The Economic Impact of Tourism in Ontario - 2018

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  Tourism Receipts Visitor Spending
Spending $36,700,980,015 $28,580,481,231
Total Impacts
Gross Domestic Product (Value Added) $35,535,929,063 $26,980,006,205
Employment(Jobs) 392,777 306,346
Labour Income $21,471,968,280 $15,823,700,562
Government Tax Revenue $12,950,653,779 $10,285,330,647
Provincial Tax Revenue $5,605,815,416 $4,605,498,740
Municipal Tax Revenue $1,423,110,428 $1,133,355,340
Federal Tax Revenue $5,921,727,935 $4,546,476,566
Direct Impacts
Gross Domestic Product (Value Added) $19,096,352,013 $14,864,944,456
Employment (Jobs) 252,295 202,954
Labour Income $11,084,212,641 $8,173,347,950
Government Tax Revenue $7,358,655,076 $6,159,781,496
Provincial Tax Revenue $3,647,023,498 $3,161,895,011
Municipal Tax Revenue $506,128,654 $451,247,209
Federal Tax Revenue $3,205,502,925 $2,546,639,276

Source: Statistics Canada; MHSTCI's Tourism Regional Economic Impact Model

Note: Due to a change in methodology, data for 2018 are not comparable to previous years