The UNWTO Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account Programme is committed to developing tourism measurement for furthering knowledge of the sector, monitoring progress, evaluating impact, promoting results-focused management, and highlighting strategic issues for policy objectives. 

The programme works towards advancing the methodological frameworks for measuring tourism and expanding its analytical potential, designs practical guidance for their implementation in countries, supports statistical strengthening in countries through capacity building, and compiles and disseminates tourism statistics of countries all over the world. For more, see About us.

Upcoming events

Thu 20 Nov 2014 UNWTO Special Workshop on Tourism Statistics - Nara-City - Japan

Latest news

02 Apr 14
International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics 2008 – Compilation Guide
The Statistics programme of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is happy to announce the successful launch of its Compilation Guide for Tourism Statistics. The Compilation Guide was drafted in...
05 Mar 14
Methodological Notes to the Tourism Statistics Database
The Methodological Notes to the Tourism Statistics Database (2014 edition) includes conceptual references and technical notes for a better understanding and application of UNWTO statistics....
05 Mar 14
Press Release
UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking campaign
’Your Actions Count – Be a Responsible Traveller’  aims to raise awareness about the most common illicit goods and services that tourists might be exposed to while travelling. The campaign...