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Tourism in Scotland: The Economic Contribution of the Sector


Tourism In Numbers

A report, commissioned by the Tourism Leadership Group, setting out economic data and trends on tourism across Scotland, including visitor numbers and expenditure, the business base and workforce, and the sector's contribution to Scotland's employment and GDP.

Executive Summary

This report provides an overview of the economic contribution and importance of the Tourism sector in Scotland.

The report describes visitor numbers and expenditure in Scotland, the tourism sector and its workforce, and the sector's contributions to employment and GDP in Scotland. It also explores the importance of tourism to different areas of Scotland.

This report was commissioned by the Tourism Leadership Group, and produced collaboratively by the Scottish Government, VisitScotland, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, and the Scottish Tourism Alliance.

How to view the report 

Please visit the Scottish Government website to view this report -

Last Modified: Tuesday 24 April 2018 06:31
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