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Transport network and passenger transport

Transport network 1990 2000 2010 2019 2020
Length of railway line 1), km 5 846 5 854 5 919 l   5 923 5 918
Length of tram line, km 88 84 91 l   2) 49 50
Length of underground line, km 16 21 21 36 36
Highways 3), km 76 407 77 993 78 162 77 925 77 908
Coastal waterways, km 7 690 9 261 10 073 10 418 10 442
Inland waterways, km 9 460 8 894 9 747 9 813 9 806
Passengers by mode of transport 1990 2000 2010 2019 2020
Railway transport, mil. 46,0 54,8 69,0 92,8 59,5
Tramway transport, mil. 48,6 56,7 54,5 56,8 34,9
Underground transport, mil. 35,4 51,9 57,1 92,6 60,4
Bus and motor coach transport 4), mil. . . . . 339,8 353,5 . .
Taxi traffic, mil. . . . . 57,0 52,3 . .
Water transport 5), mil. 14,0 20,7 21,7 23,9 9,6
Air transport 5), mil. 11,3 13,7 16,4 l   26,3 6,5

l   line across a time series shows substantial breaks in the homogeneity of a series

1) State railway line
2) Change in statistics compilation. The length of line calculated in one direction.
3) Excl. ramps and ferry routes
4) Includes charter transport but not private transport
5) National and international

Sources: Statistics Finland, Transport and Tourism
Helsinki City Transport (HKL)
Helsinki Region Transport (HSL)
Finavia
Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 17.8.2021

Registered vehicles on 31 December

  1990 2000 2010 1) 2020 1)
Passenger cars 1 938 856 2 134 728 2 877 484 3 632 851
per thousand inhabitants 388 412 535 656
Vans 209 558 239 095 347 258 502 047
Lorries 54 599 65 223 117 150 166 760
Buses, coaches 9 327 9 852 13 650 19 282
Special automobiles 20 719 16 924 12 646 10 759
All automobiles 2 233 059 2 465 822 3 368 188 4 331 699
Motorcycles 60 170 90 877 226 877 283 214
Tractors 316 870 332 584 376 807 466 551
Snow mobiles 2) . . 90 511 121 976 163 318
All vehicles 3 146 308 3 697 037 5 331 582 6 926 137

1) Incl. vehicles temporarily decommissioned from traffic
2) Excl. Åland

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 25.5.2021

Registered vehicles on 31 December 1922–2020

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Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 18.3.2021

Persons killed in road traffic accidents

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* preliminary data

Sources: Statistics Finland, Statistics on road traffic accidents

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Updated: 18.3.2021

Number of overnight stays by foreigners at accommodation establishments

Accommodation establishments with at least 20 bed places or caravan pitches with electrical connection points, as well as hostels

Country of domicile 2019 % 2020 % Change of nights spent, %
Russia 820 888 11,6 257 948 11,3 -69
Germany 661 981 9,4 246 184 10,7 -63
United Kingdom 569 294 8,1 168 341 7,3 -70
France 341 747 4,8 157 520 6,9 -54
Estonia 243 107 3,4 151 971 6,6 -38
Netherlands 262 222 3,7 130 662 5,7 -50
Sweden 558 453 7,9 102 209 4,5 -82
United States 309 118 4,4 81 652 3,6 -74
China 384 415 5,4 76 277 3,3 -80
Norway 189 938 2,7 74 104 3,2 -61
Other 2 714 834 38,5 844 468 36,9 -69
Total 7 055 997 100 2 291 336 100 -68

Source: Statistics Finland, Accommodation statistics

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Updated: 25.5.2021

Finns' leisure trips abroad

Trips with overnight stays in destination country made by the population aged 15 to 84

Country of destination 2018 % 2019 % 2020 % Annual change 2019-2020, %
Estonia 1 200 000 19 1 090 000 17 480 000 29 -56
Spain 820 000 13 670 000 11 250 000 15 -63
Norway 190 000 3 220 000 4 110 000 7 -52
Sweden 700 000 11 720 000 12 . . . . . .
Thailand 130 000 2 120 000 2 . . . . . .
Latvia 140 000 2 130 000 2 . . . . . .
Germany 310 000 5 340 000 5 . . . . . .
Russia 240 000 4 250 000 4 . . . . . .
Italy 260 000 4 300 000 5 . . . . . .
Other 2 450 000 38 2 420 000 39 . . . . . .
Total 6 440 000 100 6 260 000 100 1 660 000 100 -73

Source: Statistics Finland, Finnish Travel

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Updated: 25.5.2021

 

Main topic: Transport and Tourism

Last updated 21 Dec 2021