U.S. Citizen Traffic to Overseas Regions, Canada & Mexico 2015
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U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS
              2016               YTD
                      revised   Total % Change Market
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD YTD (1) Share
Europe 615,470 546,246 912,603 976,044 1,441,559 1,837,000 1,654,182 1,356,022 1,437,634 1,055,110 807,099 975,396 13,614,365 8.1% 17.0%
Caribbean 588,925 643,467 809,877 687,500 641,598 803,919 890,781 645,065 416,980 451,579 547,257 751,937 7,878,885 3.0% 9.8%
Asia 434,366 351,237 479,397 440,303 452,593 488,734 460,034 388,236 405,050 488,441 479,222 515,345 5,382,958 11.2% 6.7%
South America 153,576 160,319 183,477 145,179 160,869 202,821 198,609 178,300 129,157 131,988 146,737 219,445 2,010,477 7.5% 2.5%
Central America 258,520 260,786 320,266 222,167 227,876 319,273 332,404 218,258 146,172 161,373 202,423 314,615 2,984,133 6.9% 3.7%
Oceania 58,440 72,704 68,529 47,648 51,715 58,120 59,085 52,475 47,696 55,719 67,294 85,458 724,883 12.6% 0.9%
Middle East 178,493 152,882 184,931 147,391 188,052 214,771 221,530 177,224 155,408 148,121 179,799 227,707 2,176,309 6.4% 2.7%
Africa 26,709 22,661 31,706 26,726 33,005 36,015 41,695 32,521 28,808 25,423 25,380 34,243 364,892 4.1% 0.5%
                               
Total Overseas (2) 2,314,499 2,210,302 2,990,786 2,692,958 3,197,267 3,960,653 3,858,320 3,048,101 2,766,905 2,517,754 2,455,211 3,124,146 35,136,902 7.2% 43.8%
                               
Mexico (Total) (3)(P) 2,524,261 2,417,122 2,837,327 2,383,351 2,410,266 2,631,167 2,956,915 2,422,246 2,094,333 2,512,603 2,598,722 3,406,084 31,194,398 8.6% 38.9%
Mexico (Air) (2) 703,811 751,950 934,935 732,306 714,455 897,872 900,988 635,614 450,156 587,448 674,150 950,068 8,933,753 11.8% n/a
Canada (Total) (4) 536,185 625,767 768,588 805,860 1,164,428 1,684,163 2,306,960 1,950,223 1,415,326 1,012,488 712,958 911,921 13,894,867 9.7% 17.3%
Canada (Air) (4) 204,815 240,007 283,568 283,665 384,089 553,336 623,185 532,549 448,043 356,702 269,781 335,799 4,515,539 17.0% n/a
North America 3,060,446 3,042,889 3,605,915 3,189,211 3,574,694 4,315,330 5,263,875 4,372,469 3,509,659 3,525,091 3,311,680 4,318,005 45,089,265 8.9% 56.2%
                               
Grand Total 5,374,945 5,253,191 6,596,701 5,882,169 6,771,961 8,275,983 9,122,195 7,420,570 6,276,564 6,042,845 5,766,891 7,442,151 80,226,167 8.1% 100.0%
Y-O-Y % Chg (1) 9.6% 10.7% 12.6% 6.2% 5.9% 6.2% 9.8% 4.7% 8.2% 9.5% 6.4% 9.0% 8.1%    
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(1) Collection methodology DHS APIS (Overseas & Mexico air) comparable from 2011 through 2016.
(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 (f) final estimate 2016 (as of Sep 17)
(4) Canadian aggregate total (including air, land and border 1+ nights) source: STATS Canada, as of Oct-17
(5) NTTO reconciled total APIS traffic numbers to U.S. DOT/BTS T-100 International data (BTS does not segment by citizenship) through February 2017.
(6) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel: Mexico-air 18.4%; Canada-air 9.3% 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: https://travel.trade.gov/research/programs/i92/index.html
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO)
Released: October 20, 2017
U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS                              
              2015                
                          Total   Mkt
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD   Share
Europe 585,982 500,982 840,187 926,094 1,339,841 1,741,971 1,518,260 1,279,176 1,357,057 978,329 706,325 824,656 12,598,860   17.5%
Caribbean 560,268 610,837 755,526 671,777 647,866 783,320 852,692 656,606 403,601 477,299 523,274 705,131 7,648,197   10.3%
Asia 392,463 325,069 439,242 403,753 409,652 436,330 413,295 365,482 358,203 442,988 418,257 437,926 4,842,660   6.6%
South America 129,211 135,309 154,234 126,276 146,458 182,575 179,749 156,707 128,821 139,398 156,448 234,277 1,869,463   2.4%
Central America 223,884 230,021 283,876 208,872 207,285 301,400 306,278 207,156 132,265 157,957 210,852 321,019 2,790,865   3.7%
Oceania 53,439 67,496 61,684 42,818 45,192 54,120 51,647 42,810 42,298 50,059 57,688 74,234 643,485   0.8%
Middle East 162,570 136,853 166,257 145,791 181,811 191,786 199,753 168,455 149,477 153,967 172,068 216,463 2,045,251   2.7%
Africa 25,125 20,343 27,766 24,945 31,857 35,090 39,673 33,198 28,683 25,474 24,603 33,815 350,572   0.5%
                               
Total Overseas 2,132,942 2,026,910 2,728,772 2,550,326 3,009,962 3,726,592 3,561,347 2,909,590 2,600,405 2,425,471 2,269,515 2,847,521 32,789,353   44.6%
                               
Mexico (Total) 2,295,254 2,208,352 2,533,088 2,268,789 2,290,029 2,444,530 2,673,055 2,291,681 1,929,264 2,162,586 2,508,000 3,128,657 28,733,287   38.1%
Mexico (Air) 610,299 657,784 794,416 659,440 648,131 806,020 792,841 605,774 405,547 542,983 621,766 848,664 7,993,665   (7)
Canada (Total) 477,371 508,802 594,209 721,645 1,096,006 1,618,474 2,075,835 1,884,253 1,270,000 930,694 642,019 849,528 12,668,836   17.3%
Canada (Air)  173,342 177,937 216,624 246,880 337,281 475,864 539,170 483,144 370,662 311,714 237,317 291,141 3,861,076   (7)
North America 2,772,625 2,717,154 3,127,297 2,990,434 3,386,035 4,063,004 4,748,890 4,175,934 3,199,264 3,093,280 3,150,019 3,978,185 41,402,120    
                               
Grand Total 4,905,567 4,744,064 5,856,069 5,540,760 6,395,997 7,789,596 8,310,237 7,085,524 5,799,669 5,518,751 5,419,534 6,825,706 74,191,473   100.0%
(7) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel was 17.9% for Mexico-air and 8.6% for Canada.
2015 Total
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Final
Europe 585,982 500,982 840,187 926,094 1,339,841 1,741,971 1,518,260 1,279,176 1,357,057 978,329 706,325 824,656 12,598,860
Caribbean 560,268 610,837 755,526 671,777 647,866 783,320 852,692 656,606 403,601 477,299 523,274 705,131 7,648,197
Asia* 392,463 325,069 439,242 403,753 409,652 436,330 413,295 365,482 358,203 442,988 418,257 437,926 4,842,660
South America 129,211 135,309 154,234 126,276 146,458 182,575 179,749 156,707 128,821 139,398 156,448 234,277 1,869,463
Central America 223,884 230,021 283,876 208,872 207,285 301,400 306,278 207,156 132,265 157,957 210,852 321,019 2,790,865
Oceania 53,439 67,496 61,684 42,818 45,192 54,120 51,647 42,810 42,298 50,059 57,688 74,234 643,485
Middle East 162,570 136,853 166,257 145,791 181,811 191,786 199,753 168,455 149,477 153,967 172,068 216,463 2,045,251
Africa 25,125 20,343 27,766 24,945 31,857 35,090 39,673 33,198 28,683 25,474 24,603 33,815 350,572
                           
Total Overseas 2,132,942 2,026,910 2,728,772 2,550,326 3,009,962 3,726,592 3,561,347 2,909,590 2,600,405 2,425,471 2,269,515 2,847,521 32,789,353
                           
Mexico (Total) (3) 2,295,254 2,208,352 2,533,088 2,268,789 2,290,029 2,444,530 2,673,055 2,291,681 1,929,264 2,162,586 2,508,000 3,128,657 28,733,287
Mexico (Air) 610,299 657,784 794,416 659,440 648,131 806,020 792,841 605,774 405,547 542,983 621,766 848,664 7,993,665
Canada (Total) 477,371 508,802 594,209 721,645 1,096,006 1,618,474 2,075,835 1,884,253 1,270,000 930,694 642,019 849,528 12,668,836
Canada (Air) 173,342 177,937 216,624 246,880 337,281 475,864 539,170 483,144 370,662 311,714 237,317 291,141 3,861,076
North America 2,772,625 2,717,154 3,127,297 2,990,434 3,386,035 4,063,004 4,748,890 4,175,934 3,199,264 3,093,280 3,150,019 3,978,185 41,402,120
                           
Grand Total 4,905,567 4,744,064 5,856,069 5,540,760 6,395,997 7,789,596 8,310,237 7,085,524 5,799,669 5,518,751 5,419,534 6,825,706 74,191,473
2016/2015 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD
Western Hemisphere (U.S. Outbound)                          
Caribbean 5.1% 5.3% 7.2% 2.3% -1.0% 2.6% 4.5% -1.8% 3.3% -5.4% 4.6% 6.6% 3.0%  
Mexico (Total) 10.0% 9.5% 12.0% 5.0% 5.3% 7.6% 10.6% 5.7% 8.6% 16.2% 3.6% 8.9% 8.6%  
Mexico (Air) 15.3% 14.3% 17.7% 11.0% 10.2% 11.4% 13.6% 4.9% 11.0% 8.2% 8.4% 11.9% 11.8%  
Canada (Total) 12.3% 23.0% 29.3% 11.7% 6.2% 4.1% 11.1% 3.5% 11.4% 8.8% 11.0% 7.3% 9.7%  
Canada (Air) 18.2% 34.9% 30.9% 14.9% 13.9% 16.3% 15.6% 10.2% 20.9% 14.4% 13.7% 15.3% 17.0%  
Other Regions:
Europe 5.0% 9.0% 8.6% 5.4% 7.6% 5.5% 9.0% 6.0% 5.9% 7.8% 14.3% 18.3% 8.1%
Asia 10.7% 8.0% 9.1% 9.1% 10.5% 12.0% 11.3% 6.2% 13.1% 10.3% 14.6% 17.7% 11.2%
So America 18.9% 18.5% 19.0% 15.0% 9.8% 11.1% 10.5% 13.8% 0.3% -5.3% -6.2% -6.3% 7.5%
Cent Am 15.5% 13.4% 12.8% 6.4% 9.9% 5.9% 8.5% 5.4% 10.5% 2.2% -4.0% -2.0% 6.9%
Oceania 9.4% 7.7% 11.1% 11.3% 14.4% 7.4% 14.4% 22.6% 12.8% 11.3% 16.7% 15.1% 12.6%
Middle East 9.8% 11.7% 11.2% 1.1% 3.4% 12.0% 10.9% 5.2% 4.0% -3.8% 4.5% 5.2% 6.4%
Africa 6.3% 11.4% 14.2% 7.1% 3.6% 2.6% 5.1% -2.0% 0.4% -0.2% 3.2% 1.3% 4.1%
Overseas 8.5% 9.0% 9.6% 5.6% 6.2% 6.3% 8.3% 4.8% 6.4% 3.8% 8.2% 9.7% 7.2%
Total 9.6% 10.7% 12.6% 6.2% 5.9% 6.2% 9.8% 4.7% 8.2% 9.5% 6.4% 9.0% 8.1%