyst Ian Youngman. After stronger than expected recovery in 2022, 2023 could see international tourism arrivals return to […]

  • India grows Ayurveda offer to medical travellers

    Public Ayurveda medicine and research institution, All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), has opened in Goa as a medical tourism destination.  It aims to be a gateway to Ayurveda for medical travellers. Goa is a favourite destination for domestic […]

  • Bridging the credibility gap in wellness tourism

    Wellness is big business and there is no doubt that there’s growth. But are wellness and wellness tourism now facing similar challenges to the medical tourism sector around therapies and ethics? Keith Pollard, IMTJ editor in chief, thinks so. In […]