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Economic Impact of Tourism
on New York City's Economy

 
   
  Year
Total Direct Spending (dollars in billions)
Total NYC jobs supported by Visitors
Total Wages Generated (dollars in billions)
Total Taxes Generated (dollars in billions)
 
  2017
$44.2
391,400
$26.4
$12.1
 
  2016
$43.0
383,400
$24.7
$11.5
 
  2015
$42.3
375,268
$23.6
$11.1
 
  2014
$41.2
362,085
$22.5
$10.5
 
  2013
$38.8
348,157
$20.6
$9.7
 
  2012
$36.9
339,303
$19.7
$9.3
 
  2011
$34.5
324,605
$18.6
$8.8
 
  2010
$31.5
310,156
$17.3
$8.1
 
  2009
$28.2
303,649
$16.6
$7.5
 
  2008
$32.0
313,997
$17.2
$8.3
 
  2007
$30.0
353,536
$17.0
$6.5
 
  2006
$26.2
368,179
$16.0
$6.2
 
  2005
$24.3
333,158
$14.2
$5.4
 
  2004
$21.3
328,763
$12.9
$5.4
 
  2003
$18.5
391,977
$11.6
$4.9
 
     
     
 
 
 
Source:
NYC & Company
 
Baruch College Weissman Zicklin School of Business NYCdata