INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS TO AND FROM THE U.S.
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS (Inbound) AND U.S. RESIDENTS (Outbound)
1998-2008p

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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
 
1998r
1999r
2000r
2001r
2002r
2003r
2004r
2005p
2006p
2007p
2008p
INBOUND TOTAL
(000)
46,377
48,510
51,237
46,927
43,582
41,218
46,077
49,054
52,053
54,821
57,694
% Change
-3%
5%
6%
-8%
-7%
-5%
12%
6%
6%
5%
5%
  FROM OVERSEAS
  (000)
23,698
24,466
25,975
21,833
     19,117
   18,026
20,322
21,966
23,527
24,968
26,473
  % Change
-2%
3%
6%
-16%
-12%
-6%
13%
8%
7%
6%
6%
  FROM CANADA
  (000)
13,430
14,116
14,666
13,527
13,025
12,666
13,849
14,694
15,487
16,293
17,091
  % Change
-11%
5%
4%
-8%
-4%
-3%
9%
6%
5%
5%
5%
  FROM MEXICO
  (000)
9,249
9,928
10,596
11,567
11,440
10,526
11,906
12,394
13,039
13,560
14,130
  % Change
8%
7%
7%
9%
-1%
-8%
13%
4%
5%
4%
4%
U.S. RESIDENTS
 
1998r
1999r
2000r
2001r
2002r
2003r
2004
2005p
2006p
2007p
2008p
OUTBOUND
TOTALS           
(000)
55,697
57,222
61,327
59,442
58,066
56,250
n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
% Change
5%
3%
7%
-3%
-2%
-3%
n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
  TO OVERSEAS
  (000)
23,069
24,579
26,853
25,249
     23,397
   24,452
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
  % Change
7%
7%
9%
-6%
-7%
5%
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
  TO CANADA
  (000)
14,893
15,180
15,188
15,570
     16,168
14,232
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
  % Change
11%
2%
0%
3%
4%
-12%
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
  TO MEXICO
  (000)
17,735
17,463
19,285
18,623
     18,501
   17,566
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
  % Change
-3%
-2%
10%
-3%
-1%
-5%
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.
 n.a.

Note: Canadian and Mexican inbound and outbound data are subject to revision.

Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico.

r = All of the Mexico figures have been revised and are now based on the Banco de Mexico estimates. Selected Canadian totals have also been revised to match the
Statistics Canada estimates. None of the Overseas figures have been revised.

p = projections

n.a. = estimates are not available at this time

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries; Banco de Mexico/Secretaria de Turismo (Mexico); & Statistics Canada, May 2005