Appendix table 4. Trips abroad by cause and destination in 2018 and its change

Destination Leisure trips Business trips
Visiting friends or relatives Holiday      Other personal reason Leisure trips, total Year-on-year change (2017/2018) Business trips, total Year-on-year change (2017/2018)
1,000 trips % 1,000 trips %
Trips, total 1,100 6,560 510 8,180 -4 2,300 17
Nordic countries Total 380 1,400 160 1,950 -2 830 34
Denmark .. .. .. 130 -5 120 -21
Norway .. 160 .. 200 -6 130 40
Sweden 330 1,130 150 1,610 -1 570 53
Russia and Baltic countries Total 280 1,910 230 2,20 -19 320 6
Estonia 160 1 610 120 1,890 -23 190 -24
Latvia .. 130 .. 140 19 .. ..
Russian Federation 110 150 110 370 -10 .. ..
Western and Eastern Europe Total 220 1,020 .. 1,300 -4 660 -10
Austria .. .. .. 120 32 .. ..
France .. 120 .. 140 4 .. ..
Germany .. 240 .. 310 6 190 -18
Poland .. 120 .. 130 8 .. ..
United Kingdom .. 170 .. 220 -10 100 13
Southern Europe and East Mediterranean countries Total 130 1 700 .. 1 890 15 240 122
Spain (without Canary Islands) .. 390 .. 470 1 .. ..
Canary Islands .. 340 .. 350 11 .. ..
Croatia .. 130   140 12 .. ..
Greece .. 240   250 1 .. ..
Italy .. 230 .. 260 16 100 270
Portugal .. 100   100 12 .. ..
Turkey .. 150 .. 160 242 .. ..
America Total .. 140 .. 170 4 120 27
United States .. 110 .. 130 24 100 68
Africa Total .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Asia and Oceania Total .. 320   390 23 120 86
Thailand .. 130 .. 130 34 .. ..
Symbols: [..] Data not available or too uncertain for presentation, or subject to secrecy.
The sums in the tables do not always amount to the totals shown because of rounding.

Source: Finnish Travel, Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.3.2019

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