GDP represented at basic prices 8.7 percent of Mexico's gross domestic product.
During 2018, tourism-related activities reported 2.3 million paid jobs, 6% of the total. Other subsectors that gave employment in this industry were services related to accommodation, passenger transport services, craft services and recreational and sports services, among others. The internal consumption expenditure during this year was 3.2 billion pesos. While external consumption accounted for 272.8 million pesos. The Institute pointed out that tourism activity accounted for 3.4 percent of the fixed investment of the economy in 2018.
In 2019, accommodation services accounted for 28.1 percent of the value, passenger transport services 18.7 percent and catering services accounted for 15.2 percent. The largest contribution within the tourism sector were the services of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, with a participation of 29.1 percent.
INEGI also shared that domestic consumption (domestic travelers) increased 3.3 percent and receptive consumption (foreign travelers) increased 2.8 percent.