U.S. Citizen Traffic to Overseas Regions, Canada & Mexico 2019
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U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS
2019 YTD
Total % Change Market
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD YTD (1) Share
Europe 829,621 765,967 1,358,201 1,384,033 2,047,666 2,574,573 2,240,071 1,950,485 1,976,641 1,525,251 1,107,948 1,288,911 19,049,368 7.4% 19.1%
Caribbean 747,505 797,839 1,017,295 840,253 845,477 980,935 979,916 756,533 421,173 519,048 631,674 830,181 9,367,829 7.6% 9.4%
Asia 540,305 432,715 612,162 563,731 546,558 599,755 569,677 464,470 467,211 564,812 569,565 614,739 6,545,700 4.7% 6.6%
South America 169,540 180,889 215,675 163,975 185,263 232,188 218,521 193,247 148,883 165,505 184,974 279,714 2,338,374 11.1% 2.3%
Central America 282,410 293,166 356,739 268,007 268,255 365,014 358,707 259,319 167,824 200,019 258,546 373,412 3,451,418 6.6% 3.5%
Oceania 80,867 98,154 106,344 68,442 69,280 77,190 73,060 63,051 58,211 66,734 88,195 108,902 958,430 11.4% 1.0%
Middle East 195,737 171,525 202,391 188,075 210,884 256,570 253,139 215,642 190,942 197,548 210,141 252,460 2,545,054 4.2% 2.6%
Africa 37,460 32,108 43,326 42,558 47,436 63,666 63,563 50,046 38,434 38,025 36,976 58,656 552,254 27.9% 0.6%
Total Overseas (2) 2,883,445 2,772,363 3,912,133 3,519,074 4,220,819 5,149,891 4,756,654 3,952,793 3,469,319 3,276,942 3,088,019 3,806,975 44,808,427 7.3% 44.9%
Mexico (Total) (3)(P) 3,066,724 2,963,902 3,715,137 3,214,550 3,070,970 3,442,127 3,691,797 3,193,070 2,757,008 3,270,344 3,416,354 4,140,366 39,942,348 9.8% 40.0%
Mexico (Air) (2) 786,397 837,087 1,077,677 820,771 846,594 1,040,538 1,013,207 730,384 490,925 676,345 785,475 1,052,845 10,158,245 0.8% (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 579,619 640,195 798,338 893,218 1,270,137 1,907,725 2,350,033 2,328,811 1,373,800 1,092,345 783,396 976,428 14,994,045 3.8% 15.0%
Canada (Air) (4) 248,904 268,574 326,373 356,958 429,616 622,146 674,130 621,114 495,617 406,378 306,121 377,792 5,133,723 11.8% (6)
North America 3,646,343 3,604,097 4,513,475 4,107,768 4,341,107 5,349,852 6,041,830 5,521,881 4,130,808 4,362,689 4,199,750 5,116,794 54,936,393 8.1% 55.1%
Grand Total 6,529,788 6,376,460 8,425,608 7,626,842 8,561,926 10,499,743 10,798,484 9,474,674 7,600,127 7,639,631 7,287,769 8,923,769 99,744,820 7.7% 100.0%
Monthly % Chg (1) 8.3% 6.7% 6.1% 11.4% 8.4% 7.5% 8.7% 5.4% 5.5% 10.4% 6.8% 8.1%
(5)
(1) Collection methodology DHS I-92/APIS (Overseas & Mexico air) comparable from 2011 through 2019. (Note: 2019 reflects DHS ADIS and NTTO Power BI processing)
(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: INEGI/Banco de Mexico. (P) Preliminary 2019
(4) Canadian aggregate total (including air, land and border 1+ nights) source: STATS Canada.
(5) NTTO reconciled total APIS traffic numbers to U.S. DOT/BTS T-100 International data (BTS does not segment by citizenship) through December 2019.
(6) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel: Mexico-air 16.9%; Canada-air 8.5% ytd.
Note:  All air traffic to/from all international regions (on U.S. and foreign flags) are reported by NTTO 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, National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO)
Released: June 2020
U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS
2018
Total Mkt
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD Share
Europe 748,793 687,296 1,244,957 1,265,129 1,863,752 2,416,683 2,119,468 1,851,968 1,854,896 1,424,376 1,060,561 1,204,379 17,742,258 19.2%
Caribbean 598,896 673,271 889,631 722,504 725,539 900,872 951,631 746,542 451,939 537,150 654,185 850,057 8,702,217 9.4%
Asia 490,348 422,237 589,421 529,962 514,853 582,670 548,732 445,041 444,563 556,296 557,694 571,086 6,252,903 6.8%
South America 142,741 153,627 191,110 145,104 165,023 206,951 190,062 179,596 139,333 152,095 179,185 259,280 2,104,107 2.3%
Central America 253,091 276,689 359,897 243,640 243,452 341,323 329,889 243,051 156,574 181,356 246,984 360,787 3,236,733 3.5%
Oceania 73,516 90,014 87,278 56,432 55,706 66,414 64,742 52,570 53,774 65,396 86,389 108,323 860,554 0.9%
Middle East 200,003 181,962 222,711 174,918 198,933 251,942 244,088 208,352 164,429 183,827 185,829 226,297 2,443,291 2.6%
Africa 26,621 23,962 35,512 29,709 34,189 48,286 50,310 43,275 32,450 31,875 31,548 44,008 431,745 0.5%
Total Overseas 2,534,009 2,509,058 3,620,517 3,167,398 3,801,447 4,815,141 4,498,922 3,770,395 3,297,958 3,132,371 3,002,375 3,624,217 41,773,808 45.1%
Mexico (Total) rev. 2,923,617 2,821,537 3,495,663 2,907,185 2,905,806 3,035,614 3,190,373 3,054,261 2,542,212 2,753,347 3,053,578 3,689,589 36,372,782 39.3%
Mexico (Air) 786,491 836,479 1,082,603 809,207 804,105 1,044,130 1,024,090 739,417 495,518 653,393 768,359 1,031,395 10,075,187 (7)
Canada (Total) 570,637 643,435 825,963 773,422 1,194,635 1,912,850 2,240,828 2,168,304 1,363,666 1,032,192 770,223 944,198 14,440,353 15.6%
Canada (Air)  244,821 251,450 311,481 283,468 355,413 542,253 600,420 555,212 432,935 374,370 301,557 338,496 4,591,876 (7)
North America 3,494,254 3,464,972 4,321,626 3,680,607 4,100,441 4,948,464 5,431,201 5,222,565 3,905,878 3,785,539 3,823,801 4,633,787 50,813,135 54.9%
Grand Total 6,028,263 5,974,030 7,942,143 6,848,005 7,901,888 9,763,605 9,930,123 8,992,960 7,203,836 6,917,910 6,826,176 8,258,004 92,586,943 100.0%
(7) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel was 17.9% for Mexico-air and 8.1% for Canada. 56,440,871
2018 Total
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Final
Europe 748,793 687,296 1,244,957 1,265,129 1,863,752 2,416,683 2,119,468 1,851,968 1,854,896 1,424,376 1,060,561 1,204,379 17,742,258 19.2%
Caribbean 598,896 673,271 889,631 722,504 725,539 900,872 951,631 746,542 451,939 537,150 654,185 850,057 8,702,217 9.4%
Asia 490,348 422,237 589,421 529,962 514,853 582,670 548,732 445,041 444,563 556,296 557,694 571,086 6,252,903 6.8%
South America 142,741 153,627 191,110 145,104 165,023 206,951 190,062 179,596 139,333 152,095 179,185 259,280 2,104,107 2.3%
Central America 253,091 276,689 359,897 243,640 243,452 341,323 329,889 243,051 156,574 181,356 246,984 360,787 3,236,733 3.5%
Oceania 73,516 90,014 87,278 56,432 55,706 66,414 64,742 52,570 53,774 65,396 86,389 108,323 860,554 0.9%
Middle East 200,003 181,962 222,711 174,918 198,933 251,942 244,088 208,352 164,429 183,827 185,829 226,297 2,443,291 2.6%
Africa 26,621 23,962 35,512 29,709 34,189 48,286 50,310 43,275 32,450 31,875 31,548 44,008 431,745 0.5%
Total Overseas (2) 2,534,009 2,509,058 3,620,517 3,167,398 3,801,447 4,815,141 4,498,922 3,770,395 3,297,958 3,132,371 3,002,375 3,624,217 41,773,808 45.1%
Mexico (Total) (3)® 2,923,617 2,821,537 3,495,663 2,907,185 2,905,806 3,035,614 3,190,373 3,054,261 2,542,212 2,753,347 3,053,578 3,689,589 36,372,782 39.3%
Mexico (Air) (2) 786,491 836,479 1,082,603 809,207 804,105 1,044,130 1,024,090 739,417 495,518 653,393 768,359 1,031,395 10,075,187 (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 570,637 643,435 825,963 773,422 1,194,635 1,912,850 2,240,828 2,168,304 1,363,666 1,032,192 770,223 944,198 14,440,353 15.6%
Canada (Air) (4) 244,821 251,450 311,481 283,468 355,413 542,253 600,420 555,212 432,935 374,370 301,557 338,496 4,591,876 (6)
North America 3,494,254 3,464,972 4,321,626 3,680,607 4,100,441 4,948,464 5,431,201 5,222,565 3,905,878 3,785,539 3,823,801 4,633,787 50,813,135 54.9%
Grand Total 6,028,263 5,974,030 7,942,143 6,848,005 7,901,888 9,763,605 9,930,123 8,992,960 7,203,836 6,917,910 6,826,176 8,258,004 92,586,943 100.0%
2020/2019 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD
Western Hemisphere (U.S. Outbound)  
Caribbean 24.8% 18.5% 14.4% 16.3% 16.5% 8.9% 3.0% 1.3% -6.8% -3.4% -3.4% -2.3% 7.6%  
Mexico (Total) 4.9% 5.0% 6.3% 10.6% 5.7% 13.4% 15.7% 4.5% 8.4% 18.8% 11.9% 12.2% 9.8%  
Mexico (Air) 0.0% 0.1% -0.5% 1.4% 5.3% -0.3% -1.1% -1.2% -0.9% 3.5% 2.2% 2.1% 0.8%  
Canada (Total) 1.6% -0.5% -3.3% 15.5% 6.3% -0.3% 4.9% 7.4% 0.7% 5.8% 1.7% 3.4% 3.8%  
Canada (Air) 1.7% 6.8% 4.8% 25.9% 20.9% 14.7% 12.3% 11.9% 14.5% 8.5% 1.5% 11.6% 11.8%  
Other Regions: 
Europe 10.8% 11.4% 9.1% 9.4% 9.9% 6.5% 5.7% 5.3% 6.6% 7.1% 4.5% 7.0% 7.4%
Asia 10.2% 2.5% 3.9% 6.4% 6.2% 2.9% 3.8% 4.4% 5.1% 1.5% 2.1% 7.6% 4.7%
So America 18.8% 17.7% 12.9% 13.0% 12.3% 12.2% 15.0% 7.6% 6.9% 8.8% 3.2% 7.9% 11.1%
Cent Am 11.6% 6.0% -0.9% 10.0% 10.2% 6.9% 8.7% 6.7% 7.2% 10.3% 4.7% 3.5% 6.6%
Oceania 10.0% 9.0% 21.8% 21.3% 24.4% 16.2% 12.8% 19.9% 8.3% 2.0% 2.1% 0.5% 11.4%
Middle East -2.1% -5.7% -9.1% 7.5% 6.0% 1.8% 3.7% 3.5% 16.1% 7.5% 13.1% 11.6% 4.2%
Africa 40.7% 34.0% 22.0% 43.2% 38.7% 31.9% 26.3% 15.6% 18.4% 19.3% 17.2% 33.3% 27.9%
Overseas 13.8% 10.5% 8.1% 11.1% 11.0% 7.0% 5.7% 4.8% 5.2% 4.6% 2.9% 5.0% 7.3%
Total 8.3% 6.7% 6.1% 11.4% 8.4% 7.5% 8.7% 5.4% 5.5% 10.4% 6.8% 8.1% 7.7%