Table 3.3 Land Border Crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico: Passenger and Personal Vehicle Crossings: 2000–2004
Border Crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico: Passenger and
Personal Vehicle Crossings: 2000–2004
(Thousands of crossings)
|Total, passenger crossings||95,775||80,431||74,536||67,089||69,789|
|On foot (pedestrian)||585||750||1,082||937||826|
|By personal vehicle||90,047||74,971||68,987||62,137||64,848|
|Total, personal vehicle crossings||36,915||34,308||32,545||30,245||30,636|
|Total, passenger crossings||290,368||263,993||253,240||246,121||242,422|
|On foot (pedestrian)||47,090||51,501||50,278||48,664||48,084|
|By personal vehicle||239,795||209,106||199,021||193,697||190,937|
|Total, personal vehicle crossings||91,157||89,527||89,849||88,068||91,134|
NOTES: The data in this table are not comparable to data in tables 1-1, 1-3, 1-4, 3-1 and 3-2. The data in this table do not distinguish between same-day and overnight travel, include passengers regardless of country of residency, and cover land crossings only.
Passengers in trains includes both passengers and crew arriving by train and requiring U.S. Customs processing. Passengers in buses includes persons arriving by bus requiring U.S. Customs processing. Pedestrian crossings include persons arriving on foot or by certain conveyances (e.g., bicycles, mopeds, or wheel chairs) requiring U.S. Customs processing. Passengers in personal vehicles (privately owned vehicles) includes persons arriving by private automobile, pick-up truck, motorcycle, recreational vehicle, taxi, ambulance, hearse, tractor, snow-mobile, and other motorized private ground vehicle; data also include the driver. Personal vehicle crossings include automobiles, minivans, sports utility vehicles, and pickups.
Air and water data are not included.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, July 2005; based on data from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Management Reporting, Data Warehouse CD-ROM, May 2005.