Finland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2021

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Finland: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 1.6 mill.
110 %
icon: finland 1.0 mill.
44 %
icon: foreign 593,000
824 %
icon: star 731,000
123 %
icon: finland 525,000
71 %
icon: foreign 206,000
904 %
icon: star 101.8 mill. €
153 %
Average prices:
Night
63.30 €
10.70 €
Room
125.20 €
26.20 €
RevPAR
51.80 €
27.70 €
icon: establishment 1,100
8 %
icon: room 65,100
12 %
icon: bed 159,000
10 %
icon: room 41 %
70 %
icon: bed 34 %
87 %
icon: temperature -7.8 °C
7.1 °C
icon: rainfall 31 mm
21 mm
icon: Instagram followers 1,300
-1 %
icon: Facebook followers 660
icon: Twitter followers 480
3 %

Registered bed nights increased 110 percent

In December 2021, 1.6 million registered bed nights were recorded in Finland (+109.8 %), of which 1.0 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 593,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 44 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 820 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 110 percent from last year's December.

1.1 million nights (+115.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 460,000 nights (+96.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 15.4 million registered bed nights (+28.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 2.1 million (-9.0 %) for foreigners in Finland, in total 17.5 million (+22.1 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

731,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 123 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 71.8 percent were domestic, and 28.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Finland on average 1.9 nights (-0.35) and foreigners 2.9 nights (-0.25).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

590,000 air travelers

The airport received a total of 590,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 500 percent.

Of local passengers, 69.7 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 30.3 %.

In addition, there were 445,000 passengers departing the airport (+414.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1.0 million (+460.5 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

337,000 passengers by ferries

There were 337,000 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased 137 percent. The number of departing passengers was 355,000 (+122.2 %).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 52 percent

A total of 37,900 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 70.9 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 10,300 (+61.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 12,800 (+86.2 %)
  • Imatra: 2,600 (-25.5 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 1,200
  • Niirala: 8,800 (+66.1 %)
  • Vartius: 2,500 (+35.6 %)
  • Kuusamo: 89 (-19.8 %)
  • Salla: 197 (+264.8 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 81 (+131.4 %)

Accommodation sales 123.8 million euro

Total accommodation sales in December were 123.8 million euro (+64.4 million). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 17.8 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 101.8 million euro (+61.5 million) and non-registered sales 22.0 million euro (+2.8 million).

Total January-December sales were 1.1 billion euro and they increased 127.0 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2021
Amount
Change jan-December 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 170 € 10.6 % 142 € -1.9 %
Adr (Registered) 125 € 26.5 % 101 € 0.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 87 € 7.4 % 78 € -8.7 %
Bed Night (Registered) 63 € 20.4 % 52 € -0.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 52 € 114.7 % 39 € 7.3 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

1,100 accommodation establishments (+80)
65,100 rooms (+7,000)
159,000 beds (+14,300)

Room utilization 41.4 % (+17)
Unsold rooms 38,100
Bed utilization 33.9 % (+16)

Airbnb and Vrbo

12,300 accommodation establishments (-1,200)
10,900 apartments (-1,200)
22,500 rooms (-2,400)

Apartment utilization 51.1 % (-1.5)
Unsold apartments 5,400

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

Travel key indicators: the darker the square the larger the value.

Dark squares in the middle (vertically) mean the main season is in the summer. Dark squares on the top and the bottom mean the main season is in the winter. Gradually darkening squares from left to right signify growth over the years.

It is important to notice that the largest values (darkest squares) are not necessarily during the same months between different stats as this might reveal interesting details about travel and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

Visitor count by attraction

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Sources: Airdna, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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