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Helsinki tourism statistics

Visit Helsinki publishes a monthly statistical report on Helsinki tourism.

The report includes the latest statistical information published by Statistics Finland, the Finnish Maritime Administration and Finavia. Accommodation statistics have a two-month delay due to technical reasons.

A ten-year overview is available for the years 1990-2000.

Enquiries: tourist.media[at]hel.fi.

Market Report / September 2014

Helsinki Tourism Statistics 10/2014 pdf-file, size 744 kb

Overnight stays up 10% in October

Overnight stays by visitors to Helsinki increased 10.3% in October. Stays by domestic visitors increased more than 11% and stays by foreigners by 9%. The largest amount of foreign visitors came from Russia, although their number reduced by 17% from the previous year. Sweden, Germany, UK, Japan and the USA accounted for the next-largest visitor groups.

Nationwide, overnight stays increased 0.6% in October. The domestic segment grew by 1.3%, while the international segment was down 1.8%. Stays by Russian guests were down 28%.

The room occupancy rate of Helsinki accommodation providers was 71.6% in October, i.e. five percentage points higher than one year ago. The average price of a night, 73.15€, was more than one euro less than in October 2013, however. Stays by recreational travellers reduced a little, while the business travel segment was up substantially. The average duration of stay remained largely unchanged with stays by Finnish visitors to Helsinki shortening somewhat and stays by international guests lengthening a little.

The volume of travellers passing through Helsinki-Vantaa airport was up 4.5% in January-November. Both the domestic and the international travel segments grew. Passenger traffic through Helsinki's ports increased more than two percent in January-October. Estonian traffic was up 5% while Swedish, Russian and German traffic volumes reduced.

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Open data

You can also find our Helsinki tourism statistics as excel-files in the Helsinki Region Infoshare service:

Tourist nights monthly in Helsinki by country

Helsinki accommodation statistics -  purpose, price and capacity

Length of stay in Helsinki

Overnight statistics in Helsinki

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