Kuopio
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2020

Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 40,100
4 %
icon: finland 31,400
6 %
icon: foreign 8,800
4 %
Top 3:
Russia
6,600
10 %
Estonia
490
73 %
Germany
290
109 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 22,700
5 %
icon: finland 20,100
5 %
icon: foreign 2,600
4 %
Top 3:
Russia
1,600
2 %
Estonia
175
82 %
Germany
127
46 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 2.4 mill.
5 %
Average prices:
Night
60.60 €
0.80 €
Room
107.40 €
3.80 €
RevPAR
51.10 €
1.80 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 21
0 %
icon: room 1,500
9 %
icon: bed 3,900
9 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 20 %
Russia
20 %
Japan
6 %
China
91 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -0.8 °C
10.4 °C
icon: rain 38 mm
9 mm

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 trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased four percent

In January 2020, 40,100 bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (+3.7 %), of which 31,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 8,800 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased six percent and foreign bed nights decreased four percent. In total, bed nights increased four percent from last year's January.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (6,600 nights).

25,200 nights (+3.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 14,900 nights (+3.7 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.4 percent

Total of 1.7 million bed nights (+8.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 954,000 nights (+10.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 712,000 nights (+5.5 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kuopio out of total bed nights was 2.4 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.3 % and foreign bed nights 1.2 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

22,700 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased five percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 88.6 percent were domestic, and 11.4 percent were from foreign countries.

During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.6 nights (+0.01) and foreigners 3.4 nights (-0.26).

2,100 international congress guests in 2019

The number of international congress quests increased six percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 35 congresses organized (+2.0) in 2019.

7,700 air travelers

The airport received a total of 7,700 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 14 percent.

Of local passengers, 10.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 89.2 %.

In addition, there were 8,800 passengers departing the airport (-9.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 16,400.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 11 percent

A total of 291,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 85,500 (+21.9 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 106,000 (+30.6 %)
  • Imatra: 55,800 (+29.3 %)
  • Niirala: 25,700 (+20.4 %)
  • Vartius: 9,200 (+3.5 %)
  • Kuusamo: 720 (+11.7 %)
  • Salla: 4,000 (+14.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,000 (+5.6 %)

Russian visa applications increased nine percent

There was a total of 37,100 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 3.2 million euro

Total accommodation sales in January were 3.2 million euro (+462,000). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 31.4 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.4 million euro (+117,000) and Airbnb and HomeAway sales 762,000 euro (+345,000).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Airbnb & Homeaway) 160 € -13.4 % 
Adr (Registered) 107 € 3.7 %
Revpar (Airbnb & Homeaway) 93 € -2.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 61 € 1.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 51 € -3.3 %

Tax free sales +19.8 %

Tax free sales increased 20 percent from the previous year.

(Russians +19.9 %, Chinese -90.7 %, Japanese -6.3 %)

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

21 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,500 rooms (+122)
3,900 beds (+320)

Room utilization 47.6 % (-3.5)
Unsold rooms 780

Airbnb and HomeAway

330 apartments (+111)
30 private rooms (+5)
0.0 shared rooms (-2)

Apartment utilization 58.2 % (+6.5)
Unsold apartments 137

Registered room utilization

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

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