Tourism

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 4th June 2018.

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Photo of Rehman Chishti Rehman Chishti Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the economic value of tourism to the (a) UK and (b) South East in each of the last five years.

Photo of Michael Ellis Michael Ellis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

VisitBritain’s data for economic value of tourism in UK and South East are as follows-

Inbound Tourism

Year

UK

South East

2012

£18.6 billion

£1.9 billion

2013

£21.3 billion

£2 billion

2014

£21.8 billion

£2.2 billion

2015

£22.1 billion

£2.2 billion

2016

£22.5 billion

£2.2 billion

2017

£24.3 billion

£1.68 billion (January-September)

Domestic Tourism

Year

UK (day)

UK (overnight visits)

South East (day)

South East (overnight visits)

2012

£65.6 billion

£23.9 billion

£8.6 billion

£1.6 billion

2013

£62 billion

£23.2 billion

£8.1 billion

£1.4 billion

2014

£61.8 billion

£22.6 billion

£8.7 billion

£1.6 billion

2015

£61.9 billion

£24.8 billion

£7.6 billion

£1.6 billion

2016

£63.9 billion

£23 billion

£8.6 billion

£1.5 billion

2017

£62.4 billion

£23.6 billion

£7 billion

£2.7 billion

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