Research Links & Sources
Additional reports, facts and figures related to Minnesota travel and tourism.
U.S. Travel Association research, including current and historical U.S. travel indicators
Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) – Reports on arrival and departure information to and from the U.S.
University of Minnesota Tourism Center – Research and Publications
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – Facts and Figures
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – Reports, including current and projected outdoor recreation participation
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) – Source of most current available federal data from Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) – User-friendly data tools for reports of employment, unemployment, wages, etc. Includes Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), Current Monthly Employment Statistics (CES), and other reports.
Minnesota Department of Revenue – Minnesota State Sales and Use Tax Statistics and Annual Reports, back to 1998 (gross sales, taxable sales, and tax liability by city, county, and industry)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, online reports at five-year intervals back to 1991
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, Minnesota State Report