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The NYC Tourism Index

Total Visitors:
1971: 16M
1988: 19.8M
1991: 22.79M
1996: 29.12M
2000: 36.2M
2010: 48.8M


Visitor Spending:
1971: $400M
1988: $2.65B
2003: $18.49B
2010: $31.5B


Average Daily Spending Per Domestic Visitor: $233
Average Daily Spending Per International Visitor: $206


Countries With the Most Visitors:
U.K.: 1,055,000
Canada: 977,000
France: 596,000
Brazil: 589,000
Germany: 528,000


Jobs Supported: 303,649

Tax Savings For Each Local Household: $1,200


Purpose Of Visit in 2010:
Leisure: 76%
Business: 24%


Number of Visitors to:
Central Park: 11.5 million
Empire State Building:
3.5 million
Circle Line: Nearly 1 million


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