Number of international tourist arrivals reached 20.8 mil in 2017 in Canada, according to Eurostat. This is 4.14 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Canada reached an all time high of 20.8 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 15.7 mil in 2009. When compared to Canada's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Australia amounted to 8.82 mil, 39.3 mil in Mexico, 37.7 mil in United Kingdom and 76.9 mil in USA in 2017.
Canada has been ranked 19th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.