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Travel between Canada and other countries, October 2016

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Released: 2016-12-19

Residents of overseas countries made 551,000 trips to Canada in October, up 1.4% from September.

Travel by Canadian residents to overseas countries also increased, rising 0.6% from September to 1.0 million trips in October.

United States residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in October, a slight increase from September.

Canadian residents made 3.5 million trips to the United States in October, up 0.5% 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.

Seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data for January to September 2016 and January to December 2015 have been revised.

Overseas countries refer to countries other than the United States.

A Canadian resident traveller is a Canadian resident who has travelled outside 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 October 2016 issue of International Travel: Advance Information, Vol. 32, no. 10 (Catalogue number66-001-P), is now available.

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