Canadian Travel Statistics

In 2016, Statistics Canada stopped providing the FDFA with the travel statistic reports that tracked the number of vehicles crossing the Canada/US border, however, this information is available on their website. Below is a link and some instructions on customizing the reports.

International Travel Statistics: CANSIM tables 427-0001 to 427-0006.

  • Select one of the six link options
  • Click on the “Add/Remove” tab to customize your report options

To replace the FDFA table, you have to select the CANSIM table 427-0002 “Number of vehicles travelling between Canada and the United States”.

Click on the “Add/Remove” tab to:

  • Step 1- select all ports
  • Step 2- select Total Canadian vehicles returning
  • Step 3- select all length of stay
  • Step 4- select all mode of transportation
  • Step 5- select the month you would like to have
  • Leave step 6 as is and then select Apply

When done with your selection, select the ‘Download’ tab so you can download your data in an excel file.

Historical Travel Statistic Reports

American Vehicles Entering Canada (XLS)

Use tabs located at the bottom of the spread sheet for the various crossings

Canadians Returning From the US (XLS)

Use tabs located at the bottom of the spreadsheet for the various crossings

International Travellers Entering Canada – 10 Year Statistics (1992 – 2012)

Number of international travellers entering or returning to Canada, by type of transport, monthly (persons)
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/pick-choisir?lang=eng&id=4270001&pattern=4270001&searchTypeByValue=1

Number of vehicles travelling between Canada and the United States, monthly (number)
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/pick-choisir?lang=eng&id=4270002&pattern=4270002&searchTypeByValue=1

Number of non-resident travellers entering Canada, by country of residence (excluding the United States), monthly (persons)
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/pick-choisir?lang=eng&id=4270003&pattern=4270003&searchTypeByValue=1

Number of international tourists entering or returning to Canada, by province of entry, monthly (persons)
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/pick-choisir?lang=eng&id=4270004&pattern=4270004&searchTypeByValue=1

Number of international travellers entering or returning to Canada, by province of entry, seasonally adjusted, monthly (persons)
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/pick-choisir?lang=eng&id=4270005&pattern=4270005&searchTypeByValue=1

Number of non resident travellers entering Canada, by selected country of residence, excluding the United States, seasonally adjusted, monthly (persons)
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/pick-choisir?lang=eng&id=4270006&pattern=4270006&searchTypeByValue=1

 

If you have any questions regarding the travel statistics, please contact Allison Gardner at agardner@fdfa.ca