Kuopio
Accommodation and Travel Stats

May 2021

Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 26,500
204 %
icon: finland 24,500
191 %
icon: foreign 2,000
533 %
Top 3:
United States
1,600
Germany
60
62 %
Sweden
55
2,650 %
icon: star 12,900
234 %
icon: finland 12,100
225 %
icon: foreign 800
483 %
Top 3:
United States
600
Germany
31
343 %
Sweden
29
1,350 %
icon: star 1.6 mill. €
155 %
Average prices:
Night
61.40 €
11.90 €
Room
104.50 €
3.00 €
RevPAR
37.60 €
16.20 €
icon: establishment 22
29 %
icon: room 1,500
66 %
icon: bed 4,000
57 %
icon: room 36 %
71 %
icon: bed 21 %
91 %
icon: temperature 9.8 °C
1.4 °C
icon: rainfall 56 mm
5 mm

Registered bed nights increased 200 percent

In May 2021, 26,500 registered bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (+203.7 %), of which 24,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 191 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 530 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 200 percent from last year's May.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from United States (1,600 nights).

15,700 nights (+261.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,800 nights (+146.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 126,000 registered bed nights (+12.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3,900 (-75.0 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 130,000 (+1.5 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 3.1 percent

Total of 849,000 registered bed nights (+183.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 777,000 nights (+177.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 71,700 nights (+266.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kuopio out of total registered bed nights was 3.1 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.1 % and foreign bed nights 2.8 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

12,900 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 230 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 93.8 percent were domestic, and 6.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 2.0 nights (-0.23) and foreigners 2.5 nights (+0.19).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

690 air travelers

The airport received a total of 690 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 350 percent.

Of local passengers, 20.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 79.5 %.

In addition, there were 580 passengers departing the airport (+192.4 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,300 (+262.0 %).

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 24 percent

A total of 24,100 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 73.4 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 7,100 (+52.1 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 7,300 (+21.3 %)
  • Imatra: 3,300 (+46.5 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 20 (+900.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,400 (-0.6 %)
  • Vartius: 1,200 (-13.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 4.0
  • Salla: 51 (+168.4 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 25 (+8.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 114 percent

There was a total of 1,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 36.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 1.6 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in May were 1.6 million euro (+986,000).

Registered January-May sales were 7.6 million euro and they decreased 298,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 105 € 2.9 % 106 € -4.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 61 € -16.2 % 58 € -5.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 38 € 75.6 % 34 € -15.7 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

22 accommodation establishments (+5)
1,500 rooms (+600)
4,000 beds (+1,400)

Room utilization 36.0 % (+15)
Unsold rooms 960
Bed utilization 21.4 % (+10)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in May was 8.35/10 (-0.57).

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

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