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U.S. Citizen Traffic to Overseas Regions, Canada & Mexico 2012
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U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS, 2012
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total YTD % Change
YTD(1)
YTD
Market Share
Europe 580,304 493,931 823,312 832,117 1,213,377 1,498,656 1,299,502 1,126,098 1,138,691 852,344 646,447 739,858 11,244,637 3.9% 18.5%
Caribbean 460,494 536,899 648,773 577,885 545,073 672,777 737,987 548,775 331,371 374,327 449,260 551,722 6,435,343 6.7% 10.6%
Asia 370,010 318,111 372,172 363,785 380,446 405,070 365,778 317,409 319,491 381,465 358,881 359,926 4,312,544 4.3% 7.1%
South America 125,556 138,358 160,294 124,867 138,522 170,185 156,157 141,979 108,919 117,623 135,971 184,438 1,702,869 3.0% 2.8%
Central America 192,544 203,120 251,336 178,633 179,356 264,322 269,811 187,099 117,061 130,076 172,398 248,576 2,394,332 10.9% 3.9%
Oceania 48,024 54,116 48,693 37,363 40,183 45,685 47,908 38,929 38,032 40,144 47,909 60,285 547,271 8.4% 0.9%
Middle East 119,717 104,304 122,506 113,062 135,837 165,082 130,622 128,253 109,466 116,916 115,560 138,957 1,500,282 11.4% 2.5%
Africa 27,210 21,976 31,521 26,185 35,106 41,009 38,573 33,435 27,419 27,429 24,021 30,983 364,867 -0.2% 0.6%
                               
Total Overseas (2) 1,923,859 1,870,815 2,458,607 2,253,897 2,667,900 3,262,786 3,046,338 2,521,977 2,190,450 2,040,324 1,950,447 2,314,745 28,502,145 5.5% 46.9%
                               
Mexico (Total) (3)(P) 1,748,720 1,658,654 1,962,308 1,636,812 1,541,355 1,683,523 1,906,916 1,531,064 1,326,880 1,444,056 1,707,965 2,218,415 20,366,668 1.4% 33.5%
Mexico (Air) (2) 463,402 526,671 622,399 469,954 455,375 561,821 549,525 412,820 286,683 379,726 443,470 600,475 5,772,321 4.2% (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 462,324 535,229 603,332 715,671 995,416 1,532,189 1,841,084 1,851,032 1,156,567 821,124 590,585 749,428 11,853,981 2.2% 19.5%
Canada (Air) (4) 182,378 193,390 225,366 242,905 306,501 432,853 446,048 424,754 331,058 280,675 208,087 260,644 3,534,659 2.4% (6)
North America 2,211,044 2,193,883 2,565,640 2,352,483 2,536,771 3,215,712 3,748,000 3,382,096 2,483,447 2,265,180 2,298,550 2,967,843 32,220,649 1.7% 53.1%
                               
Grand Total 4,134,903 4,064,698 5,024,247 4,606,380 5,204,671 6,478,498 6,794,338 5,904,073 4,673,897 4,305,504 4,248,997 5,282,588 60,722,794 3.4% 100.0%
Monthly % Chg (1) 1.1% 12.0% 8.2% 0.5% 1.0% 4.7% -2.6% 3.9% 0.7% 0.5% 2.4% -0.6%      
    (5)                          

(1) Collection methodology DHS APIS (Overseas & Mexico air) comparable for all of 2012/2011.
(2) Overseas and Mexico air traffic (non-stop from US port to foreign port) source: DHS APIS.
(3) Mexico aggregate total (Including air, land and border 1+ nights) source: Banco de Mexico (P) Preliminary estimate
(4) Canadian aggregate total (including air, land and border 1+ nights) source: STATS Canada
(5) OTTI reconciled total APIS traffic numbers to U.S. DOT/BTS T-100 International data through August 2012 (BTS does not segment by citizenship). In February 2011 APIS was 10% below T-100.
(6) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel: Mexico-air 15.3%; Canada-air 9.3%.

Note: All air traffic to/from all international regions (on U.S. and foreign flags) are reported by OTTI in the "U.S. International Air Travel Statistics Report".
To find out more about the Air Traffic Statistics program visit: http://travel.trade.gov/research/programs/i92/index.html

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI)

Released: March 12, 2013

U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS 2011
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total YTD   Market Share
Europe 568,471 414,958 773,308 806,302 1,157,885 1,431,960 1,288,805 1,047,001 1,119,104 844,142 644,948 729,039 10,825,923   18.4%
Caribbean 450,185 423,367 597,885 558,278 517,604 616,841 711,316 495,580 306,944 368,680 438,203 547,091 6,031,974   10.3%
Asia 355,910 263,550 327,595 335,343 351,128 392,165 372,678 322,774 317,775 380,415 350,389 365,926 4,135,648   7.0%
South America 124,274 122,879 147,263 118,496 130,842 166,106 158,983 140,780 110,756 116,550 134,168 182,496 1,653,593   2.8%
Central America 176,483 140,975 217,318 177,286 162,891 240,766 259,680 168,084 107,562 118,639 155,668 233,013 2,158,365   3.7%
Oceania 43,142 47,911 44,783 35,184 36,446 41,563 42,328 37,102 35,845 37,949 44,609 57,971 504,833   0.9%
Middle East 108,487 79,686 107,331 101,208 127,367 140,809 120,164 108,486 103,641 113,715 108,957 127,045 1,346,896   2.3%
Africa 30,284 21,589 28,079 24,671 32,125 38,724 42,694 33,573 27,779 27,478 26,153 32,627 365,776   0.6%
                               
Total Overseas 1,857,236 1,514,915 2,243,562 2,156,768 2,516,288 3,068,934 2,996,648 2,353,380 2,129,406 2,007,568 1,903,095 2,275,208 27,023,008   46.0%
                               
Mexico (Total) 1,772,838 1,617,076 1,829,444 1,733,246 1,665,254 1,660,150 2,030,058 1,652,833 1,332,487 1,450,028 1,664,426 2,298,769 20,084,000 (3) Banco Final 34.2%
Mexico (Air) 457,496 394,298 600,457 505,057 454,841 543,821 548,789 394,563 282,460 360,351 417,889 577,361 5,537,383   (7)
Canada (Total) 460,959 496,812 568,409 694,587 970,321 1,460,382 1,945,869 1,673,769 1,180,189 824,728 582,835 738,083 11,596,943   19.8%
Canada (Air) 181,821 177,090 225,670 225,410 307,428 431,982 451,688 396,753 331,905 267,950 215,137 240,077 3,452,911   (7)
North America 2,233,797 2,113,888 2,397,853 2,427,833 2,635,575 3,120,532 3,975,927 3,326,602 2,512,676 2,274,756 2,247,261 3,036,852 31,680,943    
                               
Grand Total 4,091,033 3,628,803 4,641,415 4,584,601 5,151,863 6,189,466 6,972,575 5,679,982 4,642,082 4,282,324 4,150,356 5,312,060 58,703,951   100.0%

(7) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel was 15.4% for Mexico-air and 9.6% for Canada.

2012/2011 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD
Western Hemisphere (U.S. Outbound)
Caribbean 2.3% 26.8% 8.5% 3.5% 5.3% 9.1% 3.7% 10.7% 8.0% 1.5% 2.5% 0.8% 6.7%
Mexico (Total) -1.4% 2.6% 7.3% -5.6% -7.4% 1.4% -6.1% -7.4% -0.4% -0.4% 2.6% -3.5% 1.4%
Mexico (Air) 1.3% 33.6% 3.7% -7.0% 0.1% 3.3% 0.1% 4.6% 1.5% 5.4% 6.1% 4.0% 4.2%
Canada (Total) 0.3% 7.7% 6.1% 3.0% 2.6% 4.9% -5.4% 10.6% -2.0% -0.4% 1.3% 1.5% 2.2%
Canada (Air) 0.3% 9.2% -0.1% 7.8% -0.3% 0.2% -1.2% 7.1% -0.3% 4.7% -3.3% 8.6% 2.4%
 
Other Regions
Europe 2.1% 19.0% 6.5% 3.2% 4.8% 4.7% 0.8% 7.6% 1.8% 1.0% 0.2% 1.5% 3.9%
Asia 4.0% 20.7% 13.6% 8.5% 8.3% 3.3% -1.9% -1.7% 0.5% 0.3% 2.4% -1.6% 4.3%
South America 1.0% 12.6% 8.8% 5.4% 5.9% 2.5% -1.8% 0.9% -1.7% 0.9% 1.3% 1.1% 3.0%
Central America 9.1% 44.1% 15.7% 0.8% 10.1% 9.8% 3.9% 11.3% 8.8% 9.6% 10.7% 6.7% 10.9%
Oceania 11.3% 13.0% 8.7% 6.2% 10.3% 9.9% 13.2% 4.9% 6.1% 5.8% 7.4% 4.0% 8.4%
Middle East 10.4% 30.9% 14.1% 11.7% 6.7% 17.2% 8.7% 18.2% 5.6% 2.8% 6.1% 9.4% 11.4%
Africa -10.2% 1.8% 12.3% 6.1% 9.3% 5.9% -9.7% -0.4% -1.3% -0.2% -8.2% -5.0% -0.2%
Overseas 3.6% 23.5% 9.6% 4.5% 6.0% 6.3% 1.7% 7.2% 2.9% 1.6% 2.5% 1.7% 5.5%
                           
Total 1.1% 12.0% 8.2% 0.5% 1.0% 4.7% -2.6% 3.9% 0.7% 0.5% 2.4% -0.6% 3.4%