Top Nationalities of Foreign Travelers to the U.S., 2009

The U.S. Travel Association tracks the nationalities of foreigners who visit the United States. In 2009, more Canadians traveled to the U.S. than residents of any other country.

  Residence of
travelers
to the U.S.
2009 Arrivals
 1. Canada 17,964,450
2. Mexico 13,164,000
3. United Kingdom 3,899,170
4. Japan 2,918,270
5. Germany 1,686,830
6. France 1,204,490
7. Brazil 892,610
8. Italy 753,300
9. South Korea 743,850
10. Australia 723,580
11. Spain 596,770
12. India 549,470
13. Netherlands 547,790
14. China 524,820
15. Venezuela 507,190
16. Columbia 424,530
17. Ireland 411,200
18. Argentina 356,430
19. Switzerland 355,730
20. Sweden 324,420
21. Israel 308,210
22. Belgium 245,710
23. Denmark 245,620
24. Taiwan 239,545
25. Dominican Republic 227,950
Total foreign tourists, all countries 49,570,225
Source: Office of Travel and Tourism Industries/International Trade Administration. Web: www.tia.org

Information PleaseĀ® Database, Ā© 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Top States Visited by U.S. Tourists, 2004 Travel Statistics Top 25 Nationalities of Foreign Travelers to the U.S., 2005
Top 25 Nationalities of Foreign Travelers to the U.S., 2009

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

Top 10 Holiday Gifts for Teachers
Offer a genuine "thank you" to your child's teacher halfway through the school year. Give one of these extra-nice holiday gifts for teachers.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top Family Movies in Theaters for the Holidays
Taking the kids to the movies is a special family treat for the holidays! Don't miss 2014's best family films in theaters from Thanksgiving through Christmas.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!