Direct contribution of travel and tourism to employment worldwide from 2016 to 2017, by region (in millions)

Travel and tourism's direct contribution to employment worldwide 2016-2017, by region This statistic shows the direct contribution of travel and tourism to employment worldwide from 2016 to 2017, by region. Travel and tourism directly contributed approximately 14.46 million jobs to the South East Asian economy in 2017.
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20162017
North East Asia26.0230.49
South Asia28.6629.76
South East Asia11.1614.46
European Union11.4111.89
North America10.099.94
Sub Saharan Africa6.176.79
Latin America5.935.71
Other Europe2.552.54
North Africa2.192.51
Middle East2.362.34
Oceania0.920.89
Caribbean0.730.76
Central Asia0.570.38
20162017
North East Asia26.0230.49
South Asia28.6629.76
South East Asia11.1614.46
European Union11.4111.89
North America10.099.94
Sub Saharan Africa6.176.79
Latin America5.935.71
Other Europe2.552.54
North Africa2.192.51
Middle East2.362.34
Oceania0.920.89
Caribbean0.730.76
Central Asia0.570.38

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This statistic shows the direct contribution of travel and tourism to employment worldwide from 2016 to 2017, by region. Travel and tourism directly contributed approximately 14.46 million jobs to the South East Asian economy in 2017.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016 to 2017
Supplementary notes
Figures have been rounded.

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