Tourism

Tourism Statistics

 

The ability to measure the economic impacts of tourism provides policy makers with the evidence necessary to ensure that future policies are targeted to meet strategic objectives.


  • What's the issue?

Measuring the economic contribution and impact of tourism requires consistent approaches to the collection and analysis of data. The application of evaluation frameworks help policy makers to increase overall competitiveness, sustainability and performance of tourism policies and programmes.

  • What can the OECD offer?

The OECD works with governments and other relevant international organisations to further improve the quality and accessibility of tourism data, and more effectively demonstrate the added value of tourism to decision makers, in a timely and robust manner. 

The OECD tourism statistics database supports evidence-based analysis and policy performance through the provision of robust, comparable and timely data on tourism services across OECD member and partner countries. 

Data is compiled using the International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics 2008 and the Tourism Satellite Account: Recommended Methodological Framework 2008.

 

AREAS OF WORK

Tourism Statistics Database

The database provides robust, comparable data on tourism services.

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Measuring Competitiveness in Tourism

This framework is to be considered by countries as a toolkit and a guide.

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Events

The 15th Global Forum on Tourism Statistics will take place in Cusco, Peru on 28-30 November 2018.

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Contact

For further information, please contact Laetitia Reille (Laetitia.REILLE@oecd.org).

 

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