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Tourism’s significance to Finland’s national economy

Angry Birds ParkA 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

In 2014, 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

According to the tourism account, the tourism sector employed about 139,200 persons in 2014.

Page last updated: 15.04.2016

Further information

Nina Vesterinen