National Tourism Indicators, Quarterly Estimates - ARCHIVED
The National Tourism Indicators (NTI) are used to monitor supply, demand, employment and GDP for tourism in Canada on a timely basis. Estimates go back to the first quarter of 1986, and is no longer being released. The indicators are based on benchmarks taken from the Tourism Satellite Accounts. The quarterly statistics are derived using selected components of consumer spending and of GDP by industry and various industry and travel surveys. They are available about 90 days after the reference period. The NTI provide seasonally adjusted, current and constant price estimates, both actual levels and percentage changes. A brief analysis of the quarterly results is included as well as occasional articles. This product was commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission to provide quarterly updates for the Tourism Satellite Account.
This publication has been discontinued. The last issue of the National Tourism Indicators, was September 28, 2012. The quarterly data continue to be available free of charge in CANSIM, Tables 387-0001 to 387-0010 and in Data tables in the National Economic Accounts module under Tourism at http://www.statcan.gc.ca/nea-cen/list-liste/tourism-tourisme-eng.htm.