Michigan Economic Impact Calculator - Rural Regions

INSTRUCTIONS

Visits: Enter the number of visitors in party nights and the percentage of these visits for each of the five segments. Enter percentages as whole numbers, e.g. 50 for 50%. The percents must sum to 100.

Spending Averages: Enter spending average for each segment in dollars per party per night. Change the default values by selecting the cell and entering a new spending average. 

Multipliers: This version uses multipliers for a generic rural region of Michigan.  Choose the metro area or state versions for larger multipliers.

Press the Estimate Impacts button to compute spending and economic impacts. Results are shown below. To try another scenario change any of the inputs and press the Estimate Impacts button again. 

 

Visits in Party nights:
Motel: %
Camper: %
Seasonal Home: %
Stay with FR: %
Day Visitor: %
Spending Averages ($ per party night)
Motel:
Camper:
Seasonal Home:
Stay with FR:
Day Visitor:

Results are shown below :


Table 1: Total Tourist Spending by Lodging Segment

Spending Category Motel Camp Seasonal Home Stay with FR Day Visitor Total
Motel, hotel, cabin or B&B 
Camping Fees 
Restaurants & bars 
Groceries, take-out food/drinks 
Gas & Oil 
Other vehicle expenses 
Airfares, bus, rail, taxi, ferry
Admissions & fees 
Clothing 
Sporting goods 
Gambling 
Souvenirs and other expenses 
Total

Table 2: Direct Effects

Spending Category Sales Jobs Income Value Added
Motel, hotel, cabin or B&B 
Camping Fees 
Restaurants & bars 
Groceries, take-out food/drinks 
Gas & Oil 
Other vehicle expenses 
Airfares, bus, rail, taxi, ferry
Admissions & fees 
Clothing 
Sporting goods 
Gambling 
Souvenirs and other expenses 
Retail Trade 
Wholesale Trade 
Total
Table 3: Economic Impacts On Regional Economy

Economic Measure Direct Effects Multiplier Total Effects
Output/Sales 
Personal Income 
Total Value Added 
Jobs 
 
Total Visitor Spending 
Capture Rate  %
Effective spending multiplier 
Summary of Results

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