International Travelers to and from the U.S. - International Visitors (Inbound) and U.S. Residents (Outbound) (1989 - 1998)
 
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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

 

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997r

1998

INBOUND TOTAL (in thousands)

36,365

39,363

42,674

47,261

45,779

44,753

43,318

46,489

47,752

46,395

% Change

7.1%

8.2%

8.4%

10.7%

-3.1%

-2.2%

-3.2%

7.3%

2.7%

-2.8%

FROM OVERSEAS (in thousands)

13,999

15,059

16,155

17,791

18,662

18,458

20,639

22,658

24,194

23,698

% Change

11.9%

7.6%

7.3%

10.1%

4.9%

-1.1%

11.8%

9.8%

6.8%

-2.1%

FROM CANADA (in thousands)

15,325

17,263

19,113

18,598

17,293

14,974

14,663

15,301

15,127

13,422

% Change

11.9%

12.6%

10.7%

-2.7%

-7.0%

-13.4%

-2.1%

4.4%

-1.1%

-11.3%

FROM MEXICO (in thousands)

7,041

7,041

7,406

10,872

9,824

11,321

8,016

8,530

8,433

9,276

% Change

-8.9%

0.0%

5.2%

46.8%

-9.6%

15.2%

-29.2%

6.4%

-1.0%

10.0%

U.S. RESIDENTS

 

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997r

1998

OUTBOUND TOTAL (in thousands)

41,138

44,623

41,566

43,898

44,411

46,450

50,763

52,311

52,944

56,287

% Change

1.2%

8.5%

-6.9%

5.6%

1.2%

4.6%

9.3%

3.0%

0.8%

6.3%

TO OVERSEAS (in thousands)

14,791

15,990

14,521

15,965

17,102

18,149

19,059

19,786

21,634

23,069

% Change

2.4%

8.1%

-9.2%

9.9%

7.1%

6.1%

5.0%

3.8%

9.3%

6.6%

TO CANADA (in thousands)

12,184

12,252

12,003

11,819

12,024

12,542

12,933

12,909

13,401

14,880

% Change

-4.5%

0.6%

-2.0%

-1.5%

1.7%

4.3%

3.1%

-0.2%

3.8%

11.0%

TO MEXICO (in thousands)

14,163

16,381

15,042

16,114

15,285

15,759

18,771

19,616

17,909

18,338

% Change

5.2%

15.7%

-8.2%

7.1%

-5.1%

3.1%

19.1%

4.5%

-9.8%

2.4%

Notes:

r

Mexican arrivals to U.S. revised for 1997.

Sources:

 

Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

 

Secretaria de Turismo (Mexico).

 

Statistics Canada.

Publication Date:

May 1999