Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport Minutes of Evidence


APPENDIX 1

Cumbria's Economy
Total
Percentage
People in Employment (Note 1)
192,850
  
Gross Domestic Product (Note 2)
£5,350,000,000
  
Tourism's Contribution to Cumbria's Economy
Total Jobs (Note 3)
47,310
  
Total Revenue
£963,600,000
  
Percentage of Total Jobs
25%
  
Percentage of Total GDP
18%
  
Sectoral Breakdown—Expenditure
Accommodation
£228,462,149.48
24%
Food and Drink
£171,636,538.69
18%
Recreation
£38,154,338.67
4%
Shopping
£113,883,162.84
12%
Transport
£67,958,791.67
7%
Indirect
£234,956,504.99
24%
VAT
£108,548,513.66
11%
Sectoral Breakdown—Employment
Accommodation
22,257
47%
Food and Drink
8,480
18%
Recreation
2,289
5%
Shopping
5,126
11%
Transport
1,499
3%
Total Direct Employment
39,652
84%
Total Indirect Employment
7,656
16%
Seasonality—Revenue
January
£34,211,337
4%
February
£45,576,459
5%
March
£57,869,346
6%
April
£70,278,204
7%
May
£92,312,625
10%
June
£102,170,129
11%
July
£130,814,875
14%
August
£139,280,732
14%
September
£98,343,098
10%
October
£96,023,685
10%
November
£52,534,697
5%
December
£44,068,841
5%

Notes:

Note 1. Source: Cumbria County Council (2000). Includes an additional element (9.3%) to account for self-employment in tourism.



 
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