Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Nights spent by resident tourists in Finland decreased by 29 per cent in December 2020
28 Jan 2021
Overnight stays by resident tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments declined by 29.4 per cent from last year and 0.7 million nights were recorded for them in December 2020. Overnight stays by resident tourists decreased outside Greater Helsinki by 21.3 per cent but in Greater Helsinki they declined by 57.5 per cent. Overnight stays by foreign tourists declined by 91.8 per cent and 60 000 overnight stays were recorded for non-resident tourists. Finnish accommodation establishments recorded a total of 0.76 million overnight stays, which was 57.1 per cent lower than one year before. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection.

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Changes in the EU country group in the database tables of accommodation statistics
27 Feb 2020
The EU country group used in the database tables of accommodation statistics no longer includes the United Kingdom, which withdrew from the European Union on 31 January 2020.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.2.2021].
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