Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 44 percent
In October 2021, 46,700 registered bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (+44.3 %), of which 45,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,300 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 43 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 112 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 44 percent from last year's October.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (153 nights).
31,500 nights (+65.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 15,200 nights (+14.4 %) by business visitors.
Between January and October, 410,000 registered bed nights (+18.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 17,400 (-14.8 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 427,000 (+16.7 %) 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
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
27,400 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 51 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.5 percent were domestic, and 2.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.7 nights (-0.07) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-2.4).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
2,500 air travelers
The airport received a total of 2,500 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 162 percent.
Of local passengers, 2.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 97.5 %.
In addition, there were 2,400 passengers departing the airport (+177.8 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 4,900 (+169.7 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 53 percent
A total of 39,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 11,800 (+63.5 %)
- Nuijamaa: 12,400 (+88.1 %)
- Imatra: 3,000 (-12.5 %)
- Niirala: 8,100 (+53.9 %)
- Vartius: 2,700 (+36.6 %)
- Kuusamo: 52 (-11.9 %)
- Salla: 210 (+383.7 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 79 (+119.4 %)
Russian visa applications increased 1,000 percent
There was a total of 10,100 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 77.3 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 2.7 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in October were 2.7 million euro (+964,000).
Registered January-October sales were 23.7 million euro and they increased 4.5 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||107 €||6.4 %||109 €||1.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||59 €||49.9 %||52 €||12.4 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||58 €||7.5 %||56 €||5.8 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
22 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,500 rooms (+6)
3,900 beds (-15)
Room utilization 55.1 % (+16)
Unsold rooms 670
Bed utilization 39.0 % (+12)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Accommodation customer satisfaction (September)
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in September was 8.14/10 (-0.11).
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Booking.Com, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Socialblade, Statistics Finland