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Accommodation and Travel Stats


Lapland, January 2023

Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 555,000
12 %
icon: finland 113,000
13 %
icon: foreign 441,000
22 %
icon: star 184,000
21 %
icon: finland 38,100
8 %
icon: foreign 146,000
32 %
Average prices:
Night
81.50 €
5.80 €
Room
208.00 €
11.80 €
RevPAR
145.40 €
23.00 €
icon: establishment 191
1 %
icon: room 9,600
0 %
icon: bed 27,800
0 %
icon: temperature -3.5 °C
2.3 °C
icon: rainfall 20 mm
15 mm

Registered bed nights increased 12 percent (December 2022)

In December 2022, 555,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Lapland (+12.5 %), of which 113,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 441,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 13 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 22 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 12 percent from last year's December.

467,000 nights (+15.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 88,200 nights (-2.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 1.7 million registered bed nights (-5.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1.4 million (+156.1 %) for foreigners in Lapland, in total 3.1 million (+32.6 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 30.9 percent (December 2022)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+11.8 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 731,000 nights (+23.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lapland out of total registered bed nights was 30.9 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 10.6 % and foreign bed nights 60.4 %.

184,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (December 2022)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 21 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 20.7 percent were domestic, and 79.3 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lapland on average 3.0 nights (-0.16) and foreigners 3.0 nights (-0.26).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

1,300 air travelers (December 2022, Kemi)

The airport received a total of 1,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased seven percent.

Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.

In addition, there were 1,300 passengers departing the airport (+15.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,600 (+11.1 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kemi)

Arriving passengers from (Kemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Kemi)

Departing passengers to (Kemi)

33,500 air travelers (December 2022, Ivalo)

The airport received a total of 33,500 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 29 percent.

Of local passengers, 51.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 48.5 %.

In addition, there were 30,900 passengers departing the airport (+24.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 64,400 (+26.3 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Ivalo)

Arriving passengers from (Ivalo)

Passengers on transfers from (Ivalo)

Departing passengers to (Ivalo)

79,000 air travelers (December 2022, Rovaniemi)

The airport received a total of 79,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 40 percent.

Of local passengers, 55.4 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 44.6 %.

In addition, there were 78,700 passengers departing the airport (+53.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 158,000 (+46.3 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Rovaniemi)

Arriving passengers from (Rovaniemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Rovaniemi)

Departing passengers to (Rovaniemi)

53,300 air travelers (December 2022, Kittilä)

The airport received a total of 53,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 17 percent.

Of local passengers, 66.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 33.4 %.

In addition, there were 47,400 passengers departing the airport (+18.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 101,000 (+17.9 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kittilä)

Arriving passengers from (Kittilä)

Passengers on transfers from (Kittilä)

Departing passengers to (Kittilä)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 45.2 million euro (December 2022)

Registered accommodation sales in December were 45.2 million euro (+7.9 million).

Registered January-December sales were 202.8 million euro and they increased 76.2 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2022
Amount
Change jan-December 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 210 € 6.0 % 142 € 16.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 145 € 18.7 % 61 € 51.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 82 € 7.7 % 65 € 20.8 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (December 2022)

Registered Accommodation

191 accommodation establishments (-1)
9,600 rooms (+15)
27,800 beds (-131)

Room utilization 69.9 % (+7.5)
Unsold rooms 2,900
Bed utilization 63.8 % (+7.6)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

Travel key indicators: the darker the square the larger the value.

Dark squares in the middle (vertically) mean the main season is in the summer. Dark squares on the top and the bottom mean the main season is in the winter. Gradually darkening squares from left to right signify growth over the years.

It is important to notice that the largest values (darkest squares) are not necessarily during the same months between different stats as this might reveal interesting details about travel and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

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Sources: Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Meteostat, Socialblade, Statistics Finland

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