International Arrivals by Country to the United States - INBOUND (1996 - 1995)

ARRIVALS IN THOUSANDS (000)

Rank in 1996 Country of Residence Number of Arrivals 1996r Number of Arrivals 1995 Percent Change From 1995
1 CANADA 15,301 14,663 4%
2 MEXICO 8,530 8,083 6%
3 JAPAN 5,183 4,598 13%
4 UNITED KINGDOM 3,246 2,888 12%
5 GERMANY 1,997 1,848 8%
6 FRANCE 987 922 7%
7 BRAZIL 848 838 1%
8 SOUTH KOREA 749 592 26%
9 ITALY 525 525 0%
10 VENEZUELA 447 511 -13%
11 AUSTRALIA 463 424 9%
12 NETHERLANDS 440 408 8%
13 SWITZERLAND 417 397 5%
14 TAIWAN 414 413 0%
15 ARGENTINA 412 382 8%
16 SPAIN 325 302 8%
17 BAHAMAS 317 281 13%
18 SWEDEN 269 219 23%
19 COLOMBIA 250 233 7%
20 ISRAEL 231 220 5%
21 HONG KONG 242 216 12%
22 BELGIUM 237 206 15%
23 IRELAND 205 149 38%
24 JAMAICA 202 196 3%
25 CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 199 167 19%
26 AUSTRIA 190 173 10%
27 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 176 176 0%
28 CHILE 158 152 4%
29 NEW ZEALAND 149 142 5%
30 INDIA 143 124 15%
31 DENMARK 137 108 27%
32 GUATEMALA 131 131 0%
33 PERU 130 127 2%
34 NORWAY 124 103 20%
35 COSTA RICA 123 118 4%
36 PHILIPPINES 123 110 12%
37 SINGAPORE 115 103 12%
38 RUSSIA 112 94 19%
39 THAILAND 103 91 13%
40 ECUADOR 100 98 2%
41 SOUTH AFRICA 95 84 13%
42 EL SALVADOR 85 82 4%
43 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 84 82 2%
44 MALAYSIA 80 67 19%
45 INDONESIA 79 68 16%
46 FINLAND 79 70 13%
47 PANAMA 76 71 7%
48 POLAND 61 48 27%
49 GREECE 59 56 5%
50 PORTUGAL 57 50 14%
TOTAL OVERSEAS* 22,658 20,639 10%
TOTAL ALL COUNTRIES 46,488 43,385 7%

* Excludes arrivals from Mexico and Canada.
r = Revised.

Source: Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration; Statistics Canada; SECTUR Mexico.