Tourism’s significance to Finland’s national economy
A total of €14.2 bn was spent on tourism in 2014 in Finland. This includes the consumption expenditure of Finnish and foreign tourists. Foreign travellers accounted for about 28 per cent (€4.03 bn) of total tourism consumption.
Tourism’s share of GDP
the value added generated by tourism amounted to €4.4 bn i.e. 2.5 per cent of
Finland’s GDP. When compared to value added elsewhere, that of tourism was
1,5 times larger than the food industry’s, larger than agriculture’s and many times as that made of the game industry.
Employment impact of tourism
to the tourism account, the tourism sector employed about 139,200 persons in 2014.