Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Nights spent by resident tourists in Finland decreased by 74 per cent in May 2020
25 Jun 2020
Due to the market situation caused by the coronavirus, overnight stays by resident tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments declined by 74.4 per cent from last year and 0.28 million nights were recorded for them in May 2020. Overnight stays by foreign tourists declined by 95.7 per cent and 0.02 million overnight stays were recorded for non-resident tourists. Finnish accommodation establishments recorded a total of 0.3 million overnight stays, which was 80.7 per cent lower than one year before. 244 hotels were closed for the entire month and 39 part of the month during May. 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.

Next release:
30 Jul 2020

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.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.7.2020].
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