U.S. Citizen Traffic to Overseas Regions, Canada & Mexico 2019
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U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS
2019 YTD
Total % Change Market
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD YTD (1) Share
Europe 825,706 761,675 1,352,526 2,939,907 9.7% 13.8%
Caribbean 742,453 791,219 1,006,030 2,539,702 17.5% 11.9%
Asia 540,030 432,599 611,415 1,584,044 5.5% 7.4%
South America 169,134 180,462 215,197 564,793 15.9% 2.7%
Central America 281,724 292,374 355,813 929,911 4.5% 4.4%
Oceania 80,722 97,935 105,879 284,536 13.4% 1.3%
Middle East 195,831 171,608 202,458 569,897 -5.8% 2.7%
Africa 35,589 30,628 41,232 107,449 24.8% 0.5%
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Total Overseas (2) 2,871,189 2,758,500 3,890,550 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9,520,239 9.9% 44.7%
Mexico (Total) (3)(P) 3,062,961 2,960,125 3,710,615           9,733,701 5.5% 45.7%
Mexico (Air) (2) 780,219 830,538 1,069,894 2,680,651 -0.9% (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 579,619 640,195 803,668 2,023,482 -0.8% 9.5%
Canada (Air) (4) 248,904 268,574 331,585 849,063 5.1% (6)
North America 3,642,580 3,600,320 4,514,283 11,757,183 4.3% 55.3%
Grand Total 6,513,769 6,358,820 8,404,833 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21,277,422 6.7% 100.0%
Monthly % Chg (1) 8.1% 6.5% 5.9%
(1) Collection methodology DHS APIS (Overseas & Mexico air) comparable from 2011 through 2019.
(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: INEGI/Banco de Mexico. (P)Preliminary 2019; ®revised 2018
(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 November 2018.
(6) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel: Mexico-air 20.5%; Canada-air 6.5% 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: May 2019
U.S. CITIZEN TRAVEL TO INTERNATIONAL REGIONS
2018
Total Mkt
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD Share
Europe 748,793 687,296 1,244,957 2,681,046 13.5%
Caribbean 598,896 673,271 889,631 2,161,798 10.8%
Asia 490,348 422,237 589,421 1,502,006 7.5%
South America 142,741 153,627 191,110 487,478 2.4%
Central America  253,091 276,689 359,897 889,677 4.5%
Oceania 73,516 90,014 87,278 250,808 1.3%
Middle East 200,003 181,962 222,711 604,676 3.0%
Africa 26,621 23,962 35,512 86,095 0.4%
Total Overseas 2,534,009 2,509,058 3,620,517 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8,663,584 43.5%
Mexico (Total) rev. 2,920,112 2,817,714 3,491,206           9,229,032 46.3%
Mexico (Air) 786,491 836,479 1,082,603 2,705,573 (7)
Canada (Total) 570,637 643,435 825,963 2,040,035 10.2%
Canada (Air)  244,821 251,450 311,481 807,752 (7)
North America 3,490,749 3,461,149 4,317,169 11,269,067 56.5%
Grand Total 6,024,758 5,970,207 7,937,686 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19,932,651 100.0%
(7) Market Share of 'Air' travel compared to all air travel was 22.2% for Mexico-air and 6.6% for Canada.
2018 (5) Total
Regions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Final
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 45.1%
Mexico (Total) (3)® 2,920,112 2,817,714 3,491,206 2,903,700 2,901,816 3,030,803 3,182,031 3,050,681 2,622,678 2,753,820 3,049,271 3,725,183 36,449,013 39.3%
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 (6)
Canada (Total) (4) 570,637 643,435 825,963 773,422 1,194,635 1,912,850 2,240,828 2,168,304 1,363,666 1,032,192 770,223 944,198 14,440,353 15.6%
Canada (Air) (4) 244,821 251,450 311,481 283,468 355,413 542,253 600,420 555,212 432,935 374,370 301,557 338,496 4,591,876 (6)
North America 3,490,749 3,461,149 4,317,169 3,677,122 4,096,451 4,943,653 5,422,859 5,218,985 3,986,344 3,786,012 3,819,494 4,669,381 50,889,366 54.9%
Grand Total 6,024,758 5,970,207 7,937,686 6,844,520 7,897,898 9,758,794 9,921,781 8,989,380 7,284,302 6,918,383 6,821,869 8,293,598 92,663,174 100.0%
2019/2018 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YTD
Western Hemisphere (U.S. Outbound)  
Caribbean 24.0% 17.5% 13.1% 17.5%  
Mexico (Total) 4.9% 5.1% 6.3% 5.5%  
Mexico (Air) -0.8% -0.7% -1.2% -0.9%  
Canada (Total) 1.6% -0.5% -2.7% -0.8%  
Canada (Air) 1.7% 6.8% 6.5%                   5.1%  
Other Regions:
Europe 10.3% 10.8% 8.6% 9.7%
Asia 10.1% 2.5% 3.7% 5.5%
So America 18.5% 17.5% 12.6% 15.9%
Cent Am 11.3% 5.7% -1.1% 4.5%
Oceania 9.8% 8.8% 21.3% 13.4%
Middle East -2.1% -5.7% -9.1% -5.8%
Africa 33.7% 27.8% 16.1% 24.8%
Overseas 13.3% 9.9% 7.5% 9.9%
Total 8.1% 6.5% 5.9% 6.7%