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Transport network Unit 1990 2000 2010 2014 2015
Length of railway line 1) km 5 846 5 854 5 919 5 944    l    5 923
Length of tram line km 88 84 91 96 96
Length of underground line km 16 21 21 21 21
Highways 2)  km 76 407 77 993 78 162 78 071 77 989
Streets 3) km . . 24 448 28 531 29  809 . .
Coastal waterways km 7 690 9 261 10 073 10 111 10 278
Inland waterways km 9 460 8 894 9 747 9 812 9 811
Passengers by mode of transport
Railway transport mil.  46,0 54,8 l      69,0 68,3 l    76,0
Tramway transport mil.  48,6 56,7 54,5 55,5 55,2
Underground transport mil.  35,4 51,9 57,1 62,1 62,9
Bus and motor coach transport 4)  mil.  . . . . 339,8 349,4 . .
Taxi traffic mil.  . . . . 57,0 54,4 . .
Water transport 5) mil.  14,0 20,7 21,7 22,3 22,7
Air transport 5)  mil.  11,3 13,8 16,5 19,7 20,1
Domestic passenger transport performance, passenger km
Railway transport mil.  3 331 3 405 l    3 959 3 874 l    4 113
Tramway transport mil.  97 118 113 122 122
Underground transport mil.  251 379 417 392 396
Bus and motor coach transport mil.  8 500 7 700 7 540 7 540 . .
Coastal transport mil.  89 150 126 126 132
Inland water transport mil.  20 15 15 7 5
Air transport mil.  985 1 286 1 078 . . . .
Passenger car transport mil.  51 200 55 700 64 745 65 520 66 297
Domestic goods transport performance, freight tonne km
Railway transport mil.  8 357 l   10 107 9 750 9 597 8 468
Road transport mil.  26 300 28 616 l     25 401 20 297 21 433
Coastal transport  mil.  2 912 2 381 3 635 2 015 2 185
Inland water transport mil.  1 120 379 246 294 248

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) Roads and streets maintained by local authority
4) Includes charter transport but not private transport
5) National and international

Sources: Statistics Finland, Transport and Tourism

Finnish Transport Agency

Helsinki Region Transport

VR-Group Ltd

Finavia

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Updated: 6.5.2016

Motor vehicles

  1980 1990 2000 2010 2015
Passenger cars 1 225 931 1 938 856 2 134 728 2 877 484 3 257 581
  per 1 000 inhabitants 256 388 412 535 594
Lorries and vans 149 151 264 157 304 318 464 408 560 890
Buses, coaches 8 963 9 327 9 852 13 650 16 856
Other 8 782 20 719 16 924 12 646 11 718
Total 1 392 827 2 233 059 2 465 822 3 368 188 3 847 045
  per 1 000 inhabitants 291 447 476 627 701
Motorcycles 43 377 60 170 90 877 226 877 261 826
Tractors 241 339 316 870 332 584 376 807 415 996
Snowmobiles 1) . . . . 90 511 121 976 142 589

1) Excl. Åland

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 7.4.2016

Automobile stock

Source: Statistics Finland, Motor vehicle stock

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Updated: 24.3.2017

Traffic accidents

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Road traffic accidents:            
  Involving personal injury 6 408 5 725 5 334 5 324 5 185 *4 709
  Fatal 273 235 244 208 246 *221
  Drink-related accidents 683 542 561 535 507 *496
  Deaths 292 255 258 229 270 *240
  Persons injured 7 931 7 088 6 681 6 705 6 408 *5 881
Water traffic accidents 1 636 1 407 1 666 1 932 1 948 . .
  Deaths 54 42 47 53 40 *48
Air traffic accidents 9 21 14 7 14 4
  Deaths 3 6 7 11 - -

 * preliminary data

Sources: Statistics Finland, Statistics on road traffic accidents

Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi)

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Updated: 31.1.2017

Number of overnight stays by foreigners at accommodation establishments 1)

Country of domicile 2013 % 2014 % 2015 % 2015
            Annual change, %
Russia 1 620 419 27,7 1 339 526 23,5 782 848 14,2 -41,6
Sweden 531 375 9,1 534 358 9,4 549 870 10,0 2,9
Germany 501 650 8,6 500 057 8,8 543 294 9,9 8,6
United Kingdom 454 604 7,8 446 792 7,8 471 869 8,6 5,6
France 214 248 3,7 215 393 3,8 230 090 4,2 6,8
Japan 205 988 3,5 192 007 3,4 203 411 3,7 5,9
United States 187 245 3,2 204 036 3,6 202 546 3,7 -0,7
Estonia 187 295 3,2 196 277 3,4 188 899 3,4 -3,8
Norway 174 147 3,0 178 956 3,1 185 995 3,4 3,9
China 126 495 2,2 128 685 2,3 181 862 3,3 41,3
Other 1 656 981 28,3 1 774 253 31,1 1 969 666 35,7 -32,4
Total 5 860 447 100 5 710 340 100 5 510 350 100 -3,5

 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: 29.4.2016

Finns' leisure trips abroad 1)

Country of destination 2013 % 2014 % 2015 % 2015
              Annual change, %
Estonia 1 428 000 25,0 1 324 000 22,5 1 529 000 24,8 15,5
Spain 657 000 11,5 756 000 12,9 648 000 10,5 -14,3
Sweden 677 000 11,8 768 000 13,1 607 000 9,9 -21,0
Germany 295 000 5,2 256 000 4,4 326 000 5,3 27,3
Russia 314 000 5,5 237 000 4,0 238 000 3,9 0,4
Greece 160 000 2,8 203 000 3,5 237 000 3,8 16,7
Italy 217 000 3,8 265 000 4,5 230 000 3,7 -13,2
Turkey 209 000 3,7 211 000 3,6 214 000 3,5 1,4
United Kingdom 187 000 3,3 203 000 3,5 200 000 3,2 -1,5
Norway 91 000 1,6 129 000 2,2 189 000 3,1 46,5
Other 1 484 000 25,9 1 529 000 26,0 1 738 000 28,2 13,7
Total 5 719 000 100 5 881 000 100 6 156 000 100 4,7

 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: 8.4.2016

Travel account

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016*
  € million
Income 2 301 2 745 3 021 3 049 2 764 2 307 2 454
Expenses 3 251 3 502 3 805 3 985 3 979 4 305 4 672
Net -950 -758 -785 -936 -1 215 -1 998 -2 218

* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Accommodation statistics

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Updated: 24.3.2017

 

Main topic: Transport and Tourism

Last updated 24 Mar 2017

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