Tourism; key indicators, National Accounts

Tourism; key indicators, National Accounts

Periods Tourism; employment Tourism: jobs (x 1 000) Contribution of tourism to employment Tourism: jobs (%)
2020* 690 6.4
Source: CBS.
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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 2018 are final. Data of 2019 and 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of 31 August 2021:
Data of 2020 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: jobs
The number of jobs related to tourism.
Contribution of tourism to employment
Contribution of tourism in total jobs, employment and labour volume.
Tourism: jobs
The contribution of tourism jobs in total jobs in the Netherlands.