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  • Table: 23-10-0255-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 401-0057)
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Air passenger origin and destination data (passenger numbers, city rank), for transborder portions of international journeys, by total outbound and inbound passengers exceeding 400, by city-pair, annual.

    Release date: 2017-08-16

  • Table: 23-10-0256-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 401-0059)
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Air passenger origin and destination data (passenger numbers, city rank), for transborder journeys, by total outbound and inbound passengers exceeding 4000, by city-pair, annual.

    Release date: 2017-08-16

  • Table: 36-10-0461-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0014)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Government revenue attributable to tourism spending and tourism exports, Canada.

    Release date: 2017-06-29

  • Table: 36-10-0462-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0015)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Government revenue attributable to tourism, by level of government, Canada.

    Release date: 2017-06-29

  • Table: 36-10-0463-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0016)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Government revenue attributable to tourism, by source of revenue, Canada.

    Release date: 2017-06-29

  • Table: 36-10-0464-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0018)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Government revenue attributable to tourism (revenue from taxes on products), by commodity, Canada.

    Release date: 2017-06-29

  • Table: 36-10-0465-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0017)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Government revenue attributable to tourism, by industry, Canada

    Release date: 2017-06-29

  • Table: 24-10-0007-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 426-0001)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 156 series, with data for years 1996 - 2004 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (39 items: Canada; Total census metropolitan areas (CMA) and non-census metropolitan areas; Total non census metropolitan areas; Newfoundland and Labrador; ...), Characteristics (4 items: Person-trips; Person-visits; Reallocated expenditures; Visit-nights).
    Release date: 2017-02-21

  • Table: 24-10-0008-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 426-0002)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 803 series, with data for years 1996 - 2004 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography, province of destination (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...), Traveller characteristics (38 items: Travel duration, total, same day and overnight travel; Travel duration, same day; Travel duration, overnight; Type of travel, non-residents travel; ...), Type of travel duration (2 items: Total travel; Overnight travel).
    Release date: 2017-02-21

  • Table: 24-10-0009-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 426-0003)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 594 series, with data for years 1996 - 2004 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography, province of destination (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...), Travel characteristics (27 items: Type of travel, non-residents travel; Type of travel, intraprovincial travel; Travel first quarter; Travel second quarter; ...), Type of travel duration (2 items: Total travel; Overnight travel).
    Release date: 2017-02-21
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  • Table: 24-10-0045-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    Number of person-trips by duration of trip, main trip purpose and country or region of trip destination (x 1,000).

    Release date: 2019-05-28

  • Table: 66-001-P
    Description:

    This bulletin contains advance information, monthly and year-to-date, on visitors entering Canada and on returning Canadian residents. It also includes an estimate of overnight trips by province of entry (visitors) and re-entry (Canadian residents). The bulletin is released seven weeks following the reference period.

    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0002-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 427-0002)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of vehicles travelling between Canada and the United States, by trip characteristics, length of stay and type of transportation. Data available monthly.
    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0003-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 427-0003)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    This table contains 3549 series, with data for years 1972 - 2018 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (13 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...) Country of residence (273 items: Total non-resident travellers, countries other than the United States; North America, Central America and Caribbean, total; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; ...).

    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0003-02
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Trips to Canada by residents of selected countries other than the United States, monthly and percentage change. 

    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0005-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 427-0005)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of international travellers entering or returning to Canada by province of entry and traveller category (seasonally adjusted). Data available monthly.
    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0006-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 427-0006)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of non-resident travellers entering Canada by country of residence, excluding the United States (seasonally adjusted). Data available monthly.
    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0041-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 427-0001)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    This table contains 11559 series, with data for years 1972 - 2017 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (273 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador; Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador; ...); Traveller characteristics (91 items: Total international travellers; Total non-resident travellers; United States residents entering Canada; United States residents entering Canada, automobile; ...).

    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0041-02
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    International trips to Canada by type of traveller (non-resident, resident of Canada), length of stay and mode of transportation.

    Release date: 2019-05-22

  • Table: 24-10-0043-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 427-0004)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    This table contains 333 series, with data for years 1972 - 2018 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (13 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...) Traveller characteristics (15 items: Total non resident tourists; United States tourists; United States tourists entering by automobile; United States tourists entering by plane; ...) Seasonal adjustment (2 items: Unadjusted; Seasonally adjusted).

    Release date: 2019-05-22
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Analysis (112) (30 to 40 of 112 results)

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2007057
    Description:

    This publication presents estimates of government revenues attributable to tourism for years 2000 to 2006. The main data sources are the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account, National tourism indicators, the Income and expenditure accounts, the Input-Output tables and T-4 tax remittance files.

    Government revenue covers receipts from taxes on incomes (i.e., on employment earnings, corporate profits, net income of unincorporated business and government business enterprises), contributions to social insurance plans (i.e., premiums for Canada/Quebec Pension Plan, Employment Insurance and Workers Compensation), taxes on production and products (such as sales and property taxes), and from sales of government goods and services. These revenue sources are broken down into parts that can and cannot be attributed to tourism, for government as a whole and for the three levels of government (federal, provincial/territorial and municipal) separately. Estimates of the government revenue generated per dollar of tourism spending are reported as well.

    The publication contains several summary tables showing revenues attributable to tourism by level of government and by source of revenue, as well as several appendix tables showing results by detailed industry and commodity. It also contains a discussion of the concepts, definitions, data sources and methods used in the study.

    Release date: 2007-09-10

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2007055
    Description:

    This paper reports on the update to 2005 of the Human Resource Module (HRM) of the Tourism Satellite Account developed by Statistics Canada. The HRM provides detailed information on employment related to tourism. Information on wages and salaries, number of jobs and hours worked by occupation are included. Occupational data is further disaggregated by age, gender and immigration status. This study provides a resource for training and planning for tourism.

    Release date: 2007-03-20

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X20060029552
    Description:

    A survey of tourist visits originating intra and extra-region in Brittany was needed. For concrete material reasons, "border surveys" could no longer be used. The major problem is the lack of a sampling frame that allows for direct contact with tourists. This problem was addressed by applying the indirect sampling method, the weighting for which is obtained using the generalized weight share method developed recently by Lavallée (1995), Lavallée (2002), Deville (1999) and also presented recently in Lavallée and Caron (2001). This article shows how to adapt the method to the survey. A number of extensions are required. One of the extensions, designed to estimate the total of a population from which a Bernouilli sample has been taken, will be developed.

    Release date: 2006-12-21

  • Journals and periodicals: 87-212-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication presents data and analytical text on trips and socio-economic characteristics of Canadians travelling within Canada. Trip information includes purpose, activities, mode of transportation, length of stay, origin and destination, and expenditures. In addition to providing national data, the publication also includes some tables presenting provincial and metropolitan detail.

    Release date: 2006-12-06

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2006051
    Description:

    This paper highlights the new Human Resource Module (HRM) of the Tourism Satellite Account developed by Statistics Canada. The HRM provides detailed information on employment related to tourism for the years 1997 to 2002. Information on wages and salaries, number of jobs and hours worked by occupation are included. Occupational data is further disaggregated by age, gender and immigration status. Seasonal patterns within tourism employment are also analyzed. This study provides a resource for training and planning for tourism.

    Release date: 2006-03-31

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X20040018731
    Description:

    This article describes the application of the transitive indirect sampling and suggests a solution to a problem that can occur when the sample is too large. It explains how this type of sampling applies to non-captive tourism surveys when.

    Release date: 2005-10-27

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2005048
    Description:

    This paper highlights the new Canadian Tourism Satellite Accounts (CTSA) developed by Statistics Canada. The CTSA provides an economic measure of the importance of tourism in terms of expenditures, Gross Domestic Product and employment for Canada. It permits a comparison of tourism with other industries within Canada since the concepts and methods used are based on the framework of the Canadian System of National Accounts. The study revealed that the importance of tourism increased in Canada and that international visitors have become increasingly more important to Canadian tourism since the publication of the first Tourism Satellite Account for the year 1988. This paper presents the results of the CTSA for reference year 2000.

    Release date: 2005-10-03

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2005005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This bulletin examines the number and characteristics of travellers to rural Canada in 2002 in order to develop an initial understanding.

    Release date: 2005-07-26

  • Articles and reports: 11-010-X20050027773
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    The close link between our exchange rate and cross-border shopping has broken down since 2002. More broadly, this is part of a worldwide slump in travel to the US. Meanwhile, travel to Canada from overseas has risen sharply. The increasingly Asian source of this travel has favoured Western Canada as a destination.

    Release date: 2005-02-10

  • Stats in brief: 13-604-M2005047
    Description:

    This paper discusses the revision policy of Canada's National Tourism Indicators (NTI) and summarizes results from some recent studies of data revisions to the NTI. The discussion is timely, as the adoption of explicit data revision policies has been emphasized recently as an essential element in the good governance of statistical systems.

    The paper starts with a brief description of the NTI, their underlying conceptual framework, and their sources and methods. Next comes a discussion of the need for data revisions, and an outline of various types of revisions. Then a few sections are devoted to the new NTI revision policy adopted with the first quarter 2004 estimates, and the associated costs and benefits. Revision studies, which have been used to assess quality of national accounts estimates, and the database established to track data revisions to the NTI are described next. Last, results from some recent NTI data revision exercises and studies are summarized.

    Release date: 2005-01-28
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Reference (22) (0 to 10 of 22 results)

  • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X201900100007
    Description:

    This article describes the upcoming revisions (November 2019) in the Canadian Macroeconomic Accounts resulting from the inclusion of illegal cannabis production, consumption and distribution as well as statistical revisions of the international travel services. The paper highlights the impact of these revisions on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the balance of international payments (BOP).

    Release date: 2019-05-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-605-X201300511865
    Description:

    With the release of the first quarter 2013 estimates in June 2013, the National Tourism Indicators (NTI) were revised from the first quarter of 2009 to the fourth quarter of 2012. In addition, all data series expressed at 2002 prices (adjusted for inflation) have been rebased to the 2007 reference year. The change affects National tourism indicators data adjusted for inflation from 1986 to date. This article explains the impact of new and revised data on the NTI.

    Release date: 2013-09-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-604-M2007052
    Description:

    This Canadian Tourism Satellite Account Handbook developed by Statistics Canada is intended as a guide to how the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account (CTSA) is compiled. The Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) has become the internationally recognized framework and a vital tool by which to measure tourism activity in an economy. The goal of this handbook is to make the CTSA and its inner workings as transparent as possible by bringing previous internal documentation into the public realm along side previously published documents and new documentation. By sharing the Canadian practical experiences in development of the TSA, it should benefit other countries and other interested practitioners in the process of developing and understanding TSAs.

    This handbook covers information on the relevant tourism and national accounting concepts and definitions related to the CTSA. Detailed explanations of the various survey data sources and the methods used to move this data into the TSA framework are discussed.

    Release date: 2007-12-14

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004019
    Description:

    This activity focusses on changes in the way in which fruit and vegetable producers are selling their produce. Using the pumpkin industry as a case study, it examines the agri-tourism trend.

    Release date: 2004-10-29

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-604-M2004045
    Description:

    How "good" are the National Tourism Indicators (NTI)? How can their quality be measured? This study looks to answer these questions by analysing the revisions to the NTI estimates for the period 1997 through 2001.

    Release date: 2004-10-25

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-009-X20030046842
    Description:

    How good are the National Tourism Indicators (NTI)? How can their quality be measured? This study looks to answer these questions through analysis of the revisions to the NTI estimates for the period 1997 through 2001.

    Release date: 2004-03-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-594-G
    Description:

    This guide provides indicators that are used to monitor supply, demand and employment for tourism in Canada on a timely basis. The guide provides information on the methods used to derive the supply, demand and employment indicators. It also provides information on the seasonal adjustment method and the derivation of constant dollar series. This guide was commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC), following a pilot project providing quarterly and annual updates for the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA 1988).

    Release date: 2001-02-21

  • Notices and consultations: 87-003-X19970012882
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The purpose of this article is to inform Travel-log readers of the availability of a new analytical tool - the National Tourism Indicators. These estimates, which measure trends in tourism in Canada, are placed in perspective here, taking into account the concepts and definitions used in developing them.

    Release date: 1997-01-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 1803
    Description: This survey collects data on a continuous basis from visitors from countries other than the United States.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 1910
    Description: The National Tourism Indicators (NTI) provide timely information which facilitates ongoing monitoring and analysis of tourism and its related activities in Canada.

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