Travel between Canada and other countries, April 2015
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4.8 million trips
There were 2.2 million trips made to Canada in April, the highest level since February 2010.
Travel from the United States increased 0.3% to 1.8 million trips. The number of same-day car trips from the United States rose 0.9% to 617,000 trips.
Travel from overseas countries also increased, up 2.6% to 441,000 trips. Among the top 12 overseas markets, 9 recorded a gain in travel to Canada. Travel from France to Canada posted the largest increase, up 18.8% in April.
In the other direction, travel by Canadian residents abroad fell 0.6% to 4.8 million trips compared with March. This decrease was largely due to the 1.2% decline in same-day car trips by Canadian residents to the United States.
The number of trips made by Canadian residents to overseas countries increased 1.5% to 929,000 trips.
Note to readers
Monthly data are seasonally adjusted. For more information on seasonal adjustment, see Seasonally adjusted data – Frequently asked questions.
Overseas markets refer to countries other than the United States.
A Canadian resident traveller is an international traveller from Canada who has travelled outside of Canada for a period of less than 12 months.
A non-resident traveller is an international traveller resident of a country other than Canada who is travelling to Canada for a period of less than 12 months.
The April 2015 issue of International Travel: Advance Information, Vol. 31, no. 4 (66-001-P), is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.
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