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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 / December 2014

Helsinki Tourism Statistics 12/2014 pdf-file, size 1,6 MB

Overnight stays unchanged in December

Overnight stays by visitors to Helsinki in December remained about level with the previous year. Stays by international visitors reduced 6.7%, while the domestic segment was up 7%. The reduction in the international segment was caused by a steep, 54%, fall in stays by Russian visitors. If
Russians are excluded from the accounts, stays by foreign visitors show an increase of 10%. Russia still accounted for the largest share of overnight stays, however. The nextlargest visitor groups came from UK, Germany, Sweden, Japan, USA and China.

Nationwide, overnight stays were down 3.5% in December. The domestic visitor segment was up 0.8%, but the amount of stays by international visitors fell 9.6%. Stays by visitors from Russia were down 52%.

The room occupancy rate of Helsinki's accommodation providers was 53.2% in December, i.e. three percentage points lower than in December 2013. The average price of a night, €65.13, was slightly higher than one year ago. Stays by recreational travellers reduced, but business travel stays increased by about the same amount.

The volume of passengers at Helsinki-Vantaa airport increased 1.5% in January. International travel increased and domestic travel reduced. The volume of travellers passing through Helsinki's ports increased 1.6% in 2014. Estonian traffic was up more than 5%, while the Swedish, Russian and German segments reduced. Travellers passing through Helsinki's ports increased 1.6% in 2014. Estonian traffic was up more than 5%, while the Swedish, Russian and German segments 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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