Top 50 Markets for International Visitor Arrivals to the United States 2004 and 2003
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2004 Rank Region/Country of Residence 2004 TOTAL 2003 TOTAL % Change 2004/2003
  Total Arrivals (1) 46,082,257 41,218,213 12%
1 Canada (2) 13,854,000 12,666,000 9%
  Canada Air (2) 4,578,000 4,173,000 10%
2 Mexico (2) 11,906,000 10,526,000 13%
  Mexico Air (3) 1,439,971 1,359,418 6%
  Overseas (4) 20,322,257 18,026,213 13%
3 United Kingdom 4,302,737 3,936,112 9%
4 Japan 3,747,620 3,169,682 18%
5 Germany 1,319,904 1,180,212 12%
6 France 775,274 688,887 13%
7 South Korea 626,595 617,573 1%
8 Australia 519,955 405,698 28%
9 Italy 470,805 408,633 15%
10 Netherlands 424,872 373,690 14%
11 Brazil 384,734 348,945 10%
12 Ireland 345,119 254,320 36%
13 Spain 333,432 284,031 17%
14 Venezuela 330,285 284,423 16%
15 China 325,879 271,438 20%
  China, PRC 202,544 157,326 29%
  Hong Kong 123,335 114,112 8%
16 India 308,845 272,161 13%
17 Taiwan 297,684 238,999 25%
18 Colombia 295,371 280,259 5%
19 Israel 275,373 249,034 11%
20 Bahamas 265,681 253,229 5%
21 Sweden 254,258 211,386 20%
22 Switzerland 243,186 230,042 6%
23 El Salvador 181,209 177,240 2%
24 Dominican Republic 180,048 153,019 18%
25 Belgium 175,997 151,069 17%
26 Argentina 167,726 150,719 11%
27 Jamaica 163,059 159,484 2%
28 Guatemala 161,983 151,891 7%
29 Peru 151,409 154,324 -2%
30 Denmark 150,839 125,435 20%
31 Philippines 143,962 134,338 7%
32 Ecuador 133,046 119,737 11%
33 Norway 130,400 113,233 15%
34 New Zealand 127,394 107,214 19%
35 Costa Rica 127,112 112,880 13%
36 Poland 123,003 107,892 14%
37 Trinidad and Tobago 121,158 111,820 8%
38 Austria 112,950 99,924 13%
39 Singapore 106,527 87,525 22%
40 Chile 101,171 95,389 6%
41 Honduras 85,506 82,099 4%
42 Finland 78,612 67,761 16%
43 South Africa 78,433 72,029 9%
44 Turkey 76,404 75,227 2%
45 Panama 76,032 72,413 5%
46 Russia 72,419 62,330 16%
47 Thailand 66,287 55,884 19%
48 Portugal 60,930 54,572 12%
49 Haiti 60,521 59,756 1%
50 Netherlands Antilles 56,179 54,170 4%
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries: Statistics Canada; & Banco de Mexico/Secretaria de Turismo (Mexico).

(1) Total Arrivals is the sum of Canada, Mexico and all Overseas.
(2) Canada and Mexico figures are subject to revision. Both figures are based on survey research data obtained from their respective governments and therefore rounded to the nearest thousand.
(3) Mexico air data is based upon the Department of Homeland Security I-94 form.
(4) Overseas is all countries except Canada and Mexico.

Released: April 2005, Canada and total arrivals revised in October 2005