Kainuu
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2024

Kainuu: Tourism in a nutshell

Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 85,300
7 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 62,800
10 %
icon: finland 58,200
6 %
icon: foreign 4,600
41 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 15,300
18 %
Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 26,500
6 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 19,600
8 %
icon: finland 18,600
8 %
icon: foreign 1,000
14 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 4,800
15 %
Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 4.2 mill.
5 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 3.1 mill. €
12 %
Average prices:
Night
48.80 €
4.80 €
Room
108.50 €
5.10 €
RevPAR
46.50 €
2.00 €
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 657,000
12 %
Average prices:
Adr
182.10 €
14.80 €
RevPAR
53.00 €
10.00 €
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: establishment 31
11 %
icon: room 1,900
6 %
icon: bed 6,900
6 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: establishment 550
12 %
icon: room 1,100
11 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: room 43 %
0 %
icon: bed 29 %
4 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: entire place 30 %
22 %

Paid bed nights

Forecast of bed nights in paid accommodation

In February 2024, the number of bed nights in paid accommodation is expected to decrease by 8.9 % compared to the previous year in Kainuu.

The number of bed nights is expected to decrease by 5.7 % in the next six months compared to the previous year.

62,800 registered bed nights (December 2023)

In December 2023, 62,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Kainuu (-9.7 %), of which 58,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased six percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 41 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 10 percent from last year's December.

54,100 nights (-10.4 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,700 nights (-4.9 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 877,000 registered bed nights (-0.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 41,500 (-26.0 %) for foreigners in Kainuu, in total 918,000 (-2.4 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 3.5 percent (December 2023)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+0.4 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.0 million nights (-3.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 780,000 nights (+6.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kainuu out of total registered bed nights was 3.5 % (-0.4 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 5.7 % and foreign bed nights 0.6 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

19,600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (December 2023)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased eight percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 94.8 percent were domestic, and 5.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kainuu on average 3.1 nights (+0.08) and foreigners 4.5 nights (-2.1).

Visitors

Visitors by region

Visitors by city

Visitors by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

1,300 air travelers (Kajaani)

The airport received a total of 1,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 13 percent.

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

In addition, there were 1,500 passengers departing the airport (+12.8 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,900 (+13.1 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kajaani)

Arriving passengers from (Kajaani)

Passengers on transfers from (Kajaani)

Departing passengers to (Kajaani)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2023
Amount
Change jan-December 2023
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 220 € 19.2 % 162 € 8.0 %
Adr (Registered) 108 € 5.0 % 105 € 0.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 85 € 8.0 % 68 € -8.9 %
Bed Night (Registered) 49 € 10.8 % 50 € 1.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 47 € 4.5 % 54 € 2.3 %

Total accommodation sales

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation (December 2023)

31 accommodation establishments (-4)
1,900 rooms (-129)
6,900 beds (-450)

Room utilization 42.9 % (-0.2)
Unsold rooms 1,100
Bed utilization 29.3 % (-1.3)

Airbnb and Vrbo

550 accommodation establishments (+57)
530 apartments (+65)
1,100 rooms (+114)

Apartment utilization 29.5 % (-8.2)
Unsold apartments 370

Registered room utilization for establishments

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

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Sources: Airdna, Finavia, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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