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Travel between Canada and other countries, November 2016

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Released: 2017-01-19

United States residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in November, an increase of 0.6% from October.

Canadian residents made 3.4 million trips to the United States in November, down 3.6% compared with the previous month. Both overnight travel (-1.4%) and same-day car travel (-3.9%) declined.

Residents of overseas countries made 544,000 trips to Canada in November, down 1.0% from October.

Travel by Canadian residents to overseas countries was also down in November, decreasing 1.6% from October to 1.0 million trips.

  Note to readers

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

Seasonally adjusted data for August to October of 2016 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 November 2016 issue of International Travel: Advance Information, Vol. 32, no. 11 (Catalogue number66-001-P), is now available.

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