Stats SA Tourism Satellite Account - 2015

TOURISM EMPLOYED 1 IN 22 PEOPLE IN 2015
The recently released Stats SA Tourism satellite account for South Africa drills down on how much tourism contributed to the economy, how many jobs the industry created and how much money tourists spent in 2015.  Some interesting facts and figures coming out of the report include:

  • In 2015, tourism employed 1 in 22 people (711 746)
  • Tourism directly contributed 3% of total GDP in 2015
  • The value of outbound tourism was R72 712m in 2015
  • The contribution of inbound tourism was R108 760m in 2015
  • The value of domestic tourism was R140 931m in 2015

Click here to download the full report


close