Canada

Canada

Canada, stretching from the northern tip of the US in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north, is filled with vibrant cities including massive, multicultural Toronto; predominantly French-speaking Montréal and Québec City; Vancouver and Halifax on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, respectively; and Ottawa, the capital. It’s also crossed by the Rocky Mountains and home to vast swaths of protected wilderness.

Capital: Ottawa
Dialing code: +1
Population: 35.16 million (2013) World Bank
Provinces: Québec, Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia

Visitor Characteristics:
Most visitors are aged in their 40s, 50s or 60s
The majority of visitors from Canada make a repeat trip to the destination
Virtually all vacation visits are by Canadian nationals
Three times more visitors come from Ontario than any other Canadian province

Popular Activities:
Sightseeing of famous buildings/monuments
Visiting a pub
Shopping

Key Demographic and Economic Data:
Population (m): 34.8
GDP per capita (Int $): 44,656
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%): 1.9

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