Tourism and leisure industry in Austria
Tourism data 2012
Tourism income from foreign guests 2011 (in Euro)
Tourism income from domestic guests 2011 (in Euro)
Average duration of stay (overnights)
Direct and indirect value creation from the tourism and leisure industry: EUR 44.74 bn (= 14,9% of GDP)
Source: Statistics Austria, Tourism
Tourism revenues per capita in Austria 2011: EUR 1,731
Source: Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, Tourism in Austria 2011
Sport industry in Austria
According to a study by the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber one out of ten jobs in Austria is sport-related.
Sport defined in economic terms
Gross value added in EUR million
Statistical definition: sporting activities (including the operation of sports facilities and other services)
approx. 16,200 (0.42%)
Narrow definition: All activities which are inputs to sport (i.e. all goods and services necessary for doing sport (trade and production of sporting goods) plus the Statistical Definition
approx. 115,400 (3.02%)
Broad definition: All activities which require sport as an input (i.e. all goods and services related to a sport activity but without being necessary for doing sport) plus the Narrow Definition
approx. 334,000 (8.72%)
Source: SportAustria-DATENVADEMECUM. Federal Ministry of Sport, SpEA SportsEconAustria Edition 4, September 2009
The global market for alpine skis and cross-country skis are levelling off at 3.2 million (alpine) and 1.9 million (cross-country) respectively. Remarkable 50% are allotted to Austrian ski brands. The export quota is over 80%.
Source: Annual Report of the Austrian Wood Industries 2011/2012.