Table 9-5a Canada-Mexico/Mexico-Canada Travela Characteristics: 1996

Table 9-5a
Canada-Mexico/Mexico-Canada Travela Characteristics: 1996

(Thousands of visitors)

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  Pleasure/
tourism
Business Visit family and friends Otherb Total
Canadian source data          
Canadian resident overnight travel to Mexico          
Trip quarter 386 38 6 8 438
1st quarter of the year 235 5 3 4 247
2nd quarter of the year 45 5 1 3 54
3rd quarter of the year 27 19 1 1 48
4th quarter of the year 79 9 1 0 89
Trip duration 386 38 6 8 438
One-three nights 17 18 0 1 36
Four-thirteen nights 234 18 4 3 259
More than 14 nights 136 2 2 4 144
Age and gender of visitor 386 38 6 8 438
Males, total 165 21 3 3 192
Ages 14 and under 7 NS  NS  NS  7
Ages 15-34 49 4 1 1 55
Ages 35-64 90 16 1 1 108
Ages 65+ 18 NS  NS  1 19
Females, total 212 15 4 5 236
Ages 14 and under 9 1 NS  0 10
Ages 15-34 73 4 1 2 80
Ages 35-64 113 10 2 2 127
Ages 65+ 16 1 NS  2 19
Gender not stated, total 9 1 0 1 11
Mexican resident overnight travel to Canada          
Trip quarter 46 18 13 4 81
1st quarter of the year 8 1 1 0 10
2nd quarter of the year 12 5 2 1 20
3rd quarter of the year 18 8 9 1 36
4th quarter of the year 8 4 1 2 15
Trip duration 46 18 13 4 81
One-three nights 9 6 1 0 16
Four-thirteen nights 30 10 6 3 49
More than 14 nights 7 2 6 1 16
Age and gender of visitor 46 18 13 4 81
Males, total 20 13 5 2 40
Ages 14 and under 1 NS 2 0 3
Ages 15-34 12 4 1 2 19
Ages 35-64 6 8 2 0 16
Ages 65+ 0 0 1 0 1
Females, total 22 3 7 2 34
Ages 14 and under 1 0 NS  0 1
Ages 15-34 12 1 4 1 18
Ages 35-64 9 2 3 1 15
Ages 65+ NS  NS  1 0 1
Gender not stated, total 4 2 1 1 8

aTravel here refers to trips of one or more nights.

b Other trip purposes include personal, in transit, shopping, educational study and other.

KEY: N = Data are nonexistent. NS = Not significant.

SOURCES

Canada

Statistics Canada. International Travel, Travel between Canada and other countries (Touriscope), Catalogue 66-201-XPB. (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).

Statistics Canada. Special tabulations. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).

Mexico

Mexican data was unavailable.