Border Interview Survey

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Tourism from abroad to Finland increased in 2012
30 May 2013
In 2012, Finland received 7.6 million foreign visitors. The number of travellers grew by five per cent from the year 2011, or by nearly 400,000 visitors. Foreign visitors brought EUR 2.3 billion to Finland, which was approximately EUR 70 million or three per cent more than in the previous year. These data derive from the Border Interview Survey by Statistics Finland and Finnish Tourist Board.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2015.

Description: The Border Interview Survey is a project carried out and financed jointly by Statistics Finland and the Finnish Tourist Board and it has been ongoing year-round from 1998. The data are collected at the busiest frontier crossing points in Finland. The survey is particularly targeted at passengers living abroad.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, business trip, consumption, foreign citizens, foreigners, holiday trips, leisure, leisure trips, nationality, non-residents, passenger traffic, tourism, traffic, use of money.
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Statistics: Border Interview Survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1722. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.12.2015].
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