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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 / June 2014

Helsinki Tourism Statistics 6/2014 pdf-file, size 542 kb

Overnight stays increase slightly

Overnight stays in Helsinki increased somewhat, or 0.6%, in June. Stays by foreign visitors were up 3.5%, while the domestic visitor segment fell by more than three percent. Visitors from the USA accounted for the largest share of foreign stays and their number was up 30% from one year ago. German visitors were the second largest segment ahead of Russians, whose overnight stays fell by more than 10%. Growth was recorded in all of the significant market segments apart from Russia, Estonia, India and South Korea.

Nationwide, overnight stays were down 1.5% in June. The domestic segment fell 4.9%, but stays by foreign visitors were up 2.9%. Stays by visitors from Russia were down 6%.

The room occupancy rate of Helsinki's accommodation providers was 77.8% in June, more than one percentage point lower than in the previous year. The average price of an overnight stay, €76.32, increased almost four euro from one year ago, however. Stays by recreational travellers reduced, while the business travel segment was up. The average duration of stay by overseas visitors was unchanged, while domestic visitors stayed a little longer in Helsinki than they did one year ago.

The volume of passengers at Helsinki-Vantaa airport increased 4.4% in January-July. Both the domestic and the international travel segments showed growth. Passenger traffic increased more than two percent at Helsinki's ports in January-June. Estonian traffic was up 5% and Swedish traffic started to grow slightly as well. Traffic to and from Germany and Russia (the St Petersburg line was on halt for the full month of February) 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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