Destination Performance in Durham
Destination Performance in Durham

Destination Performance in Durham

The STEAM report measures the volume and value of tourism activity annually. The latest results reflect the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the visitor economy in 2020 with 2019 for comparison. The results are as follows;

 

 

Overall Performance in Durham

2020
  • 11.39 million people visited in 2020, down 43.4% on 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £506.75 million, down by 48.3% on 2019
  • The number of  FTE jobs supported by tourism is 6,794, down by 44% on 2019
2019
  • 20.13 million people visited Durham in 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £955.07  (£980.72 million if indexed to 2020)
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 12,133  

 

Performance in Durham City

2020
  • 2.38 million people visited in 2020, down by 45.6% on 2019.
  • Overall visitor expenditure was at £117.64 million, down by 51.8% on 2019.
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 1,523, down by 46.8% on 2019
2019
  • 4.37 million people visited Durham City in 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £237.93  (£244.32 million if indexed to 2020)
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 2,861
 

Performance in The Durham Coast

2020
  • 1.89 million people visited Durham Coast in 2020, down by 42.4% on 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was at £77.62 million, down 45.1% on 2019
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 958, down by 42.6% on 2019
2019
  • 3.29 million people visited The Durham Coast in 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £137.74  (£141.44 million if indexed to 2020)
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 1,668
 

Performance in The Durham Dales

2020
  • 1.53 million people visited in 2020, which was down by 43.2% on 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £95.92 million, down by 48.3% on 2019
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 1,489, down by 42.1% on 2019
2019
  • 2.69 million people visited The Durham Dales in 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £180.80  (£185.66 million if indexed to 2020)
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 2,572
 

Performance in The Vale of Durham

2020
  • 9.78 million people visited The Vale of Durham in 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £ 409.30 million in
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 5,032
2019
  • 5.59 million people visited in 2020, which was down by 42.8% on 2019
  • Overall visitor expenditure was £398.60  (£409.30 million if indexed to 2020)
  • The number of FTE jobs supported by tourism is 2,824, down by 43.9% on 2019