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The contribution of tourism reached 154,487 million euros in 2019, representing 12.4% of GDP. The branches concerning tourism generated 2.72 million jobs, 12.9% of the total employment.
|Indicator||Note||Value||Porcentaje sobre el total|
|Contribution to GDP (millions of euros)||154,487||12.4|
|Contribution to total employment (millions of jobs)||2.72||12.9|
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The Spanish Tourism Satellite Account (STSA) is a summary statistic composed of a set of accounts and tables, based on the methodological principles of national accounts and presenting the different economic parameters of tourism in Spain, for a given reference date. The current base is 2010.
It essentially consists of three types of components:
- - Supply accounts and tables, in which an attempt is made to characterise the production and cost structures of tourism companies.
- - Demand tables which intend to characterise, from an economic point of view, the different types of tourists, national tourism compared with international, the types of goods and services demanded, etc.
- - Tables that interrelate supply and demand, which facilitates obtaining some integrated measurements of the contribution of tourism to the economy via variables such as GDP, production or employment.