The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases the 2012 to 2020 preliminary estimates on Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism (MST) in the country. It provides the following tourism related information, covering both the inbound and domestic tourism: 1) water consumption, 2) energy consumption from the use of electricity and petroleum and other fuel products, and 3) carbon dioxide emission derived from energy use.
The MST aims to provide useful information towards promoting a suitable balance among the economic, socio-cultural, and environmental aspects of tourism development to ensure its long-term sustainability.
Accommodation Services for Visitors accounted for an average of
From 2012 to 2019, the average energy consumption of tourism from the use of electricity and petroleum and other fuel products was
Meanwhile, Carbon dioxide (CO2) emission resulting from the use of electricity and petroleum and other fuel products by the tourism sector posted an average of
DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General