Latin America & Caribbean: most tourism-dependent employment markets 2018

In 2018, Venezuela was one of the most tourism-dependent country in terms of employment in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a rate of nearly one job per tourist visiting the country. Brazil was the nation with the second largest number of direct tourism jobs per 100 travelers, with 37 jobs per 100 tourists or nearly 0.4 jobs per traveler. Honduras, Haiti and Colombia complete the top five of most tourism-dependent job markets in the region that year.

Countries with the largest number of jobs per 100 tourists in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

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Release date

January 2020


Central and South America, Mexico

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The source obtained these figures by dividing the number of direct tourism jobs per the number of tourists in each country, and multiplying by 100.

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Statistics on "Travel and tourism in Latin America"

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