To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Value of Tourism

2013 Somerset Tourism Volume & Value

Key Points Summary

  • Total Value of Tourism = £1.28billion
  • Total Employment (actual) = 35,051
  • Direct Employment (actual) = 26,156
  • % of all Employment = 10%

Year

UK

Trips

Nights

Spend

2005

3,078,900

10,975,000

£465,413,000

2006

2,398,000

8,624,000

£323,999,000

2007

2,520,000

8,864,000

£340,520,000

2008

2,214,000

7,407,000

£324,907,000

2009

2,629,000

9,240,000

£412,001,000

2010

2,160,000

7,459,000

£324,340,000

2011

2,300,000

7,970,000

£369,001,000

2012

2,260,000

8,355,000

£366,934,000

2013

2,390,000

8,070,000

£386,000,000

Year

Overseas

Trips

Nights

Spend

2005

196,900

1,452,000

£69,549,000

2006

262,000

1,492,000

£59,103,000

2007

260,000

2,200,000

£81,000,000

2008

233,000

2,295,000

£84,408,000

2009

229,000

1,579,000

£95,157,000

2010

219,000

1,271,000

£63,293,000

2011

214,000

1,316,000

£65,443,000

2012

184,000

1,381,000

£77,266,000

2013

210,000

1,500,000

£75,200,000

Year

Day Visits

Trips

Spend

2005

13,143,358

£528,414,000

2006

13,706,000

£568,401,398

2007

13,856,034

£592,932,000

2008

13,903,305

£623,036,000

2009

14,639,759

£653,847,000

2010

14,645,000

£653,471,000

2011

20,895,000

£680,105,000

2012

23,481,000

£765,286,000

2013

23,030,000

£766,000,000

Search Conferences

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Book Accommodation

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Search Things to Do

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Search What's On

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)
Date

Search Shopping

Type:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Search Destination

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Book Accommodation

Type:
Area:
Keyword: (OPTIONAL)

Our Sponsors