Some interesting facts and figures from The NCC website


The Caravan Industry in the UK:

  • contributes more than £6 billion p.a. to the UK economy (revenue from sales of products and related services, holiday bookings etc)
  • employs about 130,000 people, including part time and seasonal staff (mainly on parks)
  • Caravanning is an important contributor to UK tourism:
    • About £2 billion was spent on caravan holidays across Great Britain in 2016
    • In the region of 50 million nights are spent in caravans each year

In the UK, it is estimated that there are in current use:

  • 555,000 touring caravans
  • 365,000 caravan holiday homes
  • 225,000 motorhomes

= over 1 million leisure caravans