Kainuu
Accommodation and Travel Stats

November 2020

Kainuu: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 58,100
1 %
icon: finland 53,600
1 %
icon: foreign 4,600
7 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 16,300
18 %
icon: finland 16,000
16 %
icon: foreign 260
59 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 2.8 mill. €
4 %
Average prices:
Night
48.40 €
2.10 €
Room
91.50 €
5.00 €
RevPAR
38.60 €
4.70 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 34
3 %
icon: room 2,000
10 %
icon: bed 6,600
18 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 42 %
8 %
icon: bed 29 %
20 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 1.0 °C
4.0 °C
icon: rainfall 79 mm
1 mm

58,100 registered bed nights

In November 2020, 58,100 registered bed nights were recorded in Kainuu (-0.9 %), of which 53,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased one percent and registered foreign bed nights increased seven percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased one percent from last year's November.

48,700 nights (-5.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,500 nights (+30.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and November, 760,000 registered bed nights (-8.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 43,000 (-50.8 %) for foreigners in Kainuu, in total 803,000 (-12.1 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 7.1 percent

Total of 817,000 registered bed nights (-47.8 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 730,000 nights (-34.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 86,800 nights (-81.0 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kainuu out of total registered bed nights was 7.1 % (+3.4 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 7.3 % and foreign bed nights 5.3 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

16,300 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 18 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 98.4 percent were domestic, and 1.6 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kainuu on average 3.3 nights (+0.51) and foreigners 17 nights (+11).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

136 air travelers (Kajaani)

The airport received a total of 136 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 96 percent.

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

In addition, there were 129 passengers departing the airport (-96.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 260 (-96.1 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kajaani)

Arriving passengers from (Kajaani)

Passengers on transfers from (Kajaani)

Departing passengers to (Kajaani)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

23,800 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 23,800 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 6,400 (-91.4 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,300 (-94.7 %)
  • Imatra: 3,500 (-93.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,900 (-79.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,700 (-80.5 %)
  • Kuusamo: 26 (-95.1 %)
  • Salla: 33 (-99.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 23 (-99.3 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent

There was a total of 670 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 45.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 2.8 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in November were 2.8 million euro (+96,700).

Registered January-November sales were 33.8 million euro and they decreased 7.7 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2020
Amount
Change jan-November 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 91 € 5.8 % 90 € -0.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 48 € 4.5 % 42 € -7.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 39 € 13.9 % 43 € 1.5 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

34 accommodation establishments (-1)
2,000 rooms (-220)
6,600 beds (-1,400)

Room utilization 42.2 % (+3.0)
Unsold rooms 1,100
Bed utilization 28.7 % (+4.8)

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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