Useful Links for Information and Data on the Attractions Industry
Industry Association Links
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.
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.
ITPS Leisure Industry News
Park World Online
Theme Park Insider