Issue 16-97: Visitor Entries

May 18, 2016

The number of non-resident travellers entering Canada through British Columbia’s borders continued to climb (+0.8%, seasonally adjusted) in March. Compared to February, there was an increase (+2.9%) in the number of travellers from the United States entering British Columbia. However, the increase in American travellers was almost entirely offset by a steep decline in the number of travellers from countries other than the U.S. (-5.8%) during the same time period. This drop is largely attributable to a decrease in travellers entering B.C. from Asia (-12.5%), as well as smaller declines from Europe (-2.7%) and South America (-1.2%).

Data Source: Statistics Canada