Top Nationalities of Foreign Travelers to the U.S., 2012

The U.S. Travel Association tracks the nationalities of foreigners who visit the United States. In 2012, more Canadians traveled to the U.S. than residents of any other country.

  Residence of
to the U.S.
from 2011
 1. Canada 22.70 million 6%
2. Mexico 14.51 million 8%
3. United Kingdom 3.76 million -2%
4. Japan 3.7 million 14%
5. Germany 1.88 million 3%
6. Brazil 1.79 million 19%
7. China 1.47 million 35%
8. France 1.46 million -3%
9. South Korea 1.25 million 9%
10. Australia 1.12 million 8%
Total foreign tourists, all countries 66.7 million
Source: Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, Top 10 International Markets: 2012 Visitation and Spending.

Information Please® Database, © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Travel Statistics
Top 25 Nationalities of Foreign Travelers to the U.S.

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