Issue 18-193 Visitor Entries

November 21, 2018

Visitor entries to B.C. from the U.S. and overseas bucked the national trend in September, climbing 2.0% (seasonally adjusted). Entries from overseas sources jumped 3.2% from August numbers, and travel to B.C. from the U.S. also increased (+1.5%).

Overall travel to Canada was 0.7% lower in September. Visits from the U.S. were down 1.3%, but travel from overseas (+1.4%) was on the rise. Meanwhile, the number of Canadians returning home from abroad inched up (+0.5%).

Data Source: Statistics Canada