Arrivals to the U.S. 2000 & 1999 (All Countries Reported by Residency and in Rank Order within Region)
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2000 TOTAL
1999 TOTAL
00/99% Change
TOTAL ARRIVALS
50,890,701
48,491,187
4.9
OVERSEAS
25,974,701
24,466,187
6.2
NORTH AMERICA
24,916,000
24,025,000
3.7
Canada*
14,594,000
14,110,000
3.4
Canada Air*
5,299,640
4,963,000
6.8
Mexico*
10,322,000
9,915,000
4.1
Mexico Air
1,736,600
1,489,170
16.6
WESTERN EUROPE
11,175,161
10,846,933
3.0
UNITED KINGDOM
4,703,008
4,252,160
10.6
GERMANY
1,786,045
1,984,627
(10.0)
FRANCE
1,087,087
1,059,014
2.7
ITALY
612,357
626,217
(2.2)
NETHERLANDS
553,297
526,819
5.0
SWITZERLAND
395,031
405,626
(2.6)
SPAIN
361,177
362,848
(0.5)
SWEDEN
321,881
314,258
2.4
IRELAND
285,697
246,394
16.0
BELGIUM
249,957
248,821
0.5
AUSTRIA
175,533
194,230
(9.6)
DENMARK
149,211
146,479
1.9
NORWAY
147,540
145,601
1.3
FINLAND
93,649
90,622
3.3
PORTUGAL
86,333
79,413
8.7
GREECE
61,361
57,879
6.0
ICELAND
27,682
27,491
0.7
LUXEMBOURG
16,385
19,368
(15.4)
SLOVENIA
14,886
15,379
(3.2)
CROATIA
11,244
10,701
5.1
MALTA
8,437
8,792
(4.0)
YUGOSLAVIA
8,039
5,839
37.7
MONACO
5,622
5,641
(0.3)
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
5,430
4,019
35.1
MACEDONIA
2,841
3,094
(8.2)
LIECHTENSTEIN
2,011
2,163
(7.0)
GIBRALTAR
1,363
1,133
20.3
ANDORRA
1,235
1,378
(10.4)
SAN MARINO
794
905
(12.3)
HOLY SEE/VATICAN
28
22
27.3
EASTERN EUROPE
421,959
395,757
6.6
POLAND
116,277
104,624
11.1
RUSSIA
76,739
81,378
(5.7)
HUNGARY
59,174
53,030
11.6
CZECH REPUBLIC
43,758
42,442
3.1
ROMANIA
27,418
25,529
7.4
UKRAINE
14,477
11,601
24.8
SLOVAKIA
13,235
12,093
9.4
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
11,590
11,601
(0.1)
BULGARIA
11,418
11,690
(2.3)
LITHUANIA
9,122
5,615
62.5
ARMENIA
8,663
8,657
0.1
LATVIA
7,161
5,957
20.2
ESTONIA
6,745
6,497
3.8
ALBANIA
5,737
4,617
24.3
BYELARUS
4,444
4,617
(3.7)
GEORGIA
2,173
5,099
(57.4)
AZERBAIJAN
1,951
1,713
13.9
MOLDOVA
1,625
1,209
34.4
USSR
252
311
(19.0)
ASIA
7,554,444
6,935,210
8.9
JAPAN
5,061,377
4,826,077
4.9
SOUTH KOREA
661,844
498,643
32.7
ROC (TAIWAN)
457,302
453,299
0.9
CHINA, PRC / HONG KONG
452,741
384,086
17.9
CHINA
249,441
191,175
30.5
HONG KONG
203,300
192,911
5.4
INDIA
274,202
228,072
20.2
PHILIPPINES
168,053
144,678
16.2
SINGAPORE
136,439
118,476
15.2
THAILAND
86,971
74,385
16.9
MALAYSIA
74,507
59,785
24.6
INDONESIA
71,390
62,634
14.0
PAKISTAN
51,942
40,326
28.8
BANGLADESH
12,724
11,380
11.8
SRI LANKA
9,898
8,392
17.9
VIETNAM
9,061
4,417
105.1
UZBEKISTAN
6,809
4,170
63.3
NEPAL
4,101
3,620
13.3
MACAU
4,077
4,226
(3.5)
KAZAKHSTAN
3,311
3,038
9.0
KAMPUCHEA
2,319
636
264.6
MOLDOVA
1,625
940
72.9
BURMA
1,357
1,208
12.3
BRUNEI
1,230
1,380
(10.9)
LAOS
1,045
636
64.3
KYRGYZSTAN
906
803
12.8
TAJIKISTAN
213
214
(0.5)
TURKMENISTAN
194
159
22.0
BHUTAN
150
168
(10.7)
AFGHANISTAN
129
158
(18.4)
MALDIVES
124
104
19.2
NORTH KOREA
28
40
(30.0)
MIDDLE EAST
702,105
625,356
12.3
ISRAEL
325,199
283,306
14.8
TURKEY
106,427
88,301
20.5
SAUDI ARABIA
75,320
72,891
3.3
EGYPT
44,612
42,777
4.3
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
40,039
37,635
6.4
KUWAIT
23,930
23,758
0.7
LEBANON
18,599
15,099
23.2
JORDAN
17,327
14,809
17.0
CYPRUS
12,152
11,485
5.8
IRAN
9,364
8,453
10.8
SYRIA
8,470
7,640
10.9
BAHRAIN
6,735
6,373
5.7
QATAR
5,860
5,328
10.0
OMAN
5,396
5,116
5.5
YEMEN
1,995
1,858
7.4
IRAQ
537
361
48.8
ARABIAN PENINSULA
143
166
(13.9)
AFRICA
295,387
274,033
7.8
SOUTH AFRICA
116,113
107,258
8.3
NIGERIA
27,124
29,734
(8.8)
MOROCCO
19,079
19,487
(2.1)
GHANA
16,073
14,118
13.8
KENYA
14,229
13,720
3.7
SENEGAL
11,185
7,874
42.0
TUNISIA
9,489
8,540
11.1
ZIMBABWE
8,080
7,420
8.9
IVORY COAST
5,226
6,284
(16.8)
ETHIOPIA
5,177
5,282
(2.0)
TANZANIA
4,286
4,275
0.3
GUINEA
4,184
3,474
20.4
MALI
4,015
2,108
90.5
CAPE VERDE
3,906
3,587
8.9
UGANDA
3,885
3,976
(2.3)
LIBERIA
3,823
2,376
60.9
ZAMBIA
3,337
3,092
7.9
ALGERIA
3,294
2,719
21.1
ANGOLA
3,146
2,891
8.8
CAMEROON
3,124
3,137
(0.4)
GAMBIA
2,966
1,832
61.9
BOTSWANA
2,391
2,160
10.7
MAURITIUS
1,899
1,731
9.7
CONGO
1,604
1,355
18.4
TOGO
1,590
1,056
50.6
SUDAN
1,479
1,014
45.9
NIGER
1,433
1,054
36.0
GABON
1,404
1,509
(7.0)
MALAWI
1,365
1,155
18.2
NAMIBIA
1,144
1,081
5.8
MOZAMBIQUE
987
791
24.8
BURKINA FASO
946
964
(1.9)
RWANDA
776
723
7.3
BENIN
741
779
(4.9)
MADAGASCAR
708
610
16.1
MAURITANIA
707
534
32.4
SIERRA LEONE
706
464
52.2
SEYCHELLES
419
401
4.5
ERITREA
407
826
(50.7)
DJIBOUTI
403
339
18.9
SWAZILAND
358
318
12.6
REUNION
331
400
(17.3)
LESOTHO
326
329
(0.9)
BURUNDI
308
129
138.8
LIBYA
297
271
9.6
CHAD
240
225
6.7
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
159
117
35.9
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
150
114
31.6
ZAIRE
111
101
9.9
SOMALIA
105
96
9.4
GUINEA-BISSAU
71
118
(39.8)
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
57
72
(20.8)
COMOROS
23
13
76.9
WESTERN SAHARA
1
1
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OCEANIA
731,263
667,233
9.6
AUSTRALIA
539,559
483,157
11.7
NEW ZEALAND
172,012
160,458
7.2
FIJI
6,817
7,370
(7.5)
FRENCH POLYNESIA
3,373
3,761
(10.3)
TONGA
2,719
2,897
(6.1)
NEW CALEDONIA
1,759
3,609
(51.3)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
1,336
1,667
(19.9)
WESTERN SAMOA
1,206
923
30.7
KIRIBATI
639
714
(10.5)
COOK ISLANDS
542
566
(4.2)
VANUATU
495
640
(22.7)
NAURU
476
682
(30.2)
SOLOMON ISLANDS
128
433
(70.4)
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS
110
201
(45.3)
TUVALU
57
59
(3.4)
CHRISTMAS ISLAND
21
32
(34.4)
NIUE
10
58
(82.8)
COCOS ISLANDS
3
4
(25.0)
PITCAIRN ISLANDS
1
2
(50.0)
SOUTH AMERICA
2,941,471
2,733,227
7.6
BRAZIL
737,245
665,013
10.9
VENEZUELA
576,663
552,225
4.4
ARGENTINA
533,936
501,660
6.4
COLOMBIA
417,065
415,724
0.3
CHILE
192,361
181,234
6.1
PERU
192,062
159,276
20.6
ECUADOR
129,938
118,759
9.4
URUGUAY
69,607
57,406
21.3
BOLIVIA
49,135
37,718
30.3
PARAGUAY
18,714
18,870
(0.8)
GUYANA
17,435
18,465
(5.6)
SURINAME
7,039
6,528
7.8
FRENCH GUIANA
158
276
(42.8)
FALKLAND ISLANDS
113
73
54.8
CENTRAL AMERICA
821,614
730,813
12.4
GUATEMALA
185,677
163,095
13.8
EL SALVADOR
184,574
152,787
20.8
COSTA RICA
176,056
160,781
9.5
PANAMA
107,349
99,498
7.9
HONDURAS
90,714
81,998
10.6
NICARAGUA
46,892
45,649
2.7
BELIZE
30,352
27,005
12.4
CARIBBEAN
1,331,297
1,257,625
5.9
BAHAMAS
293,911
282,286
4.1
JAMAICA
242,903
233,547
4.0
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
197,298
200,817
(1.8)
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
137,689
117,396
17.3
HAITI
72,190
72,726
(0.7)
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
60,042
67,282
(10.8)
BARBADOS
57,071
60,002
(4.9)
CAYMAN ISLANDS
52,922
52,276
1.2
CUBA
48,614
5,613
766.1
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
29,708
25,100
18.4
ANTIGUA-BARBUDA
24,918
24,162
3.1
ST. LUCIA
18,100
17,693
2.3
DOMINICA
16,174
16,120
0.3
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLAND
16,127
16,597
(2.8)
ST. KITTS-NEVIS
12,084
11,596
4.2
GRENADA
10,412
10,192
2.2
GUADELOUPE
10,253
11,177
(8.3)
MARTINIQUE
9,912
12,594
(21.3)
BERMUDA
7,474
7,366
1.5
ST. VINCENT-GRENADINES
7,291
6,900
5.7
ANGUILLA
5,177
5,185
(0.2)
MONTSERRAT
1,027
998
2.9

* Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico

** Canada and Mexico figures are subject to revisions. Both figures are based on survey research and therefore rounded to the nearest thousand.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Tourism Industries: Statistics Canada; & Secretaria de Turismo (Mexico)

Date: April 2001