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The SO SR evaluated the tourism in the Slovak economy for 2017 and revised data for the years 2013-2016

The SO SR evaluated the tourism in the Slovak economy for 2017 and revised data for the years 2013-2016

Last update: 09.04.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Publish Date: 09.04.2020

In 2017, the tourism direct gross domestic product amounted to EUR 2,16 bil., representing a 2,58 % of the share of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the Slovak economy.

Annually, this indicator increased by 1,6 %, in absolute terms. This results from the latest data of the Statistical Office of the SR, processed in the TOURISM SATELLITE ACCOUNT for the year 2017.

The Tourism Satellite Account provides the professional public with more detailed data on the economic performance of the tourism industry, its share and impact on the country´s economy.

In 2017, the gross value added of the tourism industries reached EUR 4,29 bil. (5,7 % share of the gross value added of the Slovak economy) and the tourism direct gross value added amounted to EUR 1,78 bil. (2,36 % share of the gross value added of the Slovak economy).

Another important indicator- employment in tourism characteristic industries reached in 2017, the level of 6,3 % of all jobs in the Slovak economy.

The Satellite Account of the SR is a set of internationally comparable data, describing the tourism industries in Slovakia. Data are available in 2013-2017 time series, while data on the demand side and supply side for the years 2013-2016 have been revised on the basis of the refined methodology of international standards and initiatives obtained from international organizations-OECD and Eurostat.

The classification of tourism products and the tourism industries have been revised.

The outputs are processed in the Extended Information Report and in 21 well-arranged tables, attached to this text.


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