The Value of Tourism in Delaware

  • The total market value of goods and services produced (GDP) by the state's economy during 2016 was $3.3 billion.
  • In 2016, 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 42,750 jobs.
  • The tourism industry generated $504 million in tax revenue in Fiscal Year 2016.
  • Without tourism, each Delaware household would pay an additional $1,434 in taxes.

Download the 2016 Value of Tourism Report here.

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