Table 1-41: Air Passenger Travel Departures from the United States to Selected Foreign Countries (Thousands)

Table 1-41: Air Passenger Travel Departures from the United States to Selected Foreign Countries (Thousands)

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  1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
TOTAL departing passengers 12,053 19,256 22,487 34,046 33,286 36,211 38,254 40,349 43,026 45,785 49,684 50,863 53,856 57,498 52,594
United States 5,912 9,369 10,696 17,628 17,530 18,858 20,232 21,355 22,231 22,901 24,302 24,513 25,457 27,431 25,483
Foreign 6,141 9,886 11,791 16,418 15,756 17,353 18,022 18,993 20,795 22,884 25,382 26,350 28,399 30,068 27,111
Country of debarkationa, total 10,381 16,722 19,764 36,361 34,946 37,842 39,669 41,280 44,204 47,862 51,549 52,933 55,811 59,551 U
Australia 103 245 232 540 581 609 588 522 560 614 606 607 686 806 713
Bahama Islands 704 1,006 1,151 1,279 1,128 1,005 1,046 963 1,024 994 983 955 1,027 1,137 1,007
Barbados 74 126 204 230 199 185 207 208 217 210 200 196 202 214 204
Belgium 134 231 249 395 318 355 372 334 340 380 513 622 713 740 586
Bermuda 372 467 389 277 237 217 247 242 199 196 215 207 206 189 150
Brazil 206 291 322 560 592 659 696 826 1,024 1,135 1,292 1,297 1,134 1,194 1,081
Canadab N N N 6,870 6,263 6,546 6,798 6,764 7,405 8,477 8,890 9,647 9,913 10,459 U
China/Taiwan 41 90 187 337 447 481 616 803 891 945 939 934 975 1,026 944
Colombia 171 299 294 277 294 324 353 415 461 467 567 588 585 622 649
Denmark 188 254 254 307 239 266 272 254 229 227 259 217 214 227 239
Dominican Republic 322 443 528 896 780 881 949 980 995 1,057 1,070 1,108 1,263 1,294 1,214
France 470 635 894 1,626 1,523 1,769 1,759 1,896 1,868 2,021 2,147 2,289 2,544 3,082 2,927
Germany 649 1,178 1,539 2,339 2,298 2,627 2,788 2,785 2,883 2,978 3,178 3,210 3,364 3,722 3,389
Grand Cayman 26 112 161 250 238 196 244 259 264 285 290 305 291 289 271
Greece 123 190 210 129 88 150 150 184 194 206 192 181 170 170 126
Haiti 81 124 169 201 178 139 180 118 292 288 284 295 315 296 300
Hong Kong 59 152 238 310 369 474 477 545 640 651 610 621 621 728 733
Ireland 163 212 233 311 263 316 324 380 409 449 488 554 743 809 797
Israel 105 186 255 259 249 294 317 367 426 492 499 488 515 480 374
Italy 409 495 660 731 694 873 878 918 955 1,006 1,055 1,041 1,101 1,366 1,182
Jamaica 416 382 607 888 821 796 887 909 987 988 1,018 1,018 1,086 1,095 1,084
Japan 1,183 1,602 2,255 4,471 4,431 4,795 4,757 4,954 5,452 6,187 6,796 6,487 6,709 6,985 5,993
Korea, Republic of 60 186 333 723 759 887 961 1,082 1,252 1,382 1,461 1,032 1,101 1,307 1,137
Mexico 1,525 2,886 2,671 4,136 4,230 4,307 4,371 4,632 4,568 5,133 5,613 5,771 6,217 6,510 6,025
Netherlands 304 409 562 777 881 965 1,150 1,319 1,444 1,636 1,920 1,933 2,009 2,107 1,854
Netherland Antilles 184 282 395 377 341 309 347 368 295 288 319 340 335 337 344
Panama Republic 100 142 209 183 189 186 194 211 214 221 240 272 299 344 355
Philippines 81 160 165 195 194 241 249 228 281 275 306 218 272 348 309
Spain 260 273 397 540 513 637 576 553 573 577 615 669 708 782 732
Switzerland 224 306 434 600 527 543 593 657 712 760 811 906 983 1,038 905
United Kingdom 1,446 2,840 3,322 4,903 4,594 5,245 5,682 5,918 6,372 6,693 7,475 8,143 8,717 9,154 8,180
Venezuela 198 518 245 444 488 565 641 686 778 644 698 782 793 694 728

KEY: N = data do not exist; U = data are not available.

a Country where passenger deboarded a direct flight from the United States.

b Canadian figure represents number of revenue passengers on scheduled commercial and charter flights. Does not include foreign (non-Canadian, non-U.S.) scheduled carriers.

NOTES

Includes passengers on international commercial flights departing U.S. airports, and travelers between U.S. airports in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories. Data compiled from flight reports required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Table includes a selected sample of countries of debarkation for passengers boarding in the United States. Because two different data sources are used, the total number of departing passengers may be less than the total for "country of debarkation" listed here.

Numbers may not add to totals due to roundings.

SOURCES

1975-94: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, U.S. International Air Travel Statistics (Cambridge, MA: Annual issues), table IId.

1995: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. International Air Passenger Statistics Report, Calendar Year 1995 (Washington, DC: 1996), table IId.

1996-2001: Ibid., U.S. International Air Travel Statistics Report (Washington, DC: Annual issues), table IId. Canada: Statistics Canada, Air Carrier Traffic at Canadian Airports (Canada: Annual issues) and personal communication, Aug. 21, 2002.