Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland grew by 0.8 per cent in January 2019
01 Mar 2019
Overnight stays by foreign tourists increased by nearly one per cent at Finnish accommodation establishments from last year and good 675,000 nights were recorded for them in January 2019. Overnight stays by resident tourists increased by 1.8 per cent and accommodation establishments recorded around 871,000 of them. Good 1.5 million overnight stays were recorded at Finnish accommodation establishments in January 2019, which was 1.4 per cent more than one year earlier. 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:
29 Mar 2019

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 target group of the accommodation statistics
08 Mar 2018
The target group of the accommodation statistics has been reviewed and a few accommodation establishments operating in the industries of hotels and hostels were added to it starting from data concerning January 2017.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.3.2019].
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