Travel and tourism: direct contribution to employment worldwide 2019, by country

China's travel and tourism industry directly contributed to the largest amount of employment of any country worldwide with a total of over 29 million workers in 2019. India was not far behind with just under 27.5 million travel and tourism industry employees. This may come as no surprise given the size and population of both of these Asian nations. Comparatively, the European country that took the highest place in the ranking was Germany with a total of just over three million staff that are a direct result of the travel and tourism industry.

Countries with the highest employment in the travel and tourism industry worldwide in 2019

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

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