Tourism’s significance to Finland’s national economy
A 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
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
to the tourism account, the tourism sector employed about 136,700 persons in 2013.