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International Travel: Advance Information

September 2007

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Statistical Tables

 
International trips to Canada
  September January to September
2006 2007 Change 2007 2006 2007 Change 2007
  number percent number percent
Trips by non-residents 1 3,182,245 2,986,680 -6.1 27,023,113 24,698,456 -8.6
United States residents 2,648,309 2,438,850 -7.9 23,343,090 20,891,198 -10.5
Automobile 1,914,876 1,690,688 -11.7 17,719,112 15,478,859 -12.6
Same day 1,135,726 967,097 -14.8 10,858,094 8,917,622 -17.9
One or more nights 779,150 723,591 -7.1 6,861,018 6,561,237 -4.4
Plane 394,837 381,428 -3.4 3,310,080 3,193,169 -3.5
Bus 101,067 92,026 -8.9 882,458 756,169 -14.3
Train, boat and other methods 237,529 274,708 15.7 1,431,440 1,463,001 2.2
All other countries residents 533,936 547,830 2.6 3,680,023 3,807,258 3.5
Direct 351,989 352,784 0.2 2,466,102 2,552,622 3.5
Via the United States 2 181,947 195,046 7.2 1,213,921 1,254,636 3.4
Trips by residents of Canada 1 3,812,855 4,233,202 11.0 36,167,420 37,559,277 3.8
Returning from the United States 3,327,268 3,711,791 11.6 30,802,076 31,686,341 2.9
Automobile 2,768,565 3,089,497 11.6 25,166,724 25,782,617 2.4
Same day 1,957,476 2,109,864 7.8 17,678,818 17,614,250 -0.4
One or more nights 811,089 979,633 20.8 7,487,906 8,168,367 9.1
Plane 389,138 417,487 7.3 4,211,045 4,440,557 5.5
Bus 98,167 98,538 0.4 907,333 887,869 -2.1
Train, boat and other methods 71,398 106,269 48.8 516,974 575,298 11.3
Returning from all other countries 485,587 521,411 7.4 5,365,344 5,872,936 9.5
Direct 432,009 468,073 8.3 4,601,833 5,083,587 10.5
Via the United States 2 53,578 53,338 -0.4 763,511 789,349 3.4
Total 1 6,995,100 7,219,882 3.2 63,190,533 62,257,733 -1.5
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
  September
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 5,777 30,067 86,402 451,648 16,329 5,389 14,170 157,850 11,518 779,150
2007 ... ... 5,269 28,622 71,999 430,469 14,729 5,569 13,999 140,500 12,435 723,591
Percent ... ... -8.8 -4.8 -16.7 -4.7 -9.8 3.3 -1.2 -11.0 8.0 -7.1
Non-automobile  
2006 6,051 485 29,824 16,148 76,794 200,571 7,419 4,008 38,963 203,845 10,371 594,479
2007 4,016 776 43,352 23,780 73,144 201,854 7,281 3,712 44,114 200,081 10,719 612,829
Percent -33.6 60.0 45.4 47.3 -4.8 0.6 -1.9 -7.4 13.2 -1.8 3.4 3.1
Sub-Total  
2006 6,051 485 35,601 46,215 163,196 652,219 23,748 9,397 53,133 361,695 21,889 1,373,629
2007 4,016 776 48,621 52,402 145,143 632,323 22,010 9,281 58,113 340,581 23,154 1,336,420
Percent -33.6 60.0 36.6 13.4 -11.1 -3.1 -7.3 -1.2 9.4 -5.8 5.8 -2.7
Other countries 1  
2006 8,147 165 10,061 3,428 93,545 209,216 1,351 216 30,191 162,019 2,805 521,144
2007 3,043 197 12,167 3,774 98,106 207,056 1,469 203 36,572 169,139 2,760 534,486
Percent -62.6 19.4 20.9 10.1 4.9 -1.0 8.7 -6.0 21.1 4.4 -1.6 2.6
Total  
2006 14,198 650 45,662 49,643 256,741 861,435 25,099 9,613 83,324 523,714 24,694 1,894,773
2007 7,059 973 60,788 56,176 243,249 839,379 23,479 9,484 94,685 509,720 25,914 1,870,906
Percent -50.3 49.7 33.1 13.2 -5.3 -2.6 -6.5 -1.3 13.6 -2.7 4.9 -1.3
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 September
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 32,321 232,805 795,755 3,961,901 139,215 40,800 128,236 1,446,597 83,388 6,861,018
2007 ... ... 27,963 226,125 737,857 3,833,275 125,355 42,322 126,727 1,356,504 85,109 6,561,237
Percent ... ... -13.5 -2.9 -7.3 -3.2 -10.0 3.7 -1.2 -6.2 2.1 -4.4
Non-automobile  
2006 16,434 2,519 122,607 76,559 641,754 1,696,967 67,809 25,441 347,572 1,455,253 82,815 4,535,730
2007 12,749 4,450 119,063 110,182 606,109 1,550,360 67,475 23,463 365,818 1,475,128 104,739 4,439,536
Percent -22.4 76.7 -2.9 43.9 -5.6 -8.6 -0.5 -7.8 5.2 1.4 26.5 -2.1
Sub-Total  
2006 16,434 2,519 154,928 309,364 1,437,509 5,658,868 207,024 66,241 475,808 2,901,850 166,203 11,396,748
2007 12,749 4,450 147,026 336,307 1,343,966 5,383,635 192,830 65,785 492,545 2,831,632 189,848 11,000,773
Percent -22.4 76.7 -5.1 8.7 -6.5 -4.9 -6.9 -0.7 3.5 -2.4 14.2 -3.5
Other countries 1  
2006 40,759 638 40,083 8,698 612,827 1,421,420 9,250 1,680 238,971 1,195,014 19,835 3,589,175
2007 22,064 720 55,376 9,188 652,530 1,409,612 9,935 1,722 292,532 1,234,564 20,575 3,708,818
Percent -45.9 12.9 38.2 5.6 6.5 -0.8 7.4 2.5 22.4 3.3 3.7 3.3
Total  
2006 57,193 3,157 195,011 318,062 2,050,336 7,080,288 216,274 67,921 714,779 4,096,864 186,038 14,985,923
2007 34,813 5,170 202,402 345,495 1,996,496 6,793,247 202,765 67,507 785,077 4,066,196 210,423 14,709,591
Percent -39.1 63.8 3.8 8.6 -2.6 -4.1 -6.2 -0.6 9.8 -0.7 13.1 -1.8
Excludes entries by land same day via the United States.
 
Trips by residents of countries other than the United States to Canada
  September January to September
2006 2007 Change 2007 2006 2007 Change 2007
  number percent number percent
Europe, total 299,134 304,609 1.8 1,931,275 2,004,981 3.8
Belgium 5,767 5,723 -0.8 37,991 37,520 -1.2
Denmark 2,815 3,053 8.5 23,674 23,617 -0.2
France 51,411 48,583 -5.5 303,168 309,012 1.9
Germany 46,304 48,411 4.6 265,923 272,531 2.5
Greece 1,045 1,360 30.1 10,435 10,663 2.2
Italy 9,180 9,531 3.8 76,964 84,370 9.6
Netherlands, The 14,536 14,494 -0.3 104,037 106,712 2.6
Portugal 2,240 1,910 -14.7 16,895 17,614 4.3
Spain 6,571 8,408 28.0 49,486 57,912 17.0
Sweden 3,124 3,212 2.8 24,880 25,963 4.4
Switzerland 11,717 11,957 2.0 78,529 79,524 1.3
United Kingdom 115,521 118,307 2.4 726,192 758,113 4.4
Other Europe 28,903 29,660 2.6 213,101 221,430 3.9
Africa, total 8,974 8,989 0.2 67,691 69,364 2.5
Asia, total 145,140 145,268 0.1 1,057,203 1,046,407 -1.0
China 19,065 18,900 -0.9 113,864 121,225 6.5
Hong Kong 9,749 10,752 10.3 91,186 94,373 3.5
India 8,592 9,779 13.8 72,972 87,429 19.8
Israel 7,729 7,040 -8.9 62,754 58,338 -7.0
Japan 51,074 47,840 -6.3 316,247 270,145 -14.6
Malaysia 1,136 1,201 5.7 8,883 8,576 -3.5
Philippines 5,278 6,223 17.9 39,650 45,836 15.6
Singapore 2,041 2,145 5.1 18,355 18,768 2.3
South Korea 20,530 21,266 3.6 161,490 171,523 6.2
Taiwan 9,498 9,197 -3.2 76,806 68,628 -10.6
Other Asia 10,448 10,925 4.6 94,996 101,566 6.9
North America, Central America and Caribbean, total 34,627 39,018 12.7 308,142 343,699 11.5
Jamaica 2,275 2,530 11.2 20,169 19,973 -1.0
Mexico 18,895 22,091 16.9 174,556 204,064 16.9
Trinidad and Tobago 2,268 2,295 1.2 20,099 20,197 0.5
Other North America, Central America and Caribbean 11,189 12,102 8.2 93,318 99,465 6.6
South America, total 15,385 16,803 9.2 110,960 120,739 8.8
Brazil 6,850 6,970 1.8 50,760 52,005 2.5
Other South America 8,535 9,833 15.2 60,200 68,734 14.2
Oceania and other Ocean Islands, total 30,676 33,143 8.0 204,752 222,068 8.5
Australia 25,531 27,393 7.3 169,413 184,920 9.2
New Zealand 4,778 5,282 10.5 32,931 34,058 3.4
Other Oceania 367 468 27.5 2,408 3,090 28.3
Total 533,936 547,830 2.6 3,680,023 3,807,258 3.5
 
One or more nights trips by residents returning to Canada, by province of re-entry, current month
  September
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 1,011 35,665 147,900 360,798 49,137 10,463 23,807 180,251 2,057 811,089
2007 ... ... 1,200 43,479 182,734 433,546 59,199 14,633 31,407 211,003 2,432 979,633
Percent ... ... 18.7 21.9 23.6 20.2 20.5 39.9 31.9 17.1 18.2 20.8
Non-automobile  
2006 534 152 4,949 6,740 78,812 226,744 11,187 3,286 61,094 111,557 678 505,733
2007 513 190 6,775 8,436 88,450 264,610 12,075 3,213 63,916 121,653 1,186 571,017
Percent -3.9 25.0 36.9 25.2 12.2 16.7 7.9 -2.2 4.6 9.1 74.9 12.9
Sub-Total  
2006 534 152 5,960 42,405 226,712 587,542 60,324 13,749 84,901 291,808 2,735 1,316,822
2007 513 190 7,975 51,915 271,184 698,156 71,274 17,846 95,323 332,656 3,618 1,550,650
Percent -3.9 25.0 33.8 22.4 19.6 18.8 18.2 29.8 12.3 14.0 32.3 17.8
Other countries  
2006 4,801 0 4,929 39 105,000 256,019 1,097 216 26,756 86,666 64 485,587
2007 1,409 2 5,278 98 126,647 264,657 1,154 227 31,677 90,170 92 521,411
Percent -70.7 ... 7.1 151.3 20.6 3.4 5.2 5.1 18.4 4.0 43.8 7.4
Total  
2006 5,335 152 10,889 42,444 331,712 843,561 61,421 13,965 111,657 378,474 2,799 1,802,409
2007 1,922 192 13,253 52,013 397,831 962,813 72,428 18,073 127,000 422,826 3,710 2,072,061
Percent -64.0 26.3 21.7 22.5 19.9 14.1 17.9 29.4 13.7 11.7 32.5 15.0
 
One or more nights trips by residents returning to Canada, by province of re-entry, year to date
  January to September
N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. Canada
  number
United States  
Automobile  
2006 ... ... 6,268 290,378 1,427,374 3,494,955 415,671 101,281 234,466 1,492,038 25,475 7,487,906
2007 ... ... 6,115 317,258 1,547,530 3,811,726 475,061 119,801 262,258 1,604,112 24,506 8,168,367
Percent ... ... -2.4 9.3 8.4 9.1 14.3 18.3 11.9 7.5 -3.8 9.1
Non-automobile  
2006 4,328 528 52,343 53,189 856,279 2,388,028 117,237 36,156 607,033 990,522 7,890 5,113,533
2007 4,787 590 62,934 58,649 892,613 2,490,992 129,332 36,831 687,405 1,033,824 7,636 5,405,593
Percent 10.6 11.7 20.2 10.3 4.2 4.3 10.3 1.9 13.2 4.4 -3.2 5.7
Sub-Total  
2006 4,328 528 58,611 343,567 2,283,653 5,882,983 532,908 137,437 841,499 2,482,560 33,365 12,601,439
2007 4,787 590 69,049 375,907 2,440,143 6,302,718 604,393 156,632 949,663 2,637,936 32,142 13,573,960
Percent 10.6 11.7 17.8 9.4 6.9 7.1 13.4 14.0 12.9 6.3 -3.7 7.7
Other countries  
2006 41,818 15 81,402 6,958 1,190,761 2,684,351 58,008 26,643 359,435 915,443 510 5,365,344
2007 24,424 11 100,472 10,853 1,407,496 2,814,644 61,951 35,870 459,495 957,189 531 5,872,936
Percent -41.6 -26.7 23.4 56.0 18.2 4.9 6.8 34.6 27.8 4.6 4.1 9.5
Total  
2006 46,146 543 140,013 350,525 3,474,414 8,567,334 590,916 164,080 1,200,934 3,398,003 33,875 17,966,783
2007 29,211 601 169,521 386,760 3,847,639 9,117,362 666,344 192,502 1,409,158 3,595,125 32,673 19,446,896
Percent -36.7 10.7 21.1 10.3 10.7 6.4 12.8 17.3 17.3 5.8 -3.5 8.2