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Travel between Canada and other countries, October 2015

Released: 2015-12-17

Travel by Canadian residents to overseas countries rose 7.4% in October to 1.0 million trips.

Residents of overseas countries made 464,000 trips to Canada in October, down 3.1% from September.

Canadian residents made 3.5 million trips to the United States in October, down 0.4% compared with September. The decrease was mainly attributable to a 1.4% decline in overnight car trips.

In the other direction, travel by United States residents to Canada decreased 0.8% in October compared with September.

  Note to readers

Monthly data are seasonally adjusted. For information on seasonal adjustment, see Seasonally adjusted data – Frequently asked questions.

Overseas countries refer to countries other than the United States.

A Canadian resident traveller is a Canadian resident who has travelled outside of Canada for a period of less than 12 months.

A non-resident traveller is a resident of a country other than Canada who is travelling to Canada for a period of less than 12 months.


The October 2015 issue of International Travel: Advance Information, Vol. 31, no. 10 (Catalogue number66-001-P), is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.

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