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The indicator “Implementation of standard accounting tools to monitor the economic and environmental aspects of tourism sustainability” relates to the degree of implementation in countries of the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) and the System of Environmental and Economic Accounts (SEEA) tables that are to date considered most relevant and feasible for monitoring sustainability in tourism. These tables are
- TSA Table 1 on inbound tourism expenditure.
- TSA Table 2 on domestic tourism expenditure.
- TSA Table 3 on outbound tourism expenditure.
- TSA Table 4 on internal tourism expenditure.
- TSA Table 5 on production accounts of tourism industries.
-TSA Table 6 domestic supply and internal tourism consumption.
- TSA Table 7 on employment in tourism industries.
- SEEA table water flows.
- SEEA table energy flows.
- SEEA table GHG emissions.
- SEEA table solid waste.
|Unit of measurement
Number of tables
TSA = Tourism Satellite Account; SEEA = System of Environmental and Economic Accounts
Standard accounting tools (SEEA and TSA)
The two disaggregations (number of tables reported for standard accounting tools) add up to the total headline UK figure.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated
|14 July 2022
|Metadata last updated
|14 July 2022