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WTTC: 2011 World Tourism Report

KEY FACTS AT A GLANCE

GDP: Direct Contribution
The direct contribution of Travel &Tourism to GDP is expected to be US$1,850.0bn (2.8% of total GDP) in 2011, rising by 4.2% pa to US$2,860.5bn (2.9%) in 2021 (in constant 2011 prices).

GDP: Total Contribution
The total contribution of Travel &Tourism to GDP, including its wider economic impacts, is forecast to rise by 4.2% pa from US$5,991.9bn (9.1% of GDP) in 2011 to US$9,226.9bn (9.6%) by 2021.

Employment: Direct Contribution
Travel & Tourism is expected to support directly 99,048,000 jobs (3.4% of total employment) in 2011, rising by 2.0% pa to 120,427,000 jobs (3.6%) by 2021.

Employment: Total Contribution
The total contribution of Travel & Tourism to employment, including jobs indirectly supported by the industry, is forecast to rise by 2.3% pa from 258,592,000 jobs (8.8% of total employment) in 2011 to 323,826,000 jobs (9.7%) by 2021.

Visitor Exports
Travel & Tourism visitor exports are expected to generate US$1,162.7bn (5.8% of total exports) in 2011, growing by 6.6% pa (in nominal terms) to US$1,789.2bn (4.7%) in 2021.

Investment
Travel & Tourism investment is estimated at US$652.4bn or 4.5% of total investment in 2011. It should rise by 5.4% pa to reach US$1,487.9bn (or 4.6%) of total investment in 2021.

Download the regional report on world tourism 2011 here

About WTTC
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the forum for business leaders in the Travel & Tourism industry. With Chief Executives of some one hundred of the world’s leading Travel & Tourism companies as its Members, WTTC has a unique mandate and overview on all matters related to Travel & Tourism.
WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world’s largest industries, supporting more than 258 million jobs and generating 9.1 per cent of world GDP.

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This article is quoted from WTTC . Follow this link to read the original article and download the report on South Asian tourism 2011 here.
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