Useful Links for Information and Data on the Attractions Industry

 

Associations

Industry Association Links

 Attractions

Roller Coaster Database – Provides a global database of roller coasters

American Coaster Enthusiasts Roller Coaster Census – Provides a global database of roller coasters

TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index – Tracks global attractions attendance.

Ultimate Waterpark – Provides a database ow water parks in North America.

Economic

Eurostat Manufactured Goods – A searchable database of production, import and export of goods including amusement equipment.

Eurostat Tourism Industries – Economic analysis of the tourism industry in the EU.

National Bureau of Statistics of China – Economic data for China.

OECD Economic Outlook Annex Tables - A range of GDP, inflation, interest, housing, and trade statistics for OECD countries.

U.S. Census Bureau Amusement and Theme Park Snapshot – Contains key industry statistics for the U.S. market

U.S. Census Industry Statistics Portal for Amusement and theme parks – Lists all the data available for NAICS code 713110 (amusement and theme parks)

U.S. Census Industry Statistics Portal for Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions – Lists all the data available for NAICS code 7121 (Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions)

U.S. Census Industry Statistics Portal for Other amusement and recreation industries – Lists all the data available for NAICS code 7139 (Other amusement and recreation industries)

U.S. Travel Association’s Monthly Outlook on the U.S. Tourism Industry – Provides general overview of statistics related to the U.S. tourism industry.

World Bank DataBank – Contains global economic statistics.

World Tourism Organization Tourism Highlights – Covers key statistics on global tourism.

World Tourism Organization Statistics and Tourism Satellite Accounts – Contains global and country tourism statistics.

Labor & Compensation

Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics for Amusement Parks and Arcades – Lists hourly and annual wages by occupation.

Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics for Museums and Historical Sites  – Lists hourly and annual wages by occupation.

Department of Labor’s Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Competency Model - The model identifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities that provide a foundation for industry workers, as well as competencies specific to key sectors.

Eurostat Wage Adjusted Labor Productivity  - Productivity data in the industry, trade, and services industry.

Minimum Wage Laws by State – A review of minimum wage rates by state.

OECD Employment Database – A range of employment, unemployment, earnings and wage statistics for OECD countries.

Statistics Canada-CANSIM – Employment data for Canada and the provinces.

Miscellaneous Government Sites

Harmonized Tariff Schedule – A searchable database of the import and export codes used for importing and exporting goods.

World Trade Organization Tariff Database – searchable database of tariffs worldwide.

Publications

Aquatics International

Amusement Today

Blooloop

Funworld

Inpark Magazine

ITPS Leisure Industry News

Park World Online

RePlay Magazine

Theme Park Insider