Travel between Canada and other countries, February 2016
United States residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in February, up 2.6% from January.
Travel to Canada by residents of overseas countries rose 0.3% in February to 482,000 trips.
Canadian residents made 3.3 million trips to the United States in February, down 4.1% compared with January.
Travel by Canadian residents to overseas countries decreased 1.4% in February to 967,000 trips.
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 February 2016 issue of International Travel: Advance Information, Vol. 32, no. 2 (66-001-P), is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.
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