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INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS TO AND FROM THE U.S.
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS (Inbound) AND U.S. RESIDENTS (Outbound) 1994 - 2004

 
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INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS TO AND FROM THE U.S.
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS (Inbound) and U.S. RESIDENTS (Outbound) 1994 - 2004

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

INBOUND TOTAL (000) revised

45,078

43,491

46,636

47,875

46,377

48,510

51,237

46,927

43,582

41,218

46,085

% Change

-2%

-4%

7%

3%

-3%

5%

6%

-8%

-7%

-5%

12%

 

FROM OVERSEAS (000)

18,458

20,639

22,658

24,194

23,698

24,466

25,975

21,833

19,117

18,026

20,322

% Change

-1%

12%

10%

7%

-2%

3%

6%

-16%

-12%

-6%

13%

 

FROM CANADA (000)

14,970

14,663

15,301

15,127

13,430

14,116

14,666

13,527

13,025

12,666

13,857

% Change

-13%

-2%

4%

-1%

-11%

5%

4%

-8%

-4%

-3%

9%

 

FROM MEXICO (000) revised

11,650

8,189

8,677

8,554

9,249

9,928

10,596

11,567

11,440

10,526

11,906

% Change

19%

-30%

6%

-1%

8%

7%

7%

9%

-1%

-8%

13%

 

U.S. RESIDENTS

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

OUTBOUND TOTALS (000) revised

46,763

51,285

52,999

53,229

55,697

57,222

61,327

59,442

58,066

56,250

61,776

% Change

5%

10%

3%

0%

5%

3%

7%

-3%

-2%

-3%

10%

 

TO OVERSEAS (000)

18,149

19,059

19,786

21,634

23,069

24,579

26,853

25,249

23,397

24,452

27,351

% Change

6%

5%

4%

9%

7%

7%

9%

-6%

-7%

5%

12%

 

TO CANADA (000)

12,542

13,005

12,909

13,401

14,893

15,180

15,188

15,570

16,168

14,232

15,056

% Change

4%

4%

-1%

4%

11%

2%

0%

3%

4%

-12%

6%

TO MEXICO (000) revised

16,072

19,221

20,304

18,194

17,735

17,463

19,285

18,623

18,501

17,566

19,369

% Change

5%

20%

6%

-10%

-3%

-2%

10%

-3%

-1%

-5%

10%


Note: Canadian and Mexican inbound and outbound data are subject to revision.

Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries; Banco de Mexico/Secretaria de Turismo (Mexico); & Statistics Canada, July 2005

 

 

U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM BALANCE OF TRADE
(RECEIPTS/EXPORTS AND PAYMENTS/IMPORTS): 1994 - 2004r
RECEIPTS/EXPORTS

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002r

2003r

2004r

TOTAL ($Mil)
% Change

$75,414

$82,304

$90,231

$94,294

$91,423

$94,586

$103,087

$89,819

$83,651

$80,041

$93,339

1%

9%

10%

5%

-3%

3%

9%

-13%

-7%

-4%

17%

TRAVEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

($Mil)

$58,417

$63,395

$69,809

$73,426

$71,325

$74,801

$82,400

$71,893

$66,605

$64,348

$74,481

% Change

1%

9%

10%

5%

-3%

5%

10%

-13%

-7%

-3%

16%

PASSENGER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FARES ($Mil)

$16,997

$18,909

$20,422

$20,868

$20,098

$19,785

$20,687

$17,926

$17,046

$15,693

$18,858

% Change

3%

11%

8%

2%

-4%

-2%

5%

-13%

-5%

-8%

20%

 
PAYMENTS/IMPORTS

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002r

2003r

2004r

TOTAL ($Mil)
% Change

$56,844

$59,579

$63,887

$70,189

$76,454

$80,278

$88,979

$82,833

$78,684

$78,401

$89,336

9%

5%

7%

10%

9%

5%

11%

-7%

-5%

0%

14%

TRAVEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

($Mil)

$43,782

$44,916

$48,078

$52,051

$56,483

$58,963

$64,705

$60,200

$58,715

$57,444

$65,635

% Change

8%

3%

7%

8%

9%

4%

10%

-7%

-2%

-2%

14%

PASSENGER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FARES ($Mil)

$13,062

$14,663

$15,809

$18,138

$19,971

$21,315

$24,274

$22,633

$19,969

$20,957

$23,701

% Change

14%

12%

8%

15%

10%

7%

14%

-7%

-12%

5%

13%

                 

TRAVEL TRADE BALANCE (SURPLUS/DEFICIT)

BALANCE ($Mil)
% Change

$18,570

$22,725

$26,344

$24,105

$14,969

$14,308

$14,108

$6,986

$4,967

$1,640

$4,003

-17%

22%

16%

-8%

-38%

-4%

-1%

-50%

-29%

-67%

144%


Travel Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors within the U.S. on travel-related expenses, i.e., lodging, food, entertainment, etc.
Passenger Fares Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors traveling to the U.S. on U.S. flag carriers, and other transportation while within the U.S.
Travel Payments/Imports = Spending by U.S. citizens outside the U.S. on travel-related expenses, i.e., lodging, food, entertainment, etc.
Passenger Fares Payments/Imports = Spending by U.S. citizens traveling outside the U.S. on foreign flag carriers, and other transportation while outside the U.S.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries & Bureau of Economic Analysis, July 2005