Tourism; key indicators, National Accounts

Table description


This table contains contribution of tourism to the Dutch economy (employment, expenditure and value added at basic prices). Tourism is not an industry in itself, but covers a wide range of products and services. The figures are consistent with the conceptual framework of the National Accounts (NA) and can be compared with existing macroeconomic indicators such as the total value added at basic prises and employment in the Netherlands. The tourism accounts offer an integrated macroeconomic overview of the importance of tourism to the economy.

Data available from: 2010.

Status of the figures:
Data from 2010 up to and including 2017 are final. Data of 2018 and 2019 are provisional.

Changes as of 4 September 2020:
Data of 2019 have been added to this table.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional data are published 8 months after the end of the reporting year. Final data are released 20 months after the end of the reporting year.

Description topics

Tourism; employment
The number of jobs, employed persons and labour volume related to tourism.
Tourism: labour volume
Labour years is a measure for the labour volume, which is calculated by converting all jobs (full time and part time) to full-time jobs, also known as full-time equivalents (FTE).

This indicates that two half-time jobs (0.5 FTE each) together account for a labour volume of one labour year.
Contribution of tourism to employment
Contribution of tourism in total jobs, employment and labour volume.
Tourism: labour volume
The contribution of tourism of labour volume in total labour volume in the Netherlands.