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Tourism satellite account for Portugal
In 2016 the GVA generated by tourism represented 7.1% of national GVA - 2014 - 2016
07 December 2017


It is estimated that, in 2016, the GVA generated by tourism accounted for 7.1% of national GVA, increasing about 10% from the previous year in nominal terms, following an increase of 7.1% in 2015. In 2015 and 2016 national GVA increased, respectively, 3.6% and 2.7%.
Tourism consumption in the economic territory represented 12.5% of national GDP, growing 5.8% in 2016 and 5.9% in 2015.
Tourism exports accounted for 18.4% of total national exports, on average, in 2014 and 2015.
In the biennium 2014/2015, employment in tourism characteristic activities represented, on average, 9.1% of total national employment.

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