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Travel between Canada and other countries, April 2016

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Released: 2016-06-20

Travel to Canada by residents of overseas countries increased 4.3% in April to 494,000 trips.

United States residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in April, down 1.9% from March. The decrease was mainly attributable to a 4.5% drop in same-day car trips.

Travel by Canadian residents to overseas countries was virtually unchanged from March, with 972,000 trips in April.

Canadian residents made 3.3 million trips to the United States in April, up 0.4% compared with the previous month.

  Note to readers

Monthly data are seasonally adjusted. For information on seasonal adjustment, see Seasonally adjusted data – Frequently asked questions.

Overseas countries refer to countries other than the United States.

A Canadian resident traveller is a Canadian resident who has travelled outside of Canada for a period of less than 12 months.

A non-resident traveller is a resident of a country other than Canada who is travelling to Canada for a period of less than 12 months.


The April 2016 issue of International Travel: Advance Information, Vol. 32, no. 4 (Catalogue number66-001-P), is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website, under Publications.

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