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Delaware Tourism Statistics

The Value of Tourism in Delaware

• The total market value of goods and services produced (GDP) by the state's economy during Fiscal Year 2012 was $2.2 billion.

• In 2012, there were 7.3 million visitors to the State of Delaware. 

• The Delaware tourism industry is the 4th largest private employer in the state, employing 38,810 people.

• The tourism industry generated $441 million in state and local government taxes/fees in Fiscal Year 2012.

• The average visitor spent $586 per trip in 2012.

• Without tourism in Delaware, each Delaware household would pay $1301 more in taxes to maintain current levels of state and local taxes.

Delaware Convention & Visitors Bureau
99 Kings Highway | Dover, DE 19901