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

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