The economy of New South Wales represents a significant proportion of the Australian economy. NSW contributed the most to the Australian economy – 28.8 per cent of national direct tourism employment, 30.6 per cent of national tourism consumption, 30.5 per cent of national direct tourism Gross Value Added, 30.5 per cent of national direct Gross Domestic Product and 34.4 per cent of all tourism businesses in Australia. NSW had the highest share of tourism consumption in Australia, followed by Victoria and Queensland. NSW education services had the largest share of tourism consumption products in Australia, valued at 34.7 per cent of national education services. Fifty-two per cent of NSW tourism businesses were employing businesses and 47.6 per cent were non-employing businesses.