NEVADA TRAVEL IMPACTS Calendar Year 2008, 2007 & 2006
Nevada Commission on Tourism
CALENDAR YEAR 2008 p 2007 2006
1_ What is the total overall travel spending in Nevada? $54.1 billion $57.7 billion $56.1 billion
2_ What is the number of jobs attributed to the travel industry? 489,000 495,000 504,000
3_ What percentage is this compared to all employment in the state? 30% 30% 31%
4_ What is the amount of state and local tax revenue generated by the travel industry? $2.7 billion $2.9 billion $2.8 billion
5_ How much state and local tax revenue is generated per Nevada household? $2,790 $2,970 $2,990
6_ What percentage of state and local tax revenues are generated by the travel industry? 27% 27% 28%
7_ What is the amount of earnings attributable to the travel industry? $20.9 billion $20.7 billion $20.1 billion
8_ In terms of GDP, what is the largest export industry in Nevada? Travel Travel Travel
9_ What is the direct gross domestic product (GDP) of the Nevada travel industry? $17.1 billion $17.2 billion $16.4 billion
10_ What percentage of the overall Nevada GDP is attributable to the travel industry? 13.1% 13.3% 13.4%
11_ What percentage of the overall U.S. GDP is attributable to the travel industry? n.a. 2.7% 2.7%
Last Updated: July - 09
Compiled by the Nevada Commission on Tourism, Research Department Ph: (775) 687-4322
Q6 percentages are for the fiscal year.
Q1, 2, 3 & 7 refer to Total (Direct & Secondary Impacts).
Q4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 & 11 refer to Direct impacts only.
Direct impacts refer to the spending and related impacts made directly by visitors at businesses throughout the state.
Total impacts also include the additional or secondary spending of the businesses and employees that receive these direct visitor expenditures.