In 2020, the contribution of Tourism Direct Gross Value Added (TDGVA) to the Philippine economy, as measured by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), is estimated at
The TDGVA amounted to
All forms of tourism expenditures posted downturns in 2020: inbound tourism expenditure declined by
Inbound tourism expenditure, which refers to the expenditure of non-resident visitors (foreign visitors and Filipinos permanently residing abroad) within the Philippines, shared
Employment in tourism characteristic industries declined in 2020
Employment in tourism characteristic industries was estimated at
The Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts (PTSA) is compiled annually by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General