The Value of Tourism in Delaware

  • Tourism's contribution to the state's GDP (the total market value of goods and services produced) was $3.4 billion.
  • In 2017, there were 9 million visitors to the State of Delaware. 
  • The Delaware tourism industry is the 4th largest private employer in the state, accounting for 43,380 jobs.
  • The tourism industry generated $522 million in tax revenue in Fiscal Year 2017.
  • Without tourism, each Delaware household would pay an additional $1,468 in taxes.

Download the 2017 Value of Tourism Report here.

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