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Tourism spending in Canada - Canada
(First quarter 2020)$20.8 billion-14.2%(quarterly change)
Domestic tourism spending - Canada
(First quarter 2020)$16.5 billion-12.9%(quarterly change)
Tourism spending by non-residents - Canada
(First quarter 2020)$4.3 billion-18.8%(quarterly change)
Tourism share of gross domestic product - Canada
(First quarter 2020)1.7%
Employment generated by tourism - Canada
(First quarter 2020)703,000-6.5%(quarterly change)
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Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account
The Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account (PTTSA) provides an economic measure of the importance of tourism in terms of expenditures, gross domestic product and employment for each of the provinces and territories.
International travellers entering or returning to Canada
Visit the Transportation Statistics Interactive Dashboard to explore a flow diagram illustrating the paths of international travellers entering or returning to Canada.
About the Tourism Statistics Program
The Tourism Statistics Program produces detailed statistics on travellers travelling to, from and within Canada, as well as information on travellers' characteristics and spending. The program also provides information to the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts which produces data on travel and tourism expenditures, employment and gross domestic product.
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