Transport and Tourism

Transport

Transport network Unit 1990 2000 2010 2014 2015 2016
Length of railway line 1) km 5 846 5 854 5 919 5 944    l   5 923 5 926
Length of tram line km 88 84 91 96 96 97
Length of under-
ground line
km 16 21 21 21 21 21
Highways 2)  km 76 407 77 993 78 162 78 071 77 989 77 982
Coastal waterways km 7 690 9 261 10 073 10 111 10 278 10 383
Inland waterways km 9 460 8 894 9 747 9 812 9 811 9 820
Passengers by mode of transport
Railway transport mil.  46,0 54,8 l     69,0 68,3 l    76,0 l   82,1
Tramway transport mil.  48,6 56,7 54,5 55,5 55,2 56,6
Underground transport mil.  35,4 51,9 57,1 62,1 62,9 64,1
Bus and motor
coach transport 3)
mil.  . . . . 339,8 349,4 347,6 . .
Taxi traffic mil.  . . . . 57,0 54,4 53,3 . .
Water transport 4) mil.  14,0 20,7 21,7 22,3 22,7 23,6
Air transport 4)  mil.  11,3 13,8 16,5 19,7 20,1 20,8
Domestic passenger transport performance, passenger km
Railway transport mil.  3 331 3 405 l   3 959 3 874 l   4 113 l   3 868
Tramway transport mil.  97 118 113 122 122 125
Underground transport mil.  251 379 417 392 396 404
Bus and motor
coach transport
mil.  8 500 7 700 7 540 7 540 . . . .
Coastal transport mil.  89 150 126 126 132 132
Inland water transport mil.  20 15 15 7 5 6
Air transport mil.  985 1 286 1 078 . . . . . .
Passenger car transport mil.  51 200 55 700 64 745 65 520 66 297 l   57 007
Domestic goods transport performance, freight tonne km
Railway transport mil.  8 357 l   10 107 9 750 9 597 8 468 9 445
Road transport mil.  26 300 28 616 l   25 401 20 297 21 433 24 586
Coastal transport  mil.  2 912 2 381 3 635 2 015 2 185 2 166
Inland water transport mil.  1 120 379 246 294 248 165

l   line across a time series shows substantial breaks in the homogeneity of a series

1) State railway line
2) Roads maintained by the Finnish Transport Agency (31 Dec.), ramps and ferry routes excluded
3) Includes charter transport but not private transport
4) National and international

Sources: Statistics Finland, Transport and Tourism

Finnish Transport Agency

Helsinki Region Transport

VR-Group Ltd

Finavia

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Updated: 11.10.2017

Registered vehicles on 31 December

  1980 1990 2000 2010 1) 2017 1)
Passenger cars 1 225 931 1 938 856 2 134 728 2 877 484 3 422 792
  per 1 000 inhabitants 256 388 412 535 621
Lorries and vans 149 151 264 157 304 318 464 408 604 485
Buses, coaches 8 963 9 327 9 852 13 650 18 115
Special automobiles 8 782 20 719 16 924 12 646 11 333
Total 1 392 827 2 233 059 2 465 822 3 368 188 4 056 725
  per 1 000 inhabitants 291 447 476 627 736
Motorcycles 43 377 60 170 90 877 226 877 269 729
Tractors 241 339 316 870 332 584 376 807 434 174
Snowmobiles 2) . . . . 90 511 121 976 150 147

1) Incl. vehicles temporarily decommissioned from traffic
2) Excl. Åland

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 29.3.2018

Automobile stock

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 29.3.2018

Average age of passenger cars in traffic

  Average age of passenger cars in traffic
  Years
1999 10,3
2000 10,3
2001 10,4
2002 10,5
2003 10,4
2004 10,5
2005 10,5
2006 10,5
2007 10,4
2008 10,1
2009 10,4
2010 10,6
2011 10,7
2012 10,9
2013 11,2
2014 11,4
2015 11,7
2016 11,8
2017 12,0

Lähde: Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi)

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Updated: 12.2.2018

Traffic accidents

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017*
Road traffic accidents            
  Involving personal injury 5 725 5 334 5 324 5 185 4 398 4 774
  Fatal 235 244 208 246 224 209
  Drink-related accidents 542 561 535 507 477 463
  Deaths 255 258 229 270 258 212
  Persons injured 7 088 6 681 6 705 6 408 5 911 5 570
Water traffic accidents 1 407 1 666 1 932 1 948 *2 016 . .
  Deaths 42 47 53 40 48 35
Air traffic accidents 21 14 7 14 4 . .
  Deaths 6 7 11 - - . .

 * preliminary data

Sources: Statistics Finland, Statistics on road traffic accidents

Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi)

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Updated: 14.2.2018

Number of overnight stays by foreigners at accommodation establishments 1)

Country of
domicile
2015 % 2016 % 2017* % Annual
change, %
Russia 782 848 14,2 697 596 12,1 821 698 12,2 17,8
Germany 543 294 9,9 540 342 9,4 622 991 9,2 15,3
Sweden 549 870 10,0 549 292 9,5 597 339 8,9 8,7
United Kingdom 471 869 8,6 500 738 8,7 585 814 8,7 17,0
China 181 862 3,3 231 573 4,0 313 203 4,6 35,3
France 230 090 4,2 249 997 4,3 280 069 4,2 12,0
United States 202 546 3,7 231 708 4,0 268 723 4,0 16,0
Japan 203 411 3,7 214 495 3,7 238 278 3,5 11,1
Netherlands 159 568 2,9 174 743 3,0 227 405 3,4 30,1
Estonia 188 899 3,4 193 376 3,4 219 504 3,3 13,5
Other 1 996 093 36,2 2 187 415 37,9 2 567 810 38,1 17,4
Total 5 510 350 100 5 771 275 100 6 742 834 100 16,8

* preliminary data

 1) Accommodation establishments with at least 20 bed places or caravan pitches with electrical connection points, as well as hostels

Source: Statistics Finland, Accommodation statistics

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Updated: 19.4.2018

Finns' leisure trips abroad 1)

Country of
destination
2015 % 2016 % 2017 % Annual
change, %
Estonia 1 529 000 24,8 1 476 000 24,2 1 521 000 23,3 3,0
Spain 648 000 10,5 745 000 12,2 781 000 12,0 4,8
Sweden 607 000 9,9 708 000 11,6 696 000 10,7 -1,7
Germany 326 000 5,3 268 000 4,4 289 000 4,4 7,8
Russia 238 000 3,9 268 000 4,4 288 000 4,4 7,5
United Kingdom 200 000 3,2 209 000 3,4 248 000 3,8 18,7
Greece 237 000 3,8 184 000 3,0 247 000 3,8 34,2
Italy 230 000 3,7 265 000 4,3 226 000 3,5 -14,7
Norway 189 000 3,1 146 000 2,4 177 000 2,7 21,2
Denmark . . . . 101 000 1,7 134 000 2,1 32,7
Other 1 952 000 31,7 1 732 000 28,4 1 912 000 29,3 10,4
Total 6 156 000 100 6 102 000 100 6 519 000 100 6,8

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

Source: Statistics Finland, Finnish Travel

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Updated: 18.4.2018

Travel account

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
  € million              
Income 2 291 2 761 3 025 3 044 2 745 2 318 2 467 2 640
Expenses 3 252 3 504 3 808 3 989 3 992 4 325 4 693 4 944
Net -961 -743 -783 -946 -1 247 -2 007 -2 226 -2 304

* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Balance of payments and international investment position

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Updated: 20.3.2018

 

Main topic: Transport and Tourism

Last updated 19 Apr 2018