China altogether received 5. 68 billion person-trips in 2018, 5.539 million of which were domestic tips and 141.2 million were inbound trips. Outbound person-trips totaled 149.72 million, increased by 14.7% year-on-year. China's tourism industry brought in 5.97 trillion yuan in revenue, an increase of 10.5% year-on-year.
The tourism industry contributed 9.94 trillion yuan to GDP with a presence of 11.04%, according to the preliminary estimates from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Tourism directly generated 28.26 million jobs and indirectly provided 51.65 million jobs, accounting for 10.29% of China’s total employment.
Domestic person-trips grew by 10.8%
Chinese travelers went on 5.539 billion person-trips domestically, an increase of 10.8% year-on-year. Among them, urban citizens made 4,119 million person-trips, up by 12%; rural citizen made 1,420 million person-trips, up by 7.3%.
Domestic tourism generated 5.13 trillion yuan in revenue, an increase of 12% year-on-...
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