Table 9-4b Canada-United States/United States-Canada Travel by Trip Purpose
Canada-United States/United States-Canada Travel by Trip Purpose
(Thousands of visitors)
|Canadian source data|
|Canadian resident overnight travel to the United States||17,262||14,663||15,301|
|Visit family and friends||2,701||2,626||2,653|
|Canadian resident same day travel to the United States||53,171||37,491||37,398|
|Visit family and friends||4,703||3,473||3,235|
|U.S. resident overnight travel to Canada||12,252||13,005||12,909|
|Visit family and friends||2,602||2,323||2,221|
|U.S. resident same day travel to Canada||22,482||24,325||25,563|
|Visit family and friends||5,385||3,923||3,895|
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).
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. The American Travel Survey also provides trip purpose data on U.S. travel to Canada for trips longer than 100 miles (approximately 160 kilometers). (See Appendix B for more information.)