The Countries Most Reliant on Tourism #infographic

The Countries Most Reliant on Tourism
As the global travel and tourism industry stalls, the spillover effects on global employment are far-reaching. A total of 330 million workers are funded by this sector across the globe, adding 10% or $8.9 trillion to global GDP per year.

Today's infographic uses data from the World Travel & Tourism Council and highlights countries that are most dependent on the travel and tourism industry for employment — quantifying the scale of the industry 's contribution to the health of the global economy.

Worldwide, 40 countries depend on the travel and tourism industry for more than 15% of their total jobs. Unsurprisingly, many of the countries that experience the most economic harm are island nations.

At the same time , data reveals the extent to which some larger nations rely on tourism. For example, the travel and tourism sector generates 479,000 jobs in New Zealand, while Cambodia 's tourism provides 2.4 million jobs.

The Countries Most Reliant on Tourism #infographic

Source: www.visualcapitalist.com

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