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Arrivals to the U.S. 2004 & 2003 (All Countries Reported by Residency and in Rank Order within Region)
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U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
International Arrivals to the U.S. by Region & Country of Residency
January - December 2004 vs. 2003, with percentage change

Region/ Country of Residence
2004 Arrivals TOTAL
2003 Arrivals TOTAL 2004/2003 % Change
TOTAL ALL COUNTRIES (1)
46,077,257
41,218,213
12%
NORTH AMERICA (2)
25,755,000
23,192,000
11%
     CANADA (3)
13,849,000
12,666,000
9%
          Canada Air (3)
4,578,000
4,173,000
10%
     MEXICO (3)
11,906,000
10,526,000
13%
          Mexico Air (4)
1,439,971
1,359,418
6%
OVERSEAS (5)
20,322,257
18,026,213
13%
WESTERN EUROPE
           9,305,859
                 8,294,083
12%
UNITED KINGDOM
           4,302,737
                 3,936,112
9%
GERMANY
           1,319,904
                 1,180,212
12%
FRANCE
               775,274
                    688,887
13%
ITALY
               470,805
                    408,633
15%
NETHERLANDS
               424,872
                    373,690
14%
IRELAND
               345,119
                    254,320
36%
SPAIN
               333,432
                    284,031
17%
SWEDEN
               254,258
                    211,386
20%
SWITZERLAND
               243,186
                    230,042
6%
BELGIUM
               175,997
                    151,069
17%
DENMARK
               150,839
                    125,435
20%
NORWAY
               130,400
                    113,233
15%
AUSTRIA
               112,950
                      99,924
13%
FINLAND
                 78,612
                      67,761
16%
PORTUGAL
                 60,930
                      54,572
12%
GREECE
                 43,208
                      40,993
5%
ICELAND
                 26,777
                      21,389
25%
CROATIA
                 11,176
                        9,685
15%
SLOVENIA
                 11,045
                        9,420
17%
LUXEMBOURG
                 10,709
                        9,522
12%
MALTA
                   5,157
                        4,080
26%
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
                   4,656
                        4,154
12%
MONACO
                   4,136
                        3,707
12%
YUGOSLAVIA
                   3,241
                        5,670
-43%
MACEDONIA
                   2,633
                        3,119
-16%
GIBRALTAR
                   1,336
                            841
59%
LIECHTENSTEIN
                   1,235
                        1,099
12%
ANDORRA
                      866
                            800
8%
SAN MARINO
                      362
                            284
27%
HOLY SEE/VATICAN
                           7
                              13
-46%
EASTERN EUROPE
               380,059
                    344,594
10%
POLAND
               123,003
                    107,892
14%
RUSSIA
                 72,419
                      62,330
16%
HUNGARY
                 32,694
                      31,984
2%
CZECH REPUBLIC
                 30,944
                      33,174
-7%
ROMANIA
                 30,270
                      25,058
21%
UKRAINE
                 18,822
                      15,098
25%
BULGARIA
                 14,639
                      13,868
6%
SLOVAKIA
                 11,641
                      10,677
9%
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
                   8,132
                        7,535
8%
LITHUANIA
                   6,997
                        7,539
-7%
ESTONIA
                   5,919
                        5,569
6%
LATVIA
                   5,787
                        5,280
10%
BYELARUS
                   4,751
                        5,033
-6%
ALBANIA
                   4,160
                        4,101
1%
ARMENIA
                   3,664
                        3,244
13%
GEORGIA
                   2,811
                        3,106
-9%
MOLDOVA
                   1,661
                        1,427
16%
AZERBAIJAN
                   1,563
                        1,508
4%
USSR
                      182
                            171
6%
ASIA
           5,801,834
                 5,003,261
16%
JAPAN
           3,747,620
                 3,169,682
18%
SOUTH KOREA
               626,595
                    617,573
1%
CHINA
               325,879
                    271,438
20%
       CHINA, PRC
               202,544
                    157,326
29%
       HONG KONG
               123,335
                    114,112
8%
INDIA
               308,845
                    272,161
13%
TAIWAN
               297,684
                    238,999
25%
PHILIPPINES
               143,962
                    134,338
7%
SINGAPORE
               106,527
                      87,525
22%
THAILAND
                 66,287
                      55,884
19%
INDONESIA
                 45,905
                      40,744
13%
MALAYSIA
                 45,396
                      34,274
32%
PAKISTAN
                 34,233
                      31,222
10%
VIETNAM
                 12,401
                        9,463
31%
BANGLADESH
                   8,384
                        8,434
-1%
SRI LANKA
                   7,512
                        7,622
-1%
NEPAL
                   6,446
                        6,270
3%
UZBEKISTAN
                   3,885
                        4,907
-21%
KAZAKHSTAN
                   3,784
                        3,355
13%
KAMPUCHEA
                   3,480
                        3,115
12%
MACAU
                   2,366
                        2,209
7%
LAOS
                   1,192
                            955
25%
BURMA
                      945
                            829
14%
BRUNEI
                      696
                            702
-1%
KYRGYZSTAN
                      641
                            600
7%
TURKMENISTAN
                      334
                            176
90%
AFGHANISTAN
                      304
                            227
34%
TAJIKISTAN
                      231
                            250
-8%
BHUTAN
                      187
                            188
-1%
MALDIVES
                         93
                              82
13%
EAST TIMOR
                         14
                                8
75%
NORTH KOREA
                           6
                              29
-79%
MIDDLE EAST
               502,170
                    447,112
12%
ISRAEL
               275,373
                    249,034
11%
TURKEY
                 76,404
                      75,227
2%
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
                 22,571
                      18,353
23%
EGYPT
                 20,772
                      20,225
3%
SAUDI ARABIA
                 18,573
                      18,727
-1%
ARABIAN PENINSULA
                 16,412
                              26
63023%
KUWAIT
                 15,247
                      13,775
11%
LEBANON
                 15,074
                      12,981
16%
JORDAN
                 12,265
                      11,798
4%
CYPRUS
                   9,087
                        9,485
-4%
IRAN
                   4,311
                        3,454
25%
BAHRAIN
                   4,148
                        3,745
11%
SYRIA
                   3,901
                        3,843
2%
OMAN
                   3,221
                        2,911
11%
QATAR
                   3,203
                        2,698
19%
IRAQ
                   1,046
                            442
137%
YEMEN
                      562
                            388
45%
AFRICA
               240,752
                    236,266
2%
SOUTH AFRICA
                 78,433
                      72,029
9%
NIGERIA
                 45,606
                      46,938
-3%
GHANA
                 18,679
                      20,760
-10%
KENYA
                 14,979
                      13,913
8%
MOROCCO
                 12,538
                      11,857
6%
SENEGAL
                   5,689
                        6,830
-17%
ZIMBABWE
                   5,138
                        5,223
-2%
ETHIOPIA
                   4,975
                        5,582
-11%
CAMEROON
                   4,366
                        5,214
-16%
UGANDA
                   3,622
                        3,215
13%
NIGER
                   3,614
                        1,720
110%
GUINEA
                   3,528
                        3,958
-11%
TANZANIA
                   3,357
                        3,506
-4%
ANGOLA
                   3,060
                        2,781
10%
TUNISIA
                   2,920
                        2,020
45%
ZAMBIA
                   2,882
                        2,782
4%
BOTSWANA
                   2,273
                        1,873
21%
GAMBIA
                   2,055
                        2,910
-29%
ALGERIA
                   1,802
                        1,631
10%
IVORY COAST
                   1,638
                        1,649
-1%
TOGO
                   1,549
                        1,695
-9%
MALI
                   1,480
                        2,705
-45%
CONGO
                   1,223
                        1,111
10%
CAPE VERDE
                   1,208
                        1,211
0%
BURKINA FASO
                   1,129
                        1,075
5%
MALAWI
                   1,092
                        1,098
-1%
GABON
                   1,062
                            980
8%
ERITREA
                   1,039
                        1,034
0%
LIBERIA
                   1,038
                            848
22%
NAMIBIA
                   1,033
                            912
13%
RWANDA
                      945
                            674
40%
SIERRA LEONE
                      919
                            882
4%
MAURITIUS
                      836
                            701
19%
BENIN
                      795
                            698
14%
MOZAMBIQUE
                      689
                            623
11%
SUDAN
                      628
                            670
-6%
MAURITANIA
                      582
                            564
3%
MADAGASCAR
                      454
                            499
-9%
BURUNDI
                      294
                            181
62%
LIBYA
                      264
                            199
33%
LESOTHO
                      232
                            201
15%
CHAD
                      222
                            230
-3%
SWAZILAND
                      215
                            191
13%
SEYCHELLES
                      164
                            246
-33%
DJIBOUTI
                      136
                            191
-29%
REUNION
                      127
                            174
-27%
ZAIRE
                         70
                              76
-8%
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
                         49
                              47
4%
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
                         43
                              78
-45%
SOMALIA
                         35
                              22
59%
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
                         28
                              33
-15%
GUINEA-BISSAU
                         12
                              15
-20%
COMOROS
                           6
                              10
-40%
WESTERN SAHARA
 0
                                1
N.A.
OCEANIA
               659,753
                    524,599
26%
AUSTRALIA
               519,955
                    405,698
28%
NEW ZEALAND
               127,394
                    107,214
19%
FIJI
                   3,685
                        3,408
8%
FRENCH POLYNESIA
                   2,831
                        2,434
16%
TONGA
                   1,915
                        1,713
12%
NEW CALEDONIA
                   1,116
                            961
16%
WESTERN SAMOA
                   1,015
                        1,208
-16%
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
                      537
                            586
-8%
COOK ISLANDS
                      469
                            456
3%
KIRIBATI
                      453
                            547
-17%
VANUATU
                      176
                            184
-4%
SOLOMON ISLANDS
                         93
                              99
-6%
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS
                         41
                              26
58%
TUVALU
                         31
                              23
35%
NAURU
                         19
                              18
6%
CHRISTMAS ISLAND
                         11
                              15
-27%
COCOS ISLANDS
                           5
                                3
67%
PITCAIRN ISLANDS
                           4
 0
N.A
NIUE
                           3
                                6
-50%
SOUTH AMERICA
           1,645,342
                 1,522,191
8%
BRAZIL
               384,734
                    348,945
10%
VENEZUELA
               330,285
                    284,423
16%
COLOMBIA
               295,371
                    280,259
5%
ARGENTINA
               167,726
                    150,719
11%
PERU
               151,409
                    154,324
-2%
ECUADOR
               133,046
                    119,737
11%
CHILE
               101,171
                      95,389
6%
URUGUAY
                 28,197
                      34,801
-19%
BOLIVIA
                 22,843
                      22,307
2%
GUYANA
                 14,777
                      15,991
-8%
PARAGUAY
                   9,716
                        9,754
0%
SURINAME
                   5,812
                        5,346
9%
FRENCH GUIANA
                      181
                            102
77%
FALKLAND ISLANDS
                         74
                              94
-21%
CENTRAL AMERICA
               691,580
                    655,841
5%
EL SALVADOR
               181,209
                    177,240
2%
GUATEMALA
               161,983
                    151,891
7%
COSTA RICA
               127,112
                    112,880
13%
HONDURAS
                 85,506
                      82,099
4%
PANAMA
                 76,032
                      72,413
5%
NICARAGUA
                 38,308
                      37,244
3%
BELIZE
                 21,430
                      22,074
-3%
CARIBBEAN
           1,094,908
                    998,266
10%
BAHAMAS
               265,681
                    253,229
5%
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
               180,048
                    153,019
18%
JAMAICA
               163,059
                    159,484
2%
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
               121,158
                    111,820
8%
HAITI
                 60,521
                      59,756
1%
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
                 56,179
                      54,170
4%
BARBADOS
                 49,198
                      41,558
18%
CAYMAN ISLANDS
                 49,191
                      37,160
32%
CUBA
                 22,762
                      18,543
23%
ANTIGUA-BARBUDA
                 18,585
                      16,479
13%
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
                 16,902
                      14,748
15%
BERMUDA
                 15,996
                      13,382
20%
ST. LUCIA
                 13,846
                      12,007
15%
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
                 11,605
                        9,717
19%
ST. KITTS-NEVIS
                   9,863
                        7,897
25%
DOMINICA
                   8,831
                        6,792
30%
GRENADA
                   8,691
                        7,509
16%
GUADELOUPE
                   6,623
                        6,019
10%
ST. VINCENT-GRENADINES
                   5,724
                        4,928
16%
MARTINIQUE
                   5,531
                        5,902
-6%
ANGUILLA
                   4,104
                        3,451
19%
MONTSERRAT
                      810
                            696
16%

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

N.A. = not applicable.

(1) Total all countries is the sum of Canada, Mexico and all Overseas countries.

(2) North America includes Canada and Mexico only.

(3) Canada and Mexico figures are subject to revision. Both figures are based on survey
research from data obtained from their respective governments and therefore rounded to the nearest thousand.

(4) Mexico air data is based upon the Department of Homeland Security I-94 form.

(5) Overseas is all countries except Canada and Mexico.

Released: May 2005