|Passenger Residency||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||Percentage change, 2000-2004||Annual growth rate (percent) 2000-2004|
|Total, all origins||7,214,087||7,499,425||8,648,230||9,526,960||10,460,837||45||9.7|
NOTES: All cruises marketed and sold in North America are considered by Cruise Lines International Association to be North American cruises, regardless of origin and destination. Data are from industry association surveys of member lines, comprising 95 percent of North American passenger cruise capacity. For purposes of this survey, North America only includes the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Mexico is included in the foreign category.
SOURCES: 2000— Cruise Lines International Association, The Overview Fall 2004, available online at http://www.cruising.org/Press/index.cfm as of October 2004. 2001-2005— Cruise Lines International Association, The Overview Spring 2005, available online at http://www.cruising.org/Press/index.cfm as of August 2005.