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Travel, transport

Tables

  • Table 35   Travellers to Canada, by country of origin, 2008
  • Table 36   Travel by Canadians to foreign countries, 2008
  • Table 37   Major Canadian airlines, operational statistics

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Table 35  Travellers to Canada, by country of origin, 2008
  Overnight trips
Country of origin1 Trips Nights Spending in Canada
  thousands C$ millions
United States 12,503 50,643 6,583
United Kingdom 837 11,363 1,184
France 405 7,015 541
Germany 315 5,249 466
Japan 259 3,103 356
Mexico 257 5,105 364
Australia 219 2,935 356
South Korea 173 4,172 276
China 159 4,439 263
India 129 2,792 122
Source: Statistics Canada, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics.

Table 36  Travel by Canadians to foreign countries, 2008
  Overnight visits
  Visits Nights Spending in country
  thousands C$ millions
United States 18,915 146,602 12,924
Mexico 1,124 11,518 1,186
United Kingdom 1,017 12,406 1,227
Cuba 932 7,806 791
France 809 9,779 1,057
Dominican Republic 763 6,319 651
Germany 362 3,333 312
Italy 338 3,471 456
Netherlands 273 2,173 212
China 250 5,403 452
Source: Statistics Canada, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics.

 

Table 37  Major Canadian airlines, operational statistics
  1998 2003 2008
  thousands
Passengers (number) 24,571 20,042 37,494
Passenger-kilometres 64,426,065 59,508,960 96,677,633
Cargo (kilograms) 431,150 298,990 218,944
Cargo (tonne-kilometres) 2,340,594 1,419,988 1,260,823
Hours flown 843 703 1,119
Turbo fuel consumed (litres) 3,855,178 2,999,282 4,178,965
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 401-0001.