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INTERNAL TOURISM CONSUMPTION

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Definition:
Internal tourism consumption comprises the consumption of both resident and non-resident visitors within the economic territory of the country of reference and/or that provided by residents. It is the sum of domestic tourism consumption and inbound tourism consumption.

It may include goods and services imported into the country of reference and sold to visitors.

Context:
This aggregate provides the most extensive measurement of visitor consumption in the country of reference.

Source Publication:
Tourism Satellite Account: Recommended Methodological Framework, Eurostat, OECD, WTO, UNSD, 2001, paras. 2.61 2.65.

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, March 06, 2003