Table 1.4 Same-Day Travel Between the United States and Canada and the United States and Mexico: 2000–2004

Table 1.4
Same-Day Travel Between the United States and Canada and the United States and Mexico: 2000–2004

(Thousands of visits)

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  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Percent change, 2000–2004 Average annual growth rate (percent) 2000–2004
U.S. residents to Canada 28,805 27,301 24,710 21,277 19,539 –32.2 –9.2
U.S. residents to Mexico 81,565 77,103 75,350 68,690 72,139 –11.6 –3.0
Canadian residents to the United States 28,000 24,481 21,534 21,486 22,191 –20.7 –5.6
Mexican residents to the United States 116,189 111,662 112,685 111,970 116,409 0.2 0.0
Same-day 254,559 240,547 234,279 223,423 230,278 –9.5 –2.5
Same-day and overnight total1 314,294 299,834 293,413 278,413 290,459 –7.6 –2.0
Same-day as a share of total (percent) 81.0 80.2 79.8 80.2 79.3    

1 This table includes overnight and same-day totals. These totals are different from and should not be compared with the border-crossing data in section 3.

SOURCES: Statistics Canada, International Travel: Travel Between Canada and Other Countries (Touriscope), Catalogue No. 66201 -XIE (Ottawa, Ontario: various years). Statistics Canada. Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics Division, special tabulations (Ottawa, Ontario: various years). Banco de México. Dirección General de Investigación Económica. Dirección de Medición Económica, special tabulations (Mexico City, D.F.: various years).