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Tourism employment in water transportation services in United States rises in 2016

According to statistics announced by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the indicator went up by 10% in comparison with 2015. The variable rose by 3 thousand persons, when it remained unchanged by 0%. The overall changes for the prior 19 years reached a growth of 22.22%. Moreover, it has shown the compound average annual growth rate of 0.01 percent over the 5 years with a overall decline since the start of time series. It averaged 32.53 thousand persons from 1998 to 2016 and it attained its all-time high of 38 thousand persons in 2006 and record low of 27 thousand persons in 1998.

Tourism employment in water transportation services in United States rises in 2016
Date Thousand Persons Variation
2016 33.00 10
2015 30.00 =
2014 30.00 7.14
2013 28.00 -9.68
2012 31.00 6.9
2011 29.00 =
2010 29.00 -6.45
2009 31.00 -6.06
2008 33.00 -8.33
2007 36.00 -5.26

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Main Tourism Indicators

  • Tourist Arrivals

    Number of tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remundated from within the country visited. It is an indicator of a country's inbound tourism. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Overnight Stay

    Overnight stays of non-resident visitors in the country visited, in any type of accomodation. It is an indicator of tourism flows and usually displayed in growth rates. Based on: World Trade Organization.

  • International Departure

    Residents taking a trip abroad, for less than a year, for any main purpose (business, leisure or other personal purpose) other than to be employed by a resident entity in the country or place visited. Refers to the number of movements of travellers rather than the number of travellers. It is an indicator of outbound tourism. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Receipt

    Expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except when these are important enough justify separate classification. For some countries they do not include receipts for passenger transport items. It is a direct indicator of economic returns of tourism and usually measured by visitor. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Expenditure

    Amount paid for the acquisition of consumption goods and services, as well as valuables, for own use or to give away, for and during tourism trips. Includes expenditures by visitors themselves, as well as expenses that are paid for or reimbursed by others. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Employment

    Tourism employment refers to all the jobs in both tourism-characteristic activities and non-tourism-characteristic activities in all establishments in tourism industries. It can be categorized at two levels depending on their involvement in or contribution to tourism supply-side. Front offices in hotels, resorts or shopping outlets provide direct employment because their employees are in contact with tourists and cater for tourist demand. Tourism also supports indirect employment in activities like restaurant suppliers, construction companies that build and maintain tourist facilities, as well as necessary infrastructure, aircraft manufacturers, various handicrafts producers, marketing agencies, accounting services, which are more or less dependent on the companies providing direct employment for their revenues. Tourism employment is usually expressed as a percentage of total employment or in number of jobs. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Business Tourism Expenditure

  • Number Of Domestic Trips

    A domestic trip corresponds to the travel between leaving the place of residence and returning, with the main destination being in the country of residence of the traveller. Based on : IRTS 2008 para 2.8

  • Tourism Products Consumption

    Amount paid for the acquisition of tourism related consumption goods and services, as well as valuables for own use or to give away, for and during tourism trips by resident or non-resident visitors, which corresponds to monetary transactions (the focus of tourism expenditure), it also includes services associated with vacation accomodation on own account, tourism social transfers in kind and other imputed consumption. Tourism characteristic products are those that satisfy one or both of the following criteria: (1) Tourism expenditure on the product should represent a significant share of total tourism expenditure (share-of-expenditure/demand condition); (2) Tourism expenditure on the product should represent a significant share of the supply of the product in the economy (share-of-supply). This criterion implies that the supply of a tourism characteristic product would cease to exist in meaningful quantity in the absence of visitors. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Participation

    Tourism Participation is the proportion of a given population that makes at least one tourism in one year. The scope is all tourism trips taken for personal purposes of at least one overnight stay. It can be measured in % or in number of trips. Based on Eurostat.

  • Tourism Direct GDP

    Measures the direct contribution of tourism to GDP, expressed as a percentage.

  • Business Tourist Arrivals

  • Tourism GVA

    Value of direct tourism output at basic prices, less the value of the inputs used in producing these tourism products, usually expressed in millions of national currency. Based on: Australian Bureau of Statistics.