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Tourism’s significance to Finland’s national economy

Angry Birds ParkA total of €14.4 bn was spent on tourism in 2013 in Finland. This includes the consumption expenditure of Finnish and foreign tourists. Foreign travellers accounted for about 31 per cent (€4.43 bn) of total tourism consumption.

 

Tourism’s share of GDP

In 2013, the value added generated by tourism amounted to €4.3 bn i.e. 2.5 per cent of Finland’s GDP. When compared to value added elsewhere, that of tourism was larger than the food industry’s, over twice as high as agriculture’s and many times as that made of the game industry.

 

Employment impact of tourism

According to the tourism account, the tourism sector employed about 136,700 persons in 2013.


Finnish Tourism in numbers (pdf) (229.2 KB)


Page last updated: 20.03.2015
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Nina Vesterinen
nina.vesterinen(at)tem.fi