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Value of Tourism in Delaware

Tourism's contribution to the state's GDP (the total market value of goods and services produced) in 2021 was $4 billion.

  • In 2021, there were 9.8 million overnight visitors to the State of Delaware.¬†
  • The Delaware¬†tourism industry is the 4th largest private employer in the state, accounting for 47,760 jobs.
  • The tourism industry generated $620 million in tax revenue.
  • Without tourism, each Delaware household would pay an additional $1,608 in taxes.

Download the 2021 Value of Tourism Report here.