Kainuu
Accommodation and Travel Stats

November 2019

Kainuu: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 58,700
2 %
icon: finland 54,400
6 %
icon: foreign 4,300
35 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 19,800
7 %
icon: finland 19,100
9 %
icon: foreign 640
26 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 2.7 mill. €
85 %
Average prices:
Night
46.30 €
20.90 €
Room
86.50 €
29.30 €
RevPAR
33.90 €
12.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 35
3 %
icon: room 2,200
0 %
icon: bed 8,000
1 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 39 %
5 %
icon: bed 24 %
4 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -3.0 °C
3.8 °C
icon: rainfall 80 mm
58 mm

Registered bed nights increased two percent

In November 2019, 58,700 registered bed nights were recorded in Kainuu (+1.6 %), of which 54,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,300 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased six percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 35 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased two percent from last year's November.

51,400 nights (+36.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,300 nights (-63.6 %) by business visitors.

Between January and November, 826,000 registered bed nights (+6.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 87,500 (-5.5 %) for foreigners in Kainuu, in total 914,000 (+4.8 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 3.7 percent

Total of 1.6 million registered bed nights (+5.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.8 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 457,000 nights (+4.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kainuu out of total registered bed nights was 3.7 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 4.9 % and foreign bed nights 0.9 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

19,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased seven percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.8 percent were domestic, and 3.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kainuu on average 2.8 nights (-0.07) and foreigners 6.7 nights (-0.93).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

3,400 air travelers (Kajaani)

The airport received a total of 3,400 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 22 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.

In addition, there were 3,400 passengers departing the airport (-22.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 6,800 (-22.2 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kajaani)

Arriving passengers from (Kajaani)

Passengers on transfers from (Kajaani)

Departing passengers to (Kajaani)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 16 percent

A total of 289,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 91.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 74,800 (+12.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 119,000 (+20.8 %)
  • Imatra: 54,300 (+17.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 15,700 (+28.0 %)
  • Niirala: 23,500 (+10.1 %)
  • Vartius: 8,900 (+4.4 %)
  • Kuusamo: 530 (+41.1 %)
  • Salla: 3,700 (+11.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,300 (+30.0 %)

Russian visa applications decreased six percent

There was a total of 55,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 76.9 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 2.7 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in November were 2.7 million euro (+1.3 million).

Registered January-November sales were 41.4 million euro and they increased 17.9 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2019
Amount
Change jan-November 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 87 € 51.2 % 90 € 35.9 %
Bed Night (Registered) 46 € 82.6 % 45 € 68.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 34 € 58.9 % 43 € 44.8 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

35 accommodation establishments (-1)
2,200 rooms (+2)
8,000 beds (-68)

Room utilization 39.2 % (+1.9)
Unsold rooms 1,300
Bed utilization 23.9 % (+1.0)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

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