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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 / March 2015

Helsinki Tourism Statistics 3/2015 (PDF)

Overnight stays up more than one percent

Overnight stays by visitors to Helsinki were up 1.2% in March. The majority of this growth was attributable to overseas visitors, whose stays increased by 2.0%. Growth of 0.6% was recorded in the domestic visitor segment. Overnight stays by Russian visitors continued to decline sharply, dropping 42%, while clear growth was recorded in, for example, the Chinese, US, UK and Swedish segments. The largest overnight visitor groups in March were from the UK, Russia, Sweden and Germany.

Nationwide, overnight stays were down 2.9% in March. The domestic visitor segment grew 0.5% and the foreign visitor segment 8.6%. Stays by Russian guests were down 50%.

The room occupancy rate at Helsinki's accommodation providers was 62.5% in March, a little better than one year earlier. The average price of a night, €75.97, was a bit lower than in the previous year. Stays by business travellers reduced, while the leisure travel segment was up. All of the growth was attributable to Finnish travellers. The duration of stay for overseas visitors to Helsinki lengthened in March and domestic visitors staid in the capital for about the same length of time as they did one year ago.

The volume of passengers at Helsinki-Vantaa airport increased 1.2% in January-March. International traffic was up 2.0%, while domestic traffic showed a corresponding decrease. The volume of passengers passing through Helsinki's ports increased 2.1% in January-March. Estonian traffic was down a little under 2%, while Swedish, Russian and German traffic increased.

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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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