Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
69,300 bed nights in paid accommodation
Total of 69,300 bed nights (-4.3 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Kuopio in August 2020. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 69 % and non-registered 31 %.
Between January and August, the number of paid bed nights was 450,000 (-11.9 %). Share of registered was 67 % and non-registered 33 %.
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. Non-registered bed nights statistics include bed nights from AirBnB and Vrbo.
47,800 registered bed nights
In August 2020, 47,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (-8.5 %), of which 46,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased three percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 80 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased nine percent from last year's August.
37,700 nights (-10.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,100 nights (-2.5 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 281,000 registered bed nights (-19.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 19,300 (-59.6 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 301,000 (-24.4 %) registered nights.
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
Registered bed nights comparison between regions
29,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.6 percent were domestic, and 2.4 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.6 nights (+0.05) and foreigners 1.9 nights (+0.11).
1,800 air travelers
The airport received a total of 1,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 76 percent.
Of local passengers, 2.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 97.8 %.
In addition, there were 2,100 passengers departing the airport (-74.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 3,900 (-74.9 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
24,600 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 24,600 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 7,000 (-93.3 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,600 (-95.3 %)
- Imatra: 2,900 (-95.1 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
- Niirala: 5,300 (-80.8 %)
- Vartius: 1,700 (-81.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 61 (-89.1 %)
- Salla: 88 (-96.9 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-99.1 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent
There was a total of 640 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 49.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 3.1 million euro
Total accommodation sales in August were 3.1 million euro (-200,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 25.4 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.3 million euro (-419,000) and non-registered sales 795,000 euro (+219,000).
Total January-August sales were 21.2 million euro and they decreased 4.6 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||146 €||24.6 %||154 €||24.3 %|
|Adr (Registered)||107 €||3.0 %||110 €||1.0 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||95 €||23.8 %||93 €||28.7 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||49 €||-13.6 %||47 €||-27.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||49 €||-7.3 %||51 €||-8.5 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
23 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,600 rooms (-33)
4,100 beds (-115)
Room utilization 45.8 % (-8.8)
Unsold rooms 850
Bed utilization 33.4 % (-3.1)
Airbnb and Vrbo
390 accommodation establishments (+38)
360 apartments (+42)
760 rooms (+79)
Apartment utilization 64.8 % (-0.4)
Unsold apartments 128
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "kuopio"
Global Google searches for "kuopio + keyword"
Google searches for "kuopio" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Accommodation customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in August was 8.38/10 (+0.08).
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research