Joensuu
Accommodation and Travel Stats

September 2022

Joensuu: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 22,000
18 %
icon: finland 19,700
14 %
icon: foreign 2,300
61 %
Top 3:
Russia
480
490 %
Germany
400
11 %
Sweden
164
23 %
icon: star 13,600
14 %
icon: finland 12,500
12 %
icon: foreign 1,000
48 %
Top 3:
Russia
220
597 %
Germany
176
16 %
Sweden
99
2 %
Average prices:
Night
82.10 €
5.90 €
Room
120.40 €
11.80 €
RevPAR
82.00 €
2.80 €
icon: establishment 10
0 %
icon: room 630
21 %
icon: bed 1,400
18 %
icon: temperature 17.6 °C
2.6 °C
icon: rainfall 34 mm
102 mm

Registered bed nights increased 18 percent (August)

In August 2022, 22,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Joensuu (+17.6 %), of which 19,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,300 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 14 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 61 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 18 percent from last year's August.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (480 nights).

13,300 nights (+17.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,600 nights (+17.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 122,000 registered bed nights (+36.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 13,700 (+227.8 %) for foreigners in Joensuu, in total 136,000 (+44.9 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.0 percent (August)

Total of 2.3 million registered bed nights (+12.6 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.8 million nights (-2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 560,000 nights (+114.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu out of total registered bed nights was 1.0 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.1 % and foreign bed nights 0.4 %.

13,600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 14 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 92.3 percent were domestic, and 7.7 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu on average 1.6 nights (+0.02) and foreigners 2.2 nights (+0.19).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

183 air travelers (August)

The airport received a total of 183 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 60 percent.

Of local passengers, 2.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 97.8 %.

In addition, there were 199 passengers departing the airport (-63.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 380 (-62.0 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 250 percent (August)

A total of 129,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 59,700 (+405.7 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 36,900 (+210.0 %)
  • Imatra: 18,400 (+518.8 %)
  • Niirala: 9,900 (+36.3 %)
  • Vartius: 3,100 (+47.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 68 (+36.0 %)
  • Salla: 720 (+234.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 740 (+1,054.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 330 percent (June)

There was a total of 12,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.5 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 1.9 million euro (August)

Total accommodation sales in August were 1.9 million euro (+400,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 6.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.8 million euro (+380,000) and non-registered sales 117,000 euro (+19,900).

Total January-August sales were 11.5 million euro and they increased 4.2 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2022
Amount
Change jan-August 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 120 € 10.9 % 116 € 10.2 %
Adr (Non-Registered) 86 € -7.0 % 85 € -5.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 82 € 7.7 % 79 € 9.9 %
Revpar (Registered) 82 € 3.6 % 64 € 3.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 58 € -3.3 % 52 € -7.1 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (August)

Registered Accommodation

10 accommodation establishments (+0)
630 rooms (+110)
1,400 beds (+220)

Room utilization 68.1 % (-4.8)
Unsold rooms 200

Airbnb and Vrbo

107 accommodation establishments (+27)
89 apartments (+22)
165 rooms (+56)

Apartment utilization 67.7 % (+2.6)
Unsold apartments 29

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction (June)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 8.12/10 (-0.12).

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

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, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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