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Appendix table 4. Trips abroad by cause and destination in 2019 and its change

Destination Leisure trips Business trips
Visiting friends or relatives Holiday      Other personal reason Leisure trips, total Year-on-year change (2018/2019) Business trips, total Year-on-year change (2018/2019)
1,000 trips % 1,000 trips %
Trips, total 1,180 6,400 550 8,130 -1 2,290 0
Nordic countries Total 390 1,530 180 2,100 8 610 -26
Denmark .. 100 .. 110 -12 130 8
Norway .. 200 .. 240 19 .. ..
Sweden 360 1 210 140 1,720 7 410 -28
Russia and Baltic countries Total 350 1,820 190 2,360 -3 430 34
Estonia 220 1,490 .. 1,800 -5 230 21
Latvia .. 130 .. 140 2 .. ..
Russian Federation 120 180 .. 390 4 .. ..
Western and Eastern Europe Total 240 1 000 100 1 340 3 720 10
France .. 140 .. 160 20 .. ..
Germany .. 250 .. 340 11 270 40
Poland .. 150 .. 160 27 .. ..
United Kingdom .. 130 .. 200 -8 110 11
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 .. 130 -7 .. ..
Greece .. 240 .. 250 -1 .. ..
Italy .. 280 .. 300 13 .. ..
Portugal .. 110 .. 110 7 .. ..
Turkey .. 120 .. 130 -18 .. ..
America Total .. 120 .. 150 -9 100 -14
United States .. .. .. 100 -20 .. ..
Africa Total .. .. .. 100 49 .. ..
Asia and Oceania Total .. 280 .. 360 -8 140 21
Thailand .. 110 .. 120 -12 .. ..
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 11.6.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Finnish Travel [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9027. 2019, Appendix table 4. Trips abroad by cause and destination in 2019 and its change . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2022].
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