In Numbers: 2014 World Cup, Brazil

With one month to go until the opening match of the Fifa World Cup in Sao Paulo on 12 June, C&IT takes a look at the tournament in numbers.

In Numbers: 2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil
In Numbers: 2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil

£7bn The estimated amount of tourism spend during the World Cup

600,000 International tourists are expected to travel to Brazil

25,000 Amount of England fans expected to travel to Brazil for the tournament

318 The amount of new hotels that have been developed throughout Brazil's host cities (37 of which are in Rio)

21,639 The number of hotel rooms in Rio, the host city of the World Cup final

55,000 The number of beds subsequently made available from hotels in Rio

£300 The average rate for a room in Rio during the World Cup compared to £145 during the same time period in 2013.

583% The percentage increase in hotel rates for the World Cup in the north-eastern city of Salvador (£56 to £325)

1,972 The total number of miles England fans have to travel between group matches (USA fans will travel the most out of any team during the group stages - 3,000 miles)

11% Percentage of visitors expected to fly to the World Cup via private jet

In March, the Brazilian Tourism Board stated that businesses will be more confident in visiting Brazil after the World Cup.

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