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Web scraping of rental cottages

Description of the data collection

Web scraping is a data collection method for programmatically fetching the website's source code and extracting the needed data from it. The data are collected about the capacity, location, prices and other features of rented cottages given on the pages of accommodation agency services and trading sites.

From whom are data collected?

Data are collected from the most significant accommodation agency services and trading sites for rented cottages.

What are the data used for?

Statistics Finland publishes data on the rental use of cottages by region and month in connection with accommodation statistics.

How often are data collected?

Monthly