Average annual days spent abroad by US and Chinese presidents
05101520253035 26.0GHW Bush1989–1993 20.0Yang Shangkun1989–1993 29.0Bill Clinton1993–2001 30.4Jiang Zemin1993–2003 27.8GW Bush2001–2009 29.6Hu Jintao2003–2013 25.1Barack Obama2009–2017 34.0Xi Jinping2013–2019 23.0Donald Trump2017–2019
  • US presidents
  • Chinese presidents
Source: US Department of State; China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs; People’s Daily.
Note: Yang Shangkun served as Chinese president from 1988–1993 but only travel from 1989 onwards is included in this dataset.