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International Travel:Advance Information

International Travel:Advance Information

May 2007

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Statistical Tables

 
International trips to Canada
  May January to May
2006 2007 Change 2007 2006 2007 Change 2007
  number percentage number percentage
Trips by non-residents 1 2,865,733 2,653,232 -7.4 10,898,702 9,509,501 -12.7
United States residents 2,451,881 2,235,140 -8.8 9,561,207 8,130,612 -15.0
Automobile 1,822,696 1,620,691 -11.1 7,584,241 6,288,522 -17.1
Same day 1,170,758 979,887 -16.3 5,294,459 4,167,219 -21.3
One or more nights 651,938 640,804 -1.7 2,289,782 2,121,303 -7.4
Plane 369,350 357,747 -3.1 1,349,003 1,294,158 -4.1
Bus 116,391 101,802 -12.5 393,556 312,819 -20.5
Train, boat and other methods 143,444 154,900 8.0 234,407 235,113 0.3
All other countries residents 413,852 418,092 1.0 1,337,495 1,378,889 3.1
Direct 267,848 267,704 -0.1 906,677 940,007 3.7
Via the United States 2 146,004 150,388 3.0 430,818 438,882 1.9
Trips by residents of Canada 1 3,951,064 4,004,920 1.4 19,140,377 19,408,053 1.4
Returning from the United States 3,451,196 3,460,485 0.3 15,792,328 15,710,696 -0.5
Automobile 2,796,582 2,777,501 -0.7 12,418,414 12,236,256 -1.5
Same day 2,057,055 2,008,207 -2.4 9,162,679 8,822,777 -3.7
One or more nights 739,527 769,294 4.0 3,255,735 3,413,479 4.8
Plane 462,682 489,269 5.7 2,685,380 2,816,126 4.9
Bus 126,371 123,985 -1.9 532,503 511,985 -3.9
Train, boat and other methods 65,561 69,730 6.4 156,031 146,329 -6.2
Returning from all other countries 499,868 544,435 8.9 3,348,049 3,697,357 10.4
Direct 423,968 469,298 10.7 2,809,537 3,140,210 11.8
Via the United States 2 75,900 75,137 -1.0 538,512 557,147 3.5
Total 1 6,816,797 6,658,152 -2.3 30,039,079 28,917,554 -3.7
Excludes immigrants, former residents, military personnel, diplomats and crews.
Entries and re-entries through or by way of the United States.
Source(s):
Reports of entries and re-entries from offices of the Canada Border Services Agency.
 
One or more nights trips by non-residents to Canada, by province of entry, current month
  May
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 633 18,329 73,294 388,985 14,770 4,202 11,130 134,373 6,222 651,938
2007 ... ... 0 18,157 72,152 384,229 14,266 4,336 11,113 130,654 5,897 640,804
Percentage ... ... -100.0 -0.9 -1.6 -1.2 -3.4 3.2 -0.2 -2.8 -5.2 -1.7
Non-automobile  
2006 1,657 2 7,051 2,599 79,274 201,667 7,005 2,975 34,817 154,288 6,578 497,913
2007 633 1 7,910 2,540 74,954 183,969 7,480 2,818 36,330 163,418 8,305 488,358
Percentage -61.8 -50.0 12.2 -2.3 -5.4 -8.8 6.8 -5.3 4.3 5.9 26.3 -1.9
Sub-Total  
2006 1,657 2 7,684 20,928 152,568 590,652 21,775 7,177 45,947 288,661 12,800 1,149,851
2007 633 1 7,910 20,697 147,106 568,198 21,746 7,154 47,443 294,072 14,202 1,129,162
Percentage -61.8 -50.0 2.9 -1.1 -3.6 -3.8 -0.1 -0.3 3.3 1.9 11.0 -1.8
Other countries 1  
2006 3,743 0 4,242 805 59,861 159,638 980 153 26,636 144,011 1,622 401,691
2007 2,104 0 5,213 292 61,893 154,064 1,230 201 29,319 149,226 1,527 405,069
Percentage -43.8 ... 22.9 -63.7 3.4 -3.5 25.5 31.4 10.1 3.6 -5.9 0.8
Total  
2006 5,400 2 11,926 21,733 212,429 750,290 22,755 7,330 72,583 432,672 14,422 1,551,542
2007 2,737 1 13,123 20,989 208,999 722,262 22,976 7,355 76,762 443,298 15,729 1,534,231
Percentage -49.3 -50.0 10.0 -3.4 -1.6 -3.7 1.0 0.3 5.8 2.5 9.1 -1.1
Excludes entries by land same day via the United States.
 
One or more nights trips by non-residents to Canada, by province of entry, year to date
  January to May
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 633 52,398 321,468 1,227,224 44,633 11,881 29,657 588,659 13,229 2,289,782
2007 ... ... 0 48,554 288,118 1,140,385 38,748 11,512 29,350 551,130 13,506 2,121,303
Percentage ... ... -100.0 -7.3 -10.4 -7.1 -13.2 -3.1 -1.0 -6.4 2.1 -7.4
Non-automobile  
2006 2,841 5 16,034 9,557 281,495 722,040 23,304 7,442 131,166 399,818 7,591 1,601,293
2007 1,576 4 19,236 8,312 259,544 635,637 23,242 7,666 141,340 421,456 9,066 1,527,079
Percentage -44.5 -20.0 20.0 -13.0 -7.8 -12.0 -0.3 3.0 7.8 5.4 19.4 -4.6
Sub-Total  
2006 2,841 5 16,667 61,955 602,963 1,949,264 67,937 19,323 160,823 988,477 20,820 3,891,075
2007 1,576 4 19,236 56,866 547,662 1,776,022 61,990 19,178 170,690 972,586 22,572 3,648,382
Percentage -44.5 -20.0 15.4 -8.2 -9.2 -8.9 -8.8 -0.8 6.1 -1.6 8.4 -6.2
Other countries 1  
2006 15,346 1 8,905 1,132 216,997 509,564 2,814 601 95,064 455,860 2,212 1,308,496
2007 8,267 0 14,888 622 231,793 502,830 3,334 611 111,683 471,259 2,101 1,347,388
Percentage -46.1 -100.0 67.2 -45.1 6.8 -1.3 18.5 1.7 17.5 3.4 -5.0 3.0
Total  
2006 18,187 6 25,572 63,087 819,960 2,458,828 70,751 19,924 255,887 1,444,337 23,032 5,199,571
2007 9,843 4 34,124 57,488 779,455 2,278,852 65,324 19,789 282,373 1,443,845 24,673 4,995,770
Percentage -45.9 -33.3 33.4 -8.9 -4.9 -7.3 -7.7 -0.7 10.4 0.0 7.1 -3.9
Excludes entries by land same day via the United States.
 
Trips by residents of countries other than the United States to Canada
  May January to May
2006 2007 Change 2007 2006 2007 Change 2007
  number percentage number percentage
Europe, total 210,679 210,988 0.1 664,508 686,333 3.3
Belgium 3,802 3,654 -3.9 12,961 12,416 -4.2
Denmark 2,094 2,434 16.2 8,148 7,946 -2.5
France 26,418 26,235 -0.7 103,388 108,207 4.7
Germany 33,109 32,633 -1.4 85,125 87,083 2.3
Greece 1,473 1,212 -17.7 4,038 4,220 4.5
Italy 6,695 6,668 -0.4 20,957 23,495 12.1
Netherlands, The 13,076 13,324 1.9 32,286 31,992 -0.9
Portugal 1,742 1,912 9.8 5,124 5,802 13.2
Spain 5,746 4,667 -18.8 13,083 13,736 5.0
Sweden 2,740 2,535 -7.5 11,134 11,132 0.0
Switzerland 7,213 6,902 -4.3 23,249 23,516 1.1
United Kingdom 84,301 86,288 2.4 270,903 280,672 3.6
Other Europe 22,270 22,524 1.1 74,112 76,116 2.7
Africa, total 6,480 7,120 9.9 21,235 23,114 8.8
Asia, total 123,870 117,690 -5.0 417,707 410,863 -1.6
China 12,417 13,142 5.8 41,608 45,419 9.2
Hong Kong 10,143 9,382 -7.5 36,229 34,858 -3.8
India 11,514 13,968 21.3 31,622 37,254 17.8
Israel 7,134 5,358 -24.9 24,465 22,081 -9.7
Japan 37,257 29,251 -21.5 129,365 110,768 -14.4
Malaysia 1,661 1,618 -2.6 3,216 3,421 6.4
Philippines 5,844 6,292 7.7 18,951 21,240 12.1
Singapore 3,367 2,862 -15.0 7,954 7,453 -6.3
South Korea 16,558 17,833 7.7 62,739 67,870 8.2
Taiwan 8,369 7,618 -9.0 31,034 27,383 -11.8
Other Asia 9,606 10,366 7.9 30,524 33,116 8.5
North America, Central America and Caribbean, total 28,211 32,817 16.3 109,844 123,501 12.4
Jamaica 1,882 1,974 4.9 6,952 7,336 5.5
Mexico 15,712 18,840 19.9 63,079 74,776 18.5
Trinidad and Tobago 1,607 1,933 20.3 5,791 5,898 1.8
Other North America, Central America and Caribbean 9,010 10,070 11.8 34,022 35,491 4.3
South America, total 12,147 12,715 4.7 43,707 46,362 6.1
Brazil 5,509 5,681 3.1 22,472 22,237 -1.0
Other South America 6,638 7,034 6.0 21,235 24,125 13.6
Oceania and other Ocean Islands, total 32,465 36,762 13.2 80,494 88,716 10.2
Australia 28,622 32,051 12.0 68,670 76,107 10.8
New Zealand 3,608 4,387 21.6 10,934 11,323 3.6
Other Oceania 235 324 37.9 890 1,286 44.5
Total 413,852 418,092 1.0 1,337,495 1,378,889 3.1
 
One or more nights trips by residents returning to Canada, by province of re-entry, current month
  May
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 153 29,486 100,604 376,821 39,206 8,956 21,682 160,309 2,310 739,527
2007 ... ... 0 29,200 106,652 391,449 41,680 10,433 22,785 165,134 1,961 769,294
Percentage ... ... -100.0 -1.0 6.0 3.9 6.3 16.5 5.1 3.0 -15.1 4.0
Non-automobile  
2006 895 3 7,057 7,826 99,088 271,382 12,471 4,697 68,912 126,109 838 599,278
2007 1,002 2 9,091 7,334 103,823 278,750 14,799 4,494 75,848 132,900 657 628,700
Percentage 12.0 -33.3 28.8 -6.3 4.8 2.7 18.7 -4.3 10.1 5.4 -21.6 4.9
Sub-Total  
2006 895 3 7,210 37,312 199,692 648,203 51,677 13,653 90,594 286,418 3,148 1,338,805
2007 1,002 2 9,091 36,534 210,475 670,199 56,479 14,927 98,633 298,034 2,618 1,397,994
Percentage 12.0 -33.3 26.1 -2.1 5.4 3.4 9.3 9.3 8.9 4.1 -16.8 4.4
Other countries  
2006 6,603 0 10,629 872 100,823 252,895 1,404 402 30,757 95,465 18 499,868
2007 3,720 0 13,208 1,629 116,921 270,136 1,606 452 39,702 96,991 70 544,435
Percentage -43.7 ... 24.3 86.8 16.0 6.8 14.4 12.4 29.1 1.6 288.9 8.9
Total  
2006 7,498 3 17,839 38,184 300,515 901,098 53,081 14,055 121,351 381,883 3,166 1,838,673
2007 4,722 2 22,299 38,163 327,396 940,335 58,085 15,379 138,335 395,025 2,688 1,942,429
Percentage -37.0 -33.3 25.0 -0.1 8.9 4.4 9.4 9.4 14.0 3.4 -15.1 5.6
 
One or more nights trips by residents returning to Canada, by province of re-entry, year to date
  January to May
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 153 120,278 451,692 1,733,375 177,464 43,384 106,997 617,594 4,798 3,255,735
2007 ... ... 0 119,769 461,504 1,825,091 193,106 47,798 112,339 649,469 4,403 3,413,479
Percentage ... ... -100.0 -0.4 2.2 5.3 8.8 10.2 5.0 5.2 -8.2 4.8
Non-automobile  
2006 2,211 38 32,520 19,828 514,216 1,448,432 75,535 21,903 379,780 558,956 2,210 3,055,629
2007 2,714 22 39,108 21,361 533,190 1,453,166 84,460 23,106 442,561 569,826 1,133 3,170,647
Percentage 22.7 -42.1 20.3 7.7 3.7 0.3 11.8 5.5 16.5 1.9 -48.7 3.8
Sub-Total  
2006 2,211 38 32,673 140,106 965,908 3,181,807 252,999 65,287 486,777 1,176,550 7,008 6,311,364
2007 2,714 22 39,108 141,130 994,694 3,278,257 277,566 70,904 554,900 1,219,295 5,536 6,584,126
Percentage 22.7 -42.1 19.7 0.7 3.0 3.0 9.7 8.6 14.0 3.6 -21.0 4.3
Other countries  
2006 21,636 0 68,558 6,769 723,280 1,633,005 53,945 25,630 250,474 564,688 64 3,348,049
2007 13,045 0 78,554 10,568 857,951 1,725,050 57,175 34,909 332,552 587,439 114 3,697,357
Percentage -39.7 ... 14.6 56.1 18.6 5.6 6.0 36.2 32.8 4.0 78.1 10.4
Total  
2006 23,847 38 101,231 146,875 1,689,188 4,814,812 306,944 90,917 737,251 1,741,238 7,072 9,659,413
2007 15,759 22 117,662 151,698 1,852,645 5,003,307 334,741 105,813 887,452 1,806,734 5,650 10,281,483
Percentage -33.9 -42.1 16.2 3.3 9.7 3.9 9.1 16.4 20.4 3.8 -20.1 6.4