WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IS OF ESSENCE | TOURISM | GDP

KENYA | TANZANIA | BOTSWANA | SOUTH AFRICA

Tourism in the four coutries above play a vital role in their development (tourism contributes a significant percentage to their GDPs). Therefore conservation of wildlife which is the main attraction for tourists to these countries, who want to see the wildlife in their natural habitats, is of essence.

DO NOT BUY WILDLIFE PRODUCTS and support wildlife crime. By buying wildlife products and supporting wildlife crime, you will be contributing towards the deterioration of development in these countries and worsening and destruction of livelihoods that depend on tourism sector directly and indirectly as a source of income. 


 KENYA

TOURISM | SAFARI | WILDLIFE

US$5.6B || * 11.9% <

TANZANIA

TOURISM | SAFARI | WILDLIFE

US$4.8B || * 12.4% <

BOTSWANA

TOURISM | SAFARI | WILDLIFE

US$0.8B || * 3.0% <

SOUTH AFRICA

TOURISM | SAFARI | WILDLIFE

US$43.9B || * 4.3% <

NB: *TRAVEL & TOURISM TOTAL CONTRIBUTION TO GDP & TOURISM TOTAL CONTRIBUTION TO GDP – U$ | | *% SHARE | 2014 ESTIMATES

The share of Travel & Tourism spending or employment in the equivalent economy-wide concept in the published national income accounts or labour market statistics. Visitor exports are compared with exports of all goods and services Domestic Travel & Tourism spending is compared with GDP Government individual Travel & Tourism spending is compared with total government spending Internal Travel & Tourism consumption is compared with total internal consumption (i.e. total domestic spending plus total export) Leisure Travel & Tourism contribution to GDP is compared with total GDP Business Travel & Tourism contribution to GDP is compared with total GDP Travel & Tourism capital investment spending is compared with all fixed investment spending.

SOURCE: knoema

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