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  • 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

  • Table: 24-10-0043-02
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Trips of one or more nights by non-residents to Canada, by province of entry and mode of transportation, current month.

    Release date: 2019-05-22
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  • Table: 24-10-0012-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 426-0006)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 352 series, with data for years 1996 - 2005 (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; ...), Activity participation (32 items: Total activities and sports; Visit friends or relatives; Visit friends; Visit relatives; ...).
    Release date: 2011-01-24

  • Public use microdata: 87M0006X
    Description:

    This microdata file on diskette contains records which relate to the activities of Canadians travelling in Canada; origin and destination; volumes; nights away from home; length of stay; type of transportation; purpose of trip; accommodation used; expenditures by categories; and demographic characteristics. Included are the complete Canada microdata file on person-trips, household trips, person-nights, person and reallocated expenditures.

    Release date: 2008-05-30

  • Table: 13-604-M2007058
    Description:

    This paper highlights the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account (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 tourism is an important part of Canada's well diversified economy. This paper presents the results of the CTSA for reference year 2002.

    Release date: 2007-10-16

  • Table: 24-10-0025-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 428-0001)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 1 series, with data for years 1980 - 2005 (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 (1 item: Canada), Price index (1 item: Travel price index).
    Release date: 2006-09-20

  • Table: 24-10-0026-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 428-0002)
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description: This table contains 1 series, with data for years 1980 - 2006 (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 (1 item: Canada), Price index (1 item: Travel price index).
    Release date: 2006-09-20

  • Public use microdata: 87M0015X
    Description:

    The Travel Activities and Motivation Survey (TAMS) was conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of the Canadian Tourism Commission and four provincial and territorial agencies responsible for tourism. The types of information collected are: areas of Canada travelled to in the previous two years and travel intentions for the next two years; reasons non-travellers do not travel; participation in recreational and entertainment activities; reasons for travelling in Canada and to Canadian provinces and territories; types of accommodation used while travelling; sources of travel planning information; and impressions of parts of Canada as travel destinations.

    Data from the TAMS are used by a number of federal government agencies and departments, the Canadian Tourism Commission and provincial tourism boards. Other users include the media, business, consultants, universities and other researchers interested in the Canadian traveller.

    Researchers and consultants in the government, private businesses, universities and the media will use the survey results to educate and inform the public, develop new programs and determine the need for new services and infrastructure.

    Release date: 2006-06-23

  • Table: 13-220-X
    Description:

    In the 1997 edition, new and revised benchmarks were introduced for 1992 and 1988. The indicators are used to monitor supply, demand and employment for tourism in Canada on a timely basis. The annual tables are derived using the National Income and Expenditure Accounts (NIEA) and various industry and travel surveys. Tables providing actual data and percentage changes, for seasonally adjusted current and constant price estimates are included. In addition, an analytical section provides graphs, and time series of first differences, percentage changes, and seasonal factors for selected indicators. Data are published from 1987 and the publication will be available on the day of release. New data are included in the demand tables for non-tourism commodities produced by non-tourism industries and in the employment tables covering direct tourism employment generated by non-tourism industries. This product was commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission to provide annual updates for the Tourism Satellite Account.

    Release date: 2003-01-08

  • Table: 13F0063X
    Description:

    The measurement of the economic impact of tourism has attracted increasing world-wide interest in the past few years. The development of a national Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) in Canada (1994), as well as a set of current quarterly indicators (1996), was a result of a demand for this information. Statistics Canada has now taken the analysis of tourism a step further with the development of the Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Accounts (PTTSA).

    The development of these accounts has come primarily at the request of the tourism community in Canada. The new regional accounts increase the analytical capability and further the understanding of tourism across Canada. The PTTSA are designed to measure the importance of tourism in terms of expenditures, gross domestic product (GDP) and employment. The concepts and methods used in the PTTSA generally follow the set of international TSA guidelines adopted by the United Nations Statistical Commission and strictly adhere to the principles of the System of National Accounts (SNA).

    As a separate or satellite accounts, the PTTSA explicitly defines the tourism industry within the national accounts statistical system and measures its economic contribution to the economy. With their foundation in the framework of the Canadian SNA, the PTTSA allows for a comparison of tourism with other industries within a province or territory as well as showing the relative importance of tourism among provinces and territories. A tourism satellite account also provides the statistical basis for the development of tourism impact models. Thus, the PTTSA can contribute to government policy-making and business decisions concerning tourism.

    This document discusses the concepts and definitions used, and it highlights the results of the PTTSA by region for the reference year 1996. The appendices include an overview of the methodology and data sources; the detailed tables showing tourism expenditures and GDP, as well as employment for each region; a list of tourism industries and commodities; and a glossary.

    If this information interests you, you will find similar technical papers under Catalogue no. 13-604-MIE /MIB, Income and Expenditure Accounts Technical series.

    Release date: 2002-04-29

  • Table: 13-604-M2002038
    Description:

    The measurement of the economic impact of tourism has attracted increasing world-wide interest in the past few years. The development of a national Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) in Canada (1994), as well as a set of current quarterly indicators (1996), was a result of a demand for this information. Statistics Canada has now taken the analysis of tourism a step further with the development of the Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Accounts (PTTSA).

    The development of these accounts has come primarily at the request of the tourism community in Canada. The new regional accounts increase the analytical capability and further the understanding of tourism across Canada. The PTTSA are designed to measure the importance of tourism in terms of expenditures, gross domestic product (GDP) and employment. The concepts and methods used in the PTTSA generally follow the set of international TSA guidelines adopted by the United Nations Statistical Commission and strictly adhere to the principles of the System of National Accounts (SNA).

    As separate or satellite accounts, the PTTSA explicitly define the tourism industry within the national accounts statistical system and measure its economic contribution to the economy. With their foundation in the framework of the Canadian SNA, the PTTSA allow for a comparison of tourism with other industries within a province or territory, as well as showing the relative importance of tourism among provinces and territories. A tourism satellite account also provides the statistical basis for the development of tourism impact models. Thus, the PTTSA can contribute to government policy-making and business decisions concerning tourism.

    This document discusses the concepts and definitions used, and it highlights the results of the PTTSA by region for the reference year 1996. The appendices include an overview of the methodology and data sources; the detailed tables showing tourism expenditures and GDP, as well as employment for each region; a list of tourism industries and commodities; and a glossary.

    Release date: 2002-04-29

  • Table: 51-204-X19980005212
    Description:

    Montreal-Toronto was the top domestic market in 1998 for passengers on scheduled flights, followed by the Toronto-Vancouver market. Toronto-Vancouver was the top market for passengers on charter flights, followed by the Montreal-Toronto market.

    Release date: 2000-10-05
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  • 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.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2702
    Description: The Air Passenger Origin and Destination, Domestic Journeys survey provides estimates of the number of passengers traveling on scheduled domestic commercial flights by directional origin and destination.

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