U.S. Citizen Traffic to Overseas Regions, Canada & Mexico 2018
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U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS
2018 Annual
Total % Change Market
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual YTD (1) 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 12.3% 19.1%
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 4.6% 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 8.4% 6.7%
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 9.3% 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 6.8% 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 10.8% 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 5.9% 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 7.1% 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 9.0% 44.9%
Mexico (Total) (3)(P) 2,960,013 2,856,851 3,539,294 2,940,801 2,938,063 3,073,737 3,225,908 3,085,291 2,649,390 2,785,819 3,088,486 3,779,359 36,923,011 5.7% 39.7%
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 2.7% (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 563,106 641,639 823,507 777,445 1,175,793 1,867,484 2,234,548 2,155,630 1,357,181 1,030,684 770,223 944,198 14,341,438 0.4% 15.4%
Canada (Air) (4) 237,784 250,300 310,110 290,516 364,301 555,149 594,140 542,538 426,456 372,862 301,557 338,496 4,584,209 -4.1% (6)
North America 3,523,119 3,498,490 4,362,801 3,718,246 4,113,856 4,941,221 5,460,456 5,240,921 4,006,571 3,816,503 3,858,709 4,723,557 51,264,449 4.1% 55.1%
Grand Total 6,057,128 6,007,548 7,983,318 6,885,644 7,915,303 9,756,362 9,959,378 9,011,316 7,304,529 6,948,874 6,861,084 8,347,774 93,038,257 6.3% 100.0%
Monthly % Chg (1) 6.8% 8.0% 14.4% -0.4% 6.2% 5.1% 2.1% 10.0% 7.0% 6.6% 5.7% 5.4%
(5)
(1) Collection methodology DHS APIS (Overseas & Mexico air) comparable from 2011 through 2018.
(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 (P) Preliminary estimate 2018; ® revised 2017
(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 August 2018.
(6) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel: Mexico-air 17.9%; Canada-air 8.1% 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: February 2019
U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS
2017
Total Mkt
Regions Janrev Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD Share
Europe 701,121 620,460 1,064,429 1,212,898 1,684,659 2,139,814 1,867,812 1,627,172 1,676,165 1,201,375 928,855 1,068,009 15,792,769 18.0%
Caribbean 621,686 683,538 822,751 783,076 714,117 865,847 959,510 718,092 356,693 473,086 567,498 754,622 8,320,516 9.5%
Asia 476,827 387,650 513,034 495,884 477,954 525,875 504,326 419,586 420,099 504,961 507,576 537,118 5,770,890 6.6%
South America 135,006 146,664 165,836 148,540 154,436 193,673 182,796 161,435 119,148 137,624 157,642 222,500 1,925,300 2.2%
Central America  241,293 252,067 310,182 252,392 232,366 336,150 332,634 222,045 147,044 169,255 216,656 319,918 3,032,002 3.5%
Oceania 64,055 81,740 76,821 57,894 51,950 57,895 60,849 50,157 47,780 58,010 75,065 94,280 776,496 0.9%
Middle East 197,077 151,649 175,111 174,841 189,500 229,494 236,867 201,242 157,995 168,668 190,353 233,537 2,306,334 2.6%
Africa 25,947 22,812 30,986 33,273 34,840 44,089 46,430 39,668 30,051 28,754 29,748 36,553 403,151 0.5%
Total Overseas 2,463,012 2,346,580 3,159,150 3,158,798 3,539,822 4,392,837 4,191,224 3,439,397 2,954,975 2,741,733 2,673,393 3,266,537 38,327,458 43.8%
Mexico (Total) rev. 2,640,783 2,596,324 3,092,757 2,875,336 2,754,608 3,083,383 3,295,842 2,699,946 2,420,531 2,713,348 3,061,375 3,712,717 34,946,950 39.9%
Mexico (Air) 765,339 813,609 1,007,334 855,209 807,387 1,008,322 1,005,120 708,243 467,404 605,831 732,615 1,034,300 9,810,713 (7)
Canada (Total) 566,679 619,283 724,864 880,234 1,158,300 1,803,989 2,263,438 2,052,915 1,450,919 1,060,594 754,760 944,412 14,280,387 16.3%
Canada (Air) 230,181 230,697 292,143 316,451 401,257 596,879 625,954 571,263 449,240 389,145 308,905 368,257 4,780,372 (7)
North America 3,207,462 3,215,607 3,817,621 3,755,570 3,912,908 4,887,372 5,559,280 4,752,861 3,871,450 3,773,942 3,816,135 4,657,129 49,227,337 56.2%
Grand Total 5,670,474 5,562,187 6,976,771 6,914,368 7,452,730 9,280,209 9,750,504 8,192,258 6,826,425 6,515,675 6,489,528 7,923,666 87,554,795 100.0%
(7) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel was 18.5% for Mexico-air and 9.0% for Canada.
2017 Total
Regions Janrev Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Final
Europe 701,121 620,460 1,064,429 1,212,898 1,684,659 2,139,814 1,867,812 1,627,172 1,676,165 1,201,375 928,855 1,068,009 15,792,769 18.0%
Caribbean 621,686 683,538 822,751 783,076 714,117 865,847 959,510 718,092 356,693 473,086 567,498 754,622 8,320,516 9.5%
Asia 476,827 387,650 513,034 495,884 477,954 525,875 504,326 419,586 420,099 504,961 507,576 537,118 5,770,890 6.6%
South America 135,006 146,664 165,836 148,540 154,436 193,673 182,796 161,435 119,148 137,624 157,642 222,500 1,925,300 2.2%
Central America 241,293 252,067 310,182 252,392 232,366 336,150 332,634 222,045 147,044 169,255 216,656 319,918 3,032,002 3.5%
Oceania 64,055 81,740 76,821 57,894 51,950 57,895 60,849 50,157 47,780 58,010 75,065 94,280 776,496 0.9%
Middle East 197,077 151,649 175,111 174,841 189,500 229,494 236,867 201,242 157,995 168,668 190,353 233,537 2,306,334 2.6%
Africa 25,947 22,812 30,986 33,273 34,840 44,089 46,430 39,668 30,051 28,754 29,748 36,553 403,151 0.5%
Total Overseas (2) 2,463,012 2,346,580 3,159,150 3,158,798 3,539,822 4,392,837 4,191,224 3,439,397 2,954,975 2,741,733 2,673,393 3,266,537 38,327,458 43.8%
Mexico (Total) (3)(P) 2,640,783 2,596,324 3,092,757 2,875,336 2,754,608 3,083,383 3,295,842 2,699,946 2,420,531 2,713,348 3,061,375 3,712,717 34,946,950 39.9%
Mexico (Air) (2) 765,339 813,609 1,007,334 880,234 807,387 1,008,322 1,005,120 708,243 467,404 605,831 732,615 1,034,300 9,835,738 (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 566,679 619,283 724,864 880,234 1,158,300 1,803,989 2,263,438 2,052,915 1,450,919 1,060,594 754,760 944,412 14,280,387 16.3%
Canada (Air) (4) 230,181 230,697 292,143 316,451 401,257 596,879 625,954 571,263 449,240 389,145 308,905 368,257 4,780,372 (6)
North America 3,207,462 3,215,607 3,817,621 3,755,570 3,912,908 4,887,372 5,559,280 4,752,861 3,871,450 3,773,942 3,816,135 4,657,129 49,227,337 56.2%
Grand Total 5,670,474 5,562,187 6,976,771 6,914,368 7,452,730 9,280,209 9,750,504 8,192,258 6,826,425 6,515,675 6,489,528 7,923,666 87,554,795 100.0%
2018/2017 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD
Western Hemisphere (U.S. Outbound)  
Caribbean -3.7% -1.5% 8.1% -7.7% 1.6% 4.0% -0.8% 4.0% 26.7% 13.5% 15.3% 12.6% 4.6%  
Mexico (Total) 12.1% 10.0% 14.4% 2.3% 6.7% -0.3% -2.1% 14.3% 9.5% 2.7% 0.9% 1.8% 5.7%  
Mexico (Air) 2.8% 2.8% 7.5% -5.4% -0.4% 3.6% 1.9% 4.4% 6.0% 7.9% 4.9% -0.3% 2.7%  
Canada (Total) -0.6% 3.6% 13.6% -11.7% 1.5% 3.5% -1.3% 5.0% -6.5% -2.8% 2.0% 0.0% 0.4%  
Canada (Air) 3.3% 8.5% 6.2% -8.2% -9.2% -7.0% -5.1% -5.0% -5.1% -4.2% -2.4% -8.1% -4.1%
Other Regions:
Europe 6.8% 10.8% 17.0% 4.3% 10.6% 12.9% 13.5% 13.8% 10.7% 18.6% 14.2% 12.8% 12.3%
Asia 2.8% 8.9% 14.9% 6.9% 7.7% 10.8% 8.8% 6.1% 5.8% 10.2% 9.9% 6.3% 8.4%
So America 5.7% 4.7% 15.2% -2.3% 6.9% 6.9% 4.0% 11.2% 16.9% 10.5% 13.7% 16.5% 9.3%
Cent Am 4.9% 9.8% 16.0% -3.5% 4.8% 1.5% -0.8% 9.5% 6.5% 7.1% 14.0% 12.8% 6.8%
Oceania 14.8% 10.1% 13.6% -2.5% 7.2% 14.7% 6.4% 4.8% 12.5% 12.7% 15.1% 14.9% 10.8%
Middle East 1.5% 20.0% 27.2% 0.0% 5.0% 9.8% 3.0% 3.5% 4.1% 9.0% -2.4% -3.1% 5.9%
Africa 2.6% 5.0% 14.6% -10.7% -1.9% 9.5% 8.4% 9.1% 8.0% 10.9% 6.1% 20.4% 7.1%
Overseas 2.9% 6.9% 14.6% 0.3% 7.4% 9.6% 7.3% 9.6% 11.6% 14.2% 12.3% 10.9% 9.0%
Total 6.8% 8.0% 14.4% -0.4% 6.2% 5.1% 2.1% 10.0% 7.0% 6.6% 5.7% 5.4% 6.3%