Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kiruna: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
31,600 registered bed nights
In September 2020, 31,600 registered bed nights were recorded in Kiruna (-10.1 %), of which 25,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 5,700 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased five percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 46 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 10 percent from last year's September.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (1,000 nights).
5,800 rooms (-35.8 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 9,700 rooms (+5.5 %) by business visitors.
Between January and September, 225,000 registered bed nights (-21.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 93,800 (-43.8 %) for foreigners in Kiruna, in total 319,000 (-29.9 %) 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
13,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 28 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 81.1 percent were domestic, and 18.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During September, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kiruna on average 2.3 nights (+0.35) and foreigners 2.2 nights (+0.63).
2,900 air travelers
The airport received a total of 2,900 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 68 percent.
Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.
In addition, there were 3,100 passengers departing the airport (-68.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 6,000 (-68.5 %).
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 17.5 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in September were 17.5 million SEK (-4.5 million).
Registered January-September sales were 196.7 million SEK and they decreased 62.9 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,100 SEK||-6.2 %||1,400 SEK||2.6 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||550 SEK||-11.3 %||620 SEK||8.1 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||520 SEK||-19.0 %||590 SEK||-21.4 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
34 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,200 rooms (+5)
3,400 beds (+68)
Room utilization 45.9 % (-7.2)
Unsold rooms 650
Bed utilization 33.5 % (-3.6)
Registered room utilization for establishments
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
Accommodation customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in September was 7.86/10 (-0.04).
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute