Ministry of Tourism, Government of India compiles the State/UT wise figures of Domestic Tourist Visits (DTVs) and Foreign Tourist Visits (FTVs) on the basis of information provided by State Governments/UT Administrations. The DTVs and FTVs during 2016, 2017 and 2018 are given in the table below:
(Figures in million)
The estimated share (direct + indirect) of jobs due to tourism was 12.38% during 2017-18.
This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) of Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha yesterday.