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News 29.12.2022

Nights spent by foreign visitors in Finland increased by one third from the previous year in November 2022

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the number of nights spent by visitors at accommodation establishments was seven per cent higher in November 2022 than one year earlier.

In total, 1.12 million overnight stays were recorded for resident visitors, which is on level with November 2021. For non-resident visitors, 0.37 million overnight stays were recorded, which is one fifth less than in November 2019, but nearly one third more than in 2021.

Key points

  • The number of overnight stays by non-resident visitors was highest in Uusimaa and Lapland. The number of overnight stays by foreign visitors was one quarter higher in Uusimaa and one half higher in Lapland than twelve months earlier.
  • The highest numbers of foreign visitors came from Germany, Great Britain and Sweden.
  • The occupancy rate of hotel rooms was 52 per cent. Compared to November 2021, the occupancy rate grew by three percentage points.
  • The average price of a hotel room was EUR 120, having been EUR 107 one year earlier. The price of a hotel room was highest in Lapland, EUR 153.

Source: Accommodation Statistics, Statistics Finland