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Published: 3 April 2008

Tourism consumption EUR 10.2 billion in Finland in 2006

According to Statistics Finland, a total of EUR 10.2 billion was consumed on tourism in Finland in 2006. Foreign travellers' proportion of total tourism consumption was 27 per cent.

The biggest tourist demand item consists of passenger transport services, which amounted to nearly EUR 3.1 billion. Use of restaurant services accounted for EUR 1.6 billion and that of accommodation services for EUR 1.5 billion. Fuels and purchases from shops were also among travellers' most significant consumption expenditure items.

The proportion of Finnish leisure travellers of total tourism consumption in Finland was 52 per cent, that of travel expenses paid by the employer 18 per cent and the use of own free-time residences 3 per cent. Foreign travellers' 27 per cent proportion of total tourism consumption equalled EUR 2.8 billion.

Total tourism consumption in Finland by product in 2006, total EUR 10,233 million

The tourism account 1995-2006 is based on national accounts.

Source: Tourism account 1995-2006, April 2008. Statistics Finland

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Last updated 3.4.2008

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Statistics: Tourism account [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-1506. 2006. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2023].
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