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 / April 2015

Helsinki Tourism Statistics 4/2015 (PDF)

Volume of overnight stays largely unchanged

Overnight stays by visitors to Helsinki in April were nearly unchanged from one year ago. Stays by domestic visitors increased more than one percent, while stays by international guests were down two percent. Overnight stays by Russian visitors continued to fall substantially, being down some 45%, while strong growth was recorded in the Chinese, Japanese and Swiss visitor segments. The largest overnight visitor groups in April came from Germany, Sweden and the UK.

Overall nationwide overnight stays were unchanged in April. The domestic segment increased 1.4%, but the international segment was down 4.4%. Overnight stays by visitors from Russia contracted 41%.

The room occupancy rate of Helsinki's accommodation providers was 56.8% in April, which is somewhat better than in April 2014. The average price of a night, €70.19, was more than three euro higher than one year ago. Stays by recreational travellers from Finland increased in April alongside stays by international business travellers. The average duration of stay of visitors to Helsinki shortened slightly in both the domestic and the international segment in April when compared to the previous year.

The volume of passengers travelling through Helsinki-Vantaa airport was up 1.4% in January-May. International traffic increased 1.9%, but domestic travel reduced by a percent. The volume of passengers remained unchanged at Helsinki's ports in January-April. Estonian traffic was down 2.5%, while Swedish and Russian traffic increased.

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