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.


Market Report / June 2016

Bednights up 5 per cent

Helsinki Tourism Statistics 6/2016

In June 2016, 353,000 overnight stays were recorded in Helsinki, of which 13,000 were spent by domestic visitors and 215,000 nights by foreign visitors. The biggest group was U.S. residents, almost 28,000 bed nights (+ 62 %). Reasons for the significant growth of Americans were international events held in Helsinki, such as ICANN Meeting, an international convention for Jehova Witnesses and EuroGames Event. All in all, bednights were up to 5 per cent compared to the June of last year. Bednights spent by Finnish visitors decreased by 3 per cent and those of foreign visitors grew 12 per cent. In June 2016 the number of bednights in Finland was 1.97 million (- 2 %), of which Finns accounted for 1.43 million (- 4 %) and foreign visitors for 536,000 (- 4 %). Overnight stays by Russian visitors totalled for 48,000 (- 23 %).

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