Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kiruna: Tourism in a nutshell
44,100 registered bed nights
In March 2020, 44,100 bed nights were recorded in Kiruna (-23.1 %), of which 24,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 19,400 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 26 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 18 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 23 percent from last year's March.
13,300 rooms (-20.3 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 7,100 rooms (-33.7 %) by business visitors.
Between January and March, 68,100 bed nights (-7.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 74,400 (+8.9 %) for foreigners in Kiruna, in total 142,000 (+0.4 %) nights.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, holiday villages, youth hostels, campsites, and commercially arranged rentals in private cottages and apartments. Establishments with fewer than 9 beds or 5 rooms are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Bed nights by country of arrival
18,300 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 28 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 53.5 percent were domestic, and 46.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kiruna on average 2.5 nights (+0.06) and foreigners 2.3 nights (+0.24).
7,200 air travelers
The airport received a total of 7,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 51 percent.
Of local passengers, 3.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 96.5 %.
In addition, there were 8,800 passengers departing the airport (-45.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 16,000 (-48.2 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 29.3 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in March were 29.3 million SEK (-6.0 million).
Registered January-March sales were 107.7 million SEK and they increased 3.8 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,400 SEK||11.5 %||1,600 SEK||7.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||660 SEK||7.9 %||760 SEK||3.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||640 SEK||-18.5 %||930 SEK||-0.2 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
39 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,500 rooms (-19)
4,200 beds (+129)
Room utilization 44.4 % (-16)
Unsold rooms 810
Bed utilization 34.4 % (-11)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "kiruna"
Global Google searches for "kiruna + keyword"
Google searches for "kiruna" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in March was 7.97/10 (-0.19).
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute