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Research Links & Sources

Additional reports, facts and figures related to Minnesota travel and tourism.

U.S. Travel Association research, including current and historical U.S. travel indicators
www.ustravel.org/research

National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) – Reports on arrival and departure information to and from the U.S.
http://travel.trade.gov/research/monthly/arrivals/index.asp

University of Minnesota Tourism Center – Research and Publications
www.tourism.umn.edu/

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – Facts and Figures
www.dnr.state.mn.us/faq/mnfacts/index.html

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – Reports, including current and projected outdoor recreation participation
www.dnr.state.mn.us/aboutdnr/reports/index.html

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) – Source of most current available federal data from Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
www.bls.gov/cew/

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) – User-friendly data tools for reports of employment, unemployment, wages, etc. Includes Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), Current Monthly Employment Statistics (CES), and other reports.
www.positivelyminnesota.com/Data_Publications/Data/All_Data_Tools/index.aspx

Minnesota Department of Revenue – Minnesota State Sales and Use Tax Statistics and Annual Reports, back to 1998 (gross sales, taxable sales, and tax liability by city, county, and industry)
www.revenue.state.mn.us/research_stats/Pages/Sales-and-Use-Tax-Statistics-and-Annual-Reports.aspx

Minnesota Department of Revenue Leisure and Hospitality Industry Reports, back to 2004 – Number of businesses, gross sales, taxable sales, and tax liability by type of business, county, and tourism region. (Limited data for resorts also available starting with 1985.)
www.revenue.state.mn.us/research_stats/Pages/Tourism_Industry_Reports.aspx

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, online reports at five-year intervals back to 1991
www.census.gov/programs-surveys/fhwar.html

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, Minnesota State Report
www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/fhw11-mn.pdf

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