Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kiruna: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered bed nights increased one percent
In October 2019, 23,300 bed nights were recorded in Kiruna (+0.9 %), of which 16,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 6,900 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased less than one percent and foreign bed nights increased four percent. In total, bed nights increased one percent from last year's October.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (740 nights).
4,100 rooms (+33.0 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 8,800 rooms (+4.5 %) by business visitors.
Between January and October, 305,000 bed nights (+4.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 174,000 (+1.5 %) for foreigners in Kiruna, in total 479,000 (+3.4 %) 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
10,600 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased eight percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 63.7 percent were domestic, and 36.3 percent were from foreign countries.
During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kiruna on average 2.4 nights (-0.04) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-0.35).
8,000 air travelers
The airport received a total of 8,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased five percent.
Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.
In addition, there were 8,100 passengers departing the airport (-2.9 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 16,100 (-4.0 %).
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 13.6 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in October were 13.6 million SEK (+318,000).
Registered January-October sales were 273.1 million SEK and they increased 25.7 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,100 SEK||-8.6 %||1,300 SEK||-9.5 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||580 SEK||1.5 %||570 SEK||6.8 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||440 SEK||-18.3 %||720 SEK||-11.2 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
28 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,100 rooms (+167)
2,800 beds (+68)
Room utilization 42.0 % (-5.0)
Unsold rooms 610
Bed utilization 27.8 % (-1.9)
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
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in October was 8.72/10.
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute