Table 9-5b Canada-United States/United States-Canada Travela Characteristics: 1996

Table 9-5b
Canada-United States/United States-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 to the United States          
Trip quarter 8,809 2,421 2,653 1,417 15,300
1st quarter of the year 2,094 565 501 239 3,399
2nd quarter of the year 2,068 676 635 365 3,744
3rd quarter of the year 3,165 624 907 494 5,190
4th quarter of the year 1,482 556 610 319 2,967
Trip duration 8,809 2,421 2,653 1,417 15,300
One-three nights 3,924 1,286 1,394 1,083 7,687
Four-thirteen nights 3,607 1,066 1,039 283 5,995
More than 14 nights 1,279 69 220 52 1,620
Age and gender of visitor 8,809 2,421 2,653 1,417 15,300
Males, total 3,889 1,502 1,048 576 7,015
Ages 14 and under 482 22 130 60 694
Ages 15-34 653 340 200 111 1,304
Ages 35-64 2,165 1,098 521 317 4,101
Ages 65+ 589 42 197 88 916
Females, total 4,427 733 1,416 714 7,290
Ages 14 and under 491 27 140 58 716
Ages 15-34 870 226 321 168 1,585
Ages 35-64 2,445 449 713 377 3,984
Ages 65+ 621 31 242 111 1,005
Gender not stated, total 494 186 189 127 996
U.S. resident overnight travel to Canada          
Trip quarter 7,392 1,970 2,221 1,325 12,908
1st quarter of the year 695 397 312 201 1,605
2nd quarter of the year 1,936 589 561 413 3,499
3rd quarter of the year 3,867 564 804 480 5,715
4th quarter of the year 894 420 544 231 2,089
Trip duration 7,392 1,970 2,221 1,325 12,908
One-three nights 4,433 1,356 1,332 877 7,998
Four-thirteen nights 2,765 600 789 427 4,581
More than 14 nights 194 14 100 21 329
Age and gender of visitor 7,392 1,970 2,221 1,325 12,908
Males, total 3,291 1,301 955 653 6,200
Ages 14 and under 344 18 109 57 528
Ages 15-34 618 213 181 123 1,135
Ages 35-64 1,744 1,027 492 356 3,619
Ages 65+ 585 43 173 117 918
Females, total 3,567 584 1,163 539 5,853
Ages 14 and under 360 16 119 40 535
Ages 15-34 656 144 272 117 1,189
Ages 35-64 1,942 389 587 295 3,213
Ages 65+ 609 35 185 87 916
Gender not stated, total 534 84 103 133 854

aTravel here refers to trips of one or more nights.

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

SOURCES

Canada

Statistics Canada. International Travel, Travel between Canada and other countries (Touriscope), Catalogue No. 66-201-XPB. (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).

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

United States

The United States does not collect data on same day travel to or from the United States nor for Canadian overnight travel to the United States for all modes of transportation and with travel characteristics. U.S. agencies typically obtain this data from Statistics Canada.