Tourism and the Economy
Tourism is a vital part of Minnesota’s economy
Key 2021 Statistics
MN L&H Gross Sales $15.7B
MN L&H State Sales Tax $998M
MN L&H Jobs 229k people
Explore Minnesota’s Budget Recommendations - Jan. 20, 2023
Halo Effect of Minnesota Tourism
Here are the stories of three entrepreneurs who visited and decided to invest in Minnesota.
Tourism Works for Minnesota
We know people visit Minnesota for any number of reasons, from family camping trips to major sporting events and everything in between. But tourism is more than memories and Instagram photos: It’s an essential part of Minnesota’s economy.
Past Annual Tourism and the Economy Fact Sheets
- 2022 Tourism and Economy Fact Sheet (2020 data)
- 2021 Tourism and Economy Fact Sheet (2019 data)
- 2020 Tourism and Economy Fact Sheet (2018 data)
- 2019 Tourism and Economy Fact Sheet (2017 data)
Additional Leisure & Hospitality reports are available on the Minnesota Department of Revenue website.