Economic Impact Studies

Economic Impact Studies Economic Impact Studies

Economic impact analysis takes a snapshot of an entire existing economy at a specific point in time. It follows spending associated with tourism activity to identify changes on employment, income and government tax revenue at regional and provincial levels.

Tourism Economic Impact in Alberta and Six Tourism Regions


*Due to changes to the 2011 Travel Survey of Residents of Canada, there is a historical break in the data series. Data from 2011 onwards may not be compared with prior years.

Special Studies

Winter Sports Events

Archive - Economic Impact by Region





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Last reviewed/revised: March 11, 2016
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