Appendix table 4. Trips abroad by cause and destination in 2017 and its change

Destination Leisure trips Business trips
Visiting friends or relatives Holiday      Other personal reason Leisure trips, total Year-on-year change (2016/2017) Business trips, total Year-on-year change (2016/2017)
1,000 trips % 1,000 trips %
Trips, total 1, 190 6,730 610 8,530 4 1,960 -5
Nordic countries Total 400 1,430 160 1,990 1 620 1
Denmark .. 100 .. 130 28 150 146
Norway .. 150 .. 210 33 .. ..
Sweden 320 1,160 130 1,620 -4 370 -15
Russia and Baltic countries Total 310 2,410 280 3,000 2 350 -35
Estonia 220 2,060 160 2,450 3 250 -30
Latvia .. .. .. 120 63 .. ..
Russian Federation .. 230 100 410 -11 .. ..
Western and Eastern Europe Total 300 990 .. 1,360 14 730 25
Czech Republic .. 120 .. 130 22 .. ..
France .. 100 .. 130 30 .. ..
Germany .. 180 .. 290 4 240 13
Poland .. 110   120 5 .. ..
United Kingdom .. 180 .. 250 18 .. ..
Southern Europe and East Mediterranean countries Total .. 1,490 .. 1,640 8 110 -36
Spain (without Canary Islands) .. 410 .. 470 11 .. ..
Canary Islands .. 300 .. 310 -4 .. ..
Croatia .. 110 .. 120 65 .. ..
Greece .. 240 .. 250 34 .. ..
Italy .. 200 .. 230 -15 .. ..
America Total .. 130 .. 160 -23 100 48
United States .. .. .. 100 -28 .. ..
Africa Total .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Asia and Oceania Total .. 250 .. 330 3 .. ..
Thailand .. ..   100 -26 .. ..
Symbols: [..] Data not available or too uncertain for presentation, or subject to secrecy.
The sums in the tables do not always amount to the totals shown because of rounding.

Source: Finnish Travel, Statistics Finland

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Updated 29.3.2018

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