Statistics and trends

Tourism is a key component of Carmarthenshire’s economy and a major source of employment and revenue supporting over 5,600 full time equivalent jobs either directly or indirectly and generating over £369m revenue to the County’s economy annually.

Total economic impact of tourism £M 369.79
% change on 2015 (£'s 2016) 2.7%
Total visitor days (Millions) 5.72
% change on 2015 1.2%
Staying visitor days (Millions) 3.57
% change on 2015 2.9%
Total visitor numbers (Millions) 3.08
% change on 2015 0.1%
Number of staying visitors (Millions) 0.93
% change on 2015 3.6%
Number of day visitors (Millions) 2.15
% change on 2015 -1.3%
Number of FTE jobs supported by tourism spend 5,638
% change on 2015 2.3%

Statistics derived from the STEAM Trend Report 2016

Page updated on: 22/02/2018