Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kainuu: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased one percent (January)
In January 2023, 64,300 registered bed nights were recorded in Kainuu (+1.3 %), of which 60,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,700 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased one percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 13 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased one percent from last year's January.
55,000 nights (+0.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,300 nights (+8.1 %) by business visitors.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
20,900 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (January)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 17 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 94.9 percent were domestic, and 5.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kainuu on average 3.0 nights (-0.4) and foreigners 3.5 nights (-3.5).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
1,600 air travelers (Kajaani)
The airport received a total of 1,600 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 101 percent.
Of local passengers, 9.3 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 90.7 %.
In addition, there were 1,600 passengers departing the airport (+98.4 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 3,200 (+99.7 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kajaani)
Arriving passengers from (Kajaani)
Passengers on transfers from (Kajaani)
Departing passengers to (Kajaani)
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
26,500 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 26,500 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 80.0 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 13,800 (+59.8 %)
- Nuijamaa: 5,400 (-45.1 %)
- Imatra: 2,000 (-23.8 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 6.0 (-99.7 %)
- Niirala: 3,700 (-44.6 %)
- Vartius: 1,400 (-33.2 %)
- Kuusamo: 27 (-63.0 %)
- Salla: 151 (+23.8 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 41 (-24.1 %)
|Adr (Non-Registered)||163 €||3.8 %||167 €||5.2 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||112 €||4.8 %||100 €||4.8 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and Vrbo
500 accommodation establishments (+70)
470 apartments (+66)
1,000 rooms (+149)
Apartment utilization 67.9 % (+0.26)
Unsold apartments 150
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Meteostat, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research
Kainuun liitto, Kauppakatu 1, 87100 Kajaani