2008 Monthly Tourism Statistics

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Table C - Section 1: Total Visitation, Canada, Mexico, Total Overseas, Western Europe
Non-Resident Visitation to the U.S.
By world region/country of residence 2008
MONTH/QUARTER (1) TOTAL VISITATION (2)   CANADA   MEXICO *   TOTAL OVERSEAS   WESTERN EUROPE  
  COUNT %
CHANGE
COUNT %
CHANGE
COUNT %
CHANGE
COUNT %
CHANGE
COUNT %
CHANGE
JANUARY 3,402,318 10.6 1,312,317 13.0 422,695 10.3 1,667,306 8.9 642,086 11.3
FEBRUARY 3,279,817 15.0 1,200,705 23.9 416,047 8.1 1,663,065 11.0 780,140 16.8
MARCH 4,706,628 19.4 1,980,646 26.5 671,392 31.0 2,054,590 10.2 1,023,743 14.6
1ST QUARTER 11,388,763 15.4 4,493,668 21.5 1,510,134 17.9 5,384,961 10.0 2,445,969 14.4
APRIL 4,079,499 1.9 1,584,253 6.3 452,126 -27.0 2,043,120 7.8 1,068,261 15.6
MAY 4,344,530 13.7 1,615,826 15.4 515,975 8.0 2,212,729 13.8 1,033,222 21.3
JUNE 4,048,625 7.7 1,383,119 15.1 463,101 -13.7 2,202,405 8.9 1,031,461 19.4
2ND QUARTER 12,472,654 7.6 4,583,198 12.0 1,431,202 -12.4 6,458,254 10.2 3,132,944 18.7
JULY 5,394,915 2.3 2,026,824 2.2 731,394 -17.3 2,636,697 9.7 1,293,082 19.4
AUGUST 5,611,967 6.4 2,565,753 13.4 444,949 -27.0 2,601,265 8.3 1,281,366 18.5
SEPTEMBER 4,145,481 -0.1 1,478,187 -4.9 442,722 -5.1 2,224,572 4.6 1,100,314 11.3
3RD QUARTER 15,152,363 3.1 6,070,764 4.6 1,619,065 -17.4 7,462,534 7.6 3,674,762 16.6
OCTOBER 4,025,610 -2.2 1,394,374 -5.1 458,111 -5.6 2,173,125 0.6 1,160,000 5.7
NOVEMBER 3,552,218 -8.9 1,304,596 -12.0 489,822 -11.5 1,757,800 -5.7 827,826 -5.5
DECEMBER 3,910,443 -7.2 1,078,664 -11.2 727,002 -11.3 2,104,777 -3.4 956,580 -3.3
4TH QUARTER 11,488,271 -6.1 3,777,634 -9.4 1,674,935 -9.9 6,035,702 -2.7 2,944,406 -0.6
                     
YEAR-TO-DATE 50,502,051 4.4 18,910,000(4) 6.5 6,235,336 -7.4 25,341,451 6.1 12,198,081 12.0
With final Mexico arrivals 57,937,451(3) 3.5     13,686,000** -4.5        

* VISITATION TO INTERIOR ONLY (SEE INTRODUCTION).
** Year end total from Banco de Mexico (includes to Interior)

(1) Individual monthly/quarterly data are not updated with Statistics Canada survey revisions.
Therefore, monthly/quarterly counts may not total year-to-date counts.
(2) All visitation to the United States is for one night or more.
(3) Total arrivals is the sum of revised Canada, Mexico and overseas arrivals.
(4) Canadian arrivals to the United States are subject to future revisions based on the Statistics Canada survey.

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