Concepts




Country of residence


County of residence is defined as the country where a person has or will have lived continuously for more than 12 months. The person must have a dwelling in the country concerned. A person may have simultaneously more than one country of residence. Among the tourists crossing Finnish borders non-residents are determined according to country of residence and not by nationality.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

For the purpose of tourism statistics, country of residence is defined as the country where a person has lived for most of the past 12 months. Tourists are defined as non-residents/residents according to the country of residence, and not to the nationality.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid

Source organisation

  • WTO (matkailu)

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