Over a million more visits to Finland in 2011

International visitors spent EUR 2.2 billion in Finland, with Russian tourists having the highest average expenditure per day.

The average amount of money foreign visitors spent while in Finland was EUR 306 in 2011. Chinese visitors spent the most per visit with an average of EUR 670. The highest spending per day was by visitors from Russia with an average expenditure of EUR 111 per day. The average spending by all foreign travellers was EUR 60 per day.

In 2011, nearly half of the foreign travellers stayed at hotels or motels in Finland. The number of hotel nights increased 16% from the previous year. In 2011, foreign travellers stayed an average of 4.1 nights in Finland.

Source: Statistics Finland