Income and Expenditure Accounts Technical Series

Canadian Tourism Satellite Account, 2004

Canadian Tourism Satellite Account, 2004

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  • Tourism contributed 2.0% of Canada's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2004. Tourism GDP at basic prices reached $23.9 billion up 2.5% from 2002.

  • Tourism contributed 3.8% of total employment and generated 610,600 jobs in 2004. This was almost unchanged (down 0.1%) from 2002.

  • Tourism demand in Canada was $58.6 billion in 2004, up 3.7% from 2002.

  • Non-residents accounted for $17.5 billion of tourism spending in Canada, down 3.2% from 2002. 

  • In 2004, over two-thirds of tourism spending in Canada was by Canadians ($41.1 billion). This was up 6.9% from 2002. 

  • Canadians spent $23.8 billion on tourism abroad, up 15.2% from 2002.

  • In 2004, Canadians spent more on tourism outside Canada than foreigners spent in Canada. The tourism trade deficit increased to $6.2 billion from $2.5 billion in 2002.

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