The Accommodation, cafes & restaurants industry consists of firms primarily engaged in the provision of hospitality services. This includes accommodation; clubs; pubs, taverns and bars along with cafes and restaurants. The industry is the third smallest in the economy, contributing between 1.9% and 2.5% to GDP over the period 1985-86 to 2005-06. While the contribution of the industry to GDP has remained small over this period, the actual output of the industry, measured by value added, has increased significantly, growing at 3.8% per year. The largest proportion of value added in this industry is from pubs and clubs, while the largest employer is cafes and restaurants.