Tourism Quick Facts 2013

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World Tourism

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Total Tourism Receipts ($B)
As a percent of world GDP

Tourism Value-Added ($B)
As a percent of world GDP

Tourism Employment (000 of jobs)
As a percent of world employment

Tourism Foreign Earnings ($B)
As a percent of world exports

Consumer Spending on Tourism($B)
As a percent of total personal spending

US $4,434
6.3%

US $6,717
9.6%

271,474
9.3%

US $1,229
5.6%

US $3,353
7.7%

 

Ontario's Tourism

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Total Tourism Receipts ($B)
As a percent of provincial GDP

Tourism Value Added ($B)
As a percent of provincial GDP

Tourism Employment (000 of jobs)
As a percent of provincial employment

Tourism Labour Income ($B)
As a percent of provincial labour income

Provincial Tourism Tax Revenues($B)
As a percent of provincial revenues

Municipal Tourism Tax Revenues ($B)

Federal Tourism Tax Revenues ($B)

Tourism's Foreign Earnings ($B)
As a percent of Ontario's total international exports
Rank of tourism as an Ontario export

Ontarians' Spending on Tourism($B)
As a percent of total personal spending

CAN $ 28.5
4.1 %

CAN $ 25.3
3.6 %

362
5.2%

CAN $ 16.5
4.4%

CAN$ 4.9
4.2%

CAN $  1.3

CAN $ 6.0

CAN$ 7.2
3.2%
8

CAN $ 34.8
8.2%


Sources of Ontario's tourism receipts:

Ontario
U.S.
Overseas
Canadian Provinces
67.2% 11.1% 14.1% 7.6%

Ontario's share of spending of:

Americans in Canada
Americans outside
the US
Overseas in Canada
World's international Travellers
Canadians in Canada
Ontarians' Anywhere in the world
40.3% 3.1% 35.1% 0.7% 34.8% 39.0%

World's Top International Tourism

Destinations
Earners
Spenders
International
Arrivals (millions)
International
Receipts* (US $B)
International
Expenditure (US $B)
1. France 83.6 1. US $ 145.5 1. China $ 102.8
2. US 70.0 2. Spain $ 61.3 2. US $ 97.6
3. Spain 60.7 3. France $ 51.0 3. Germany $ 88.2
17. Canada 16.1 22. Canada $ 13.0 7. Canada $ 33.6
39. Ontario 7.3 46. Ontario

$ 4.6

20. Ontario $ 15.8

NOTES

*excludes international transport fares; ^these tax revenues resulting from the total impact of tourism receipts in Ontario.
Sources: World Travel & Tourism Council; Tourism Economics; Statistics Canada’s Travel Survey of the Residents of Canada and International Travel Survey; Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport