This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
Tourism direct GDP in the UK as a percentage of GDP (CVM) and in growth rate
|Unit of measurement||
Percentage (%)/ Percentage change (%)
World Tourism Organization (UNTWO)
Tourism Direct Gross Domestic Product (TDGDP) = tourism ratio * (output of domestic producers – internal tourism consumption + taxes less subsidies). TDGDP as % GDP = (TDGDP / GDP CVM [£m]) * 100 OR In growth rate (%) = ((TDGDP in year[x] - TDGDP in year [x-1]) / TDGDP[x-1]) * 100
Data are produced from the ONS UK Tourism Satellite Accounts, and ONS GDP statistics. Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||2020-10-16: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|
|Metadata last updated||2020-10-16: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|