Finland

Finland

From 22 May we will be working to update all of the data and documents on this page following the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revision of the International Passenger Survey (IPS) data for 2009-2018 and the released detailed 2019 data. UK data will be updated first and followed by the regional data from 27 May. Please be patient as we update these pages or contact the VisitBritain research team if you have any questions- VB/VEResearch@visitbritain.org. Thank you.

Global context

Measure2019
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)6.1
Global rank for international tourism expenditure43
Number of outbound visits (m)9.0
Most visited destinationSweden

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)5.5
GDP per capita PPP (US$)44,583
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)1.2
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)1.0

Inbound visits to Britain from Finland

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Access to Britain from Finland

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures90
Weekly seat capacity17,148
Airports with direct routes in Finland6
Airports with direct routes in Britain14
  • Virtually all visits from Finland to Britain are made by plane
  • In 2019, there were 90 direct flight departures from Finland to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 17,148 a week
  • 6 airports in Finland serve 14 British airports
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Finland is £13