Transport and Tourism

Transport network and passenger transport

  1990 2000 2010 2016 2017 2018
Transport network      
Length of railway line 1), km 5 846 5 854 5 919 l     5 926 5 926 5 926
Length of tram line, km 88 84 91 97 98 l     2) 49
Length of underground line, km 16 21 21 21 35 36
Highways 3), km  76 407 77 993 78 162 77 982 77 993 77 942
Coastal waterways, km 7 690 9 261 10 073 10 383 10 350 10 330
Inland waterways, km 9 460 8 894 9 747 9 820 9 818 9 821
Passengers by mode of transport      
Railway transport, mil. 46,0 54,8 l     69,0 l     82,1 85,7 87,5
Tramway transport, mil. 48,6 56,7 54,5 56,6 60,2 61,5
Underground transport, mil. 35,4 51,9 57,1 64,1 67,5 88,4
Bus and motor coach
   transport 4), mil.
. . . . 339,8 352,6 361,1 . .
Taxi traffic, mil. . . . . 57,0 52,5 49,2 . .
Water transport 5), mil. 14,0 20,7 21,7 23,6 23,8 23,6
Air transport 5), mil.  11,3 13,7 16,4 20,8 22,7 25,0

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: Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

Helsinki City Transport (HKL)

Helsinki Region Transport (HSL)

Statistics Finland, Transport and Tourism

Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom

Finavia

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Updated: 26.8.2019

Registered vehicles on 31 December

  1990 2000 2010 1) 2018 1)
Passenger cars 1 938 856 2 134 728 2 877 484 3 494 836
  per thousand inhabitants 388 412 535 633
Lorries and vans 264 157 304 318 464 408 626 794
Buses, coaches 9 327 9 852 13 650 18 519
Special automobiles 20 719 16 924 12 646 11 126
All automobiles 2 233 059 2 465 822 3 368 188 4 151 275
Motorcycles 60 170 90 877 226 877 274 049
Tractors 316 870 332 584 376 807 443 733
All vehicles 3 146 308 3 697 037 5 331 582 6 623 990

1) Incl. vehicles temporarily decommissioned from traffic

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 29.3.2019

Registered vehicles on 31 December 1922–2018

Registered vehicles on 31 December 1922–2017

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 29.3.2019

Persons killed in road traffic accidents

Persons killed in road traffic accidents

* preliminary data

Sources: Statistics Finland, Statistics on road traffic accidents

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Updated: 21.3.2019

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
2016 % 2017 % 2018 % Annual
change, %
Russia 697 596 12,1 821 698 12,2 826 251 12,1 0,6
Germany 540 342 9,4 622 991 9,2 628 449 9,2 0,9
United Kingdom 500 738 8,7 585 814 8,7 593 034 8,7 1,2
Sweden 549 292 9,5 597 339 8,9 560 027 8,2 -6,2
China 231 573 4,0 313 203 4,6 332 546 4,9 6,2
France 249 997 4,3 280 069 4,2 299 432 4,4 6,9
United States 231 708 4,0 268 723 4,0 288 827 4,2 7,5
Netherlands 174 743 3,0 227 405 3,4 246 460 3,6 8,4
Estonia 193 376 3,4 219 504 3,3 222 387 3,3 1,3
Japan 214 495 3,7 238 278 3,5 215 746 3,2 -9,5
Other 2 187 415 37,9 2 567 810 38,1 2 629 430 38,4 2,4
Total 5 771 275 100 6 742 834 100 6 842 589 100 1,5

Source: Statistics Finland, Accommodation statistics

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Updated: 10.4.2019

Finns' leisure trips abroad

Trips with overnight stays in destination country made by the population aged 15 to 84

Country of
destination
2016 % 2017 % 2018 % Annual
change, %
Estonia 1 480 000 24,3 1 520 000 23,3 1 200 000 18,6 -21,1
Spain 740 000 12,1 780 000 12,0 820 000 12,7 5,1
Sweden 710 000 11,6 700 000 10,7 700 000 10,9 0,0
Germany 270 000 4,4 290 000 4,4 310 000 4,8 6,9
Italy 270 000 4,4 230 000 3,5 260 000 4,0 13,0
Greece 180 000 3,0 250 000 3,8 250 000 3,9 0,0
Russia 270 000 4,4 290 000 4,4 240 000 3,7 -17,2
United Kingdom 210 000 3,4 250 000 3,8 220 000 3,4 -12,0
Norway 150 000 2,5 180 000 2,8 190 000 3,0 5,6
Turkey . . . . . . . . 160 000 2,5 . .
Other 1 820 000 29,8 2 030 000 31,1 2 090 000 32,5 3,0
Total 6 100 000 100 6 520 000 100 6 440 000 100 -1,2

Source: Statistics Finland, Finnish Travel

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Updated: 29.3.2019

 

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Last updated 26 Aug 2019