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Transport network and passenger transport

Transport network 1990 2000 2010 2017 2018 2019
Length of railway line 1), km 5 846 5 854 5 919 l     5 926 5 926 5 923
Length of tram line, km 88 84 91 98 l     2) 49 49
Length of underground line, km 16 21 21 35 36 36
Highways 3), km  76 407 77 993 78 162 77 993 77 942 77 925
Coastal waterways, km 7 690 9 261 10 073 10 350 10 330 10 418
Inland waterways, km 9 460 8 894 9 747 9 818 9 821 9 813
Passengers by mode
of transport
1990 2000 2010 2017 2018 2019
Railway transport, mil. 46,0 54,8 l     69,0 l     85,7 87,5 92,8
Tramway transport, mil. 48,6 56,7 54,5 60,2 61,5 56,8
Underground transport, mil. 35,4 51,9 57,1 67,5 88,4 92,6
Bus and motor coach
  transport 4), mil.
. . . . 339,8 361,1 332,4 . .
Taxi traffic, mil. . . . . 57,0 49,2 46,2 . .
Water transport 5), mil. 14,0 20,7 21,7 23,8 23,6 23,9
Air transport 5), mil.  11,3 13,7 16,4 22,7 25,0 l     26,3

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

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Updated: 21.12.2020

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

* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 18.3.2021

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
2018 % 2019 % 2020* % Annual change
2019–2020*, %
Russia 826 251 12,1 820 888 11,6 257 929 11,3 -68,6
Germany 628 449 9,2 661 981 9,4 246 059 10,7 -62,8
United Kingdom 593 034 8,7 569 294 8,1 168 264 7,3 -70,4
France 299 432 4,4 341 747 4,8 157 509 6,9 -53,9
Estonia 222 387 3,3 243 107 3,4 152 189 6,6 -37,4
Netherlands 246 460 3,6 262 222 3,7 130 739 5,7 -50,1
Sweden 560 027 8,2 558 453 7,9 101 995 4,5 -81,7
United States 288 827 4,2 309 118 4,4 81 608 3,6 -73,6
China 332 546 4,9 384 415 5,4 76 363 3,3 -80,1
Norway 193 065 2,8 189 938 2,7 74 147 3,2 -61,0
Other 2 652 111 38,8 2 714 834 38,5 844 723 36,9 -68,9
Total 6 842 589 100 7 055 997 100 2 291 525 100 -67,5

* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Accommodation statistics

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Updated: 22.3.2021

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 39 820 000 49 -66
Total 6 440 000 100 6 260 000 100 1 660 000 100 -73

Source: Statistics Finland, Finnish Travel

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 31.3.2021

 

Main topic: Transport and Tourism

 

Last updated 31 Mar 2021