The Value of Tourism in Delaware

  • The total market value of goods and services produced (GDP) by the state's economy during 2015 was $3.1 billion.
  • In 2015, there were 8.5 million visitors to the State of Delaware. 
  • The Delaware tourism industry is the 4th largest private employer in the state, employing 41,730 people.
  • The tourism industry generated $486 million in state and local government taxes/fees in Fiscal Year 2015.
  • Without tourism, each Delaware household would pay an additional $1,417 in taxes.

Download the 2015 Value of Tourism Report here.

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