Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kiruna: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 35 percent
In December 2021, 34,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Kiruna (+34.9 %), of which 22,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 12,100 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 55 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased eight percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 35 percent from last year's December.
10,400 rooms (+41.4 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 6,500 rooms (+38.5 %) by business visitors.
Between January and December, 374,000 registered bed nights (+37.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 85,000 (-25.3 %) for foreigners in Kiruna, in total 459,000 (+19.2 %) registered 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
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
15,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 54 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 62.6 percent were domestic, and 37.4 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kiruna on average 2.4 nights (-0.11) and foreigners 2.1 nights (-0.68).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
8,400 air travelers
The airport received a total of 8,400 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 92 percent.
Of local passengers, 1.7 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 98.3 %.
In addition, there were 8,000 passengers departing the airport (+104.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 16,400 (+98.0 %).
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 23.1 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in December were 23.1 million SEK (+5.6 million).
Registered January-December sales were 267.0 million SEK and they increased 30.3 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,400 SEK||-5.8 %||1,300 SEK||-1.6 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||710 SEK||32.2 %||650 SEK||17.4 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||660 SEK||-2.1 %||580 SEK||-5.4 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
28 accommodation establishments (-2)
1,100 rooms (-57)
2,900 beds (-170)
Room utilization 51.6 % (+15)
Unsold rooms 520
Bed utilization 39.4 % (+11)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Sources: Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute