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Travel between Canada and other countries, May 2016

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Released: 2016-07-20

Canadian residents made 3.4 million trips to the United States in May, up 1.9% compared with the previous month.

Travel by Canadian residents to overseas countries also increased 1.9% from April, with 990,000 trips in May.

United States residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in May, virtually unchanged from April.

Travel to Canada by residents of overseas countries decreased 2.3% from April to 482,000 trips in May.


  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.

Products

The May 2016 issue of International Travel: Advance Information, Vol. 32, no. 5 (Catalogue number66-001-P), is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website, under Publications.

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