April 7, 2009 / 12:16 AM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX: Tourism as a share of European nations' GDP

(Reuters) - Countries across Europe are bracing for less revenue from tourism this year as economic crisis cuts spending. Here is an alphabetical list of European countries with the contribution of travel and tourism to their Gross Domestic Product in 2008:

EUROPE:

ALBANIA - 14.7 percent

AUSTRIA - 14.5 percent.

ARMENIA - 10.2 percent

BELGIUM - 8.9 percent

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA - 10.3 percent

BULGARIA - 12 percent

CROATIA - 25.5 percent

CYPRUS - 21.4 percent

CZECH REPUBLIC - 10.4 percent

DENMARK - 8.5 percent

ESTONIA - 20.4 percent

FINLAND - 8.9 percent

FRANCE - 10.9 percent

GERMANY - 8.6 percent

GREECE - 17.2 percent

HUNGARY - 6.7 percent

ICELAND - 13.3 percent

IRELAND - 7.3 percent

ITALY - 9.7 percent

LATVIA - 7.5 percent

LITHUANIA - 6.2 percent

LUXEMBOURG - 8.1 percent

MACEDONIA - 6.1 percent

MALTA - 23 percent

MONTENEGRO - 24.6 percent

NETHERLANDS - 7.4 percent

NORWAY - 6.1 percent

POLAND - 7.7 percent

PORTUGAL - 15.7 percent

ROMANIA - 5.8 percent

SERBIA - 4.7 percent

SLOVAKIA - 12.6 percent

SLOVENIA - 11.9 percent

SPAIN - 17.2 percent

SWEDEN - 7.1 percent

SWITZERLAND - 12.6 percent

UK - 9.2 percent

Source: World Travel & Tourism Council (www.wttc.org)

Compiled by Carl Bagh, Editorial Reference Unit Bangalore

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