Lapland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

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 trends.

Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (November)
icon: star 174,000
0 %
icon: finland 84,000
8 %
icon: foreign 89,500
6 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 74,200
4 %
icon: finland 37,800
14 %
icon: foreign 36,400
5 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 10.4 mill.
0 %
Average prices:
Night
59.70 €
0.00 €
Room
111.70 €
1.60 €
RevPAR
38.00 €
2.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 174
4 %
icon: room 9,000
2 %
icon: bed 26,200
0 %

Temperature

Rainfall

174,000 registered bed nights (November)

In November 2019, 174,000 bed nights were recorded in Lapland (+0.4 %), of which 84,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 89,500 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased eight percent and foreign bed nights decreased six percent. In total, bed nights increased less than one percent from last year's November.

Between January and November, 1.4 million bed nights (+3.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1.2 million (+4.3 %) for foreigners in Lapland, in total 2.6 million (+3.7 %) nights.

115,000 nights (-4.2 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 58,500 nights (+11.0 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 11.1 percent (November)

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lapland out of total bed nights was 11.1 % (-0.5 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 7.6 % and foreign bed nights 19.8 %.

74,200 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased four percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 50.9 percent were domestic, and 49.1 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lapland on average 2.2 nights (-0.13) and foreigners 2.5 nights (-0.03).

770 air travelers (November, Enontekiö)

The airport received a total of 770 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 380 percent.

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

In addition, there were 610 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,400.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Enontekiö)

Arriving passengers from (Enontekiö)

Passengers on transfers from (Enontekiö)

Departing passengers to (Enontekiö)

9,000 air travelers (November, Ivalo)

The airport received a total of 9,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 18 percent.

Of local passengers, 13.7 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 86.3 %.

In addition, there were 6,200 passengers departing the airport (-23.1 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 15,100.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Ivalo)

Arriving passengers from (Ivalo)

Passengers on transfers from (Ivalo)

Departing passengers to (Ivalo)

2,700 air travelers (November, Kemi)

The airport received a total of 2,700 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased eight percent.

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

In addition, there were 2,500 passengers departing the airport (-17.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 5,200.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kemi)

Arriving passengers from (Kemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Kemi)

Departing passengers to (Kemi)

7,800 air travelers (November, Kittilä)

The airport received a total of 7,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 25 percent.

Of local passengers, 4.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 95.2 %.

In addition, there were 5,900 passengers departing the airport (-23.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 13,700.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kittilä)

Arriving passengers from (Kittilä)

Passengers on transfers from (Kittilä)

Departing passengers to (Kittilä)

30,200 air travelers (November, Rovaniemi)

The airport received a total of 30,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased three percent.

Of local passengers, 12.9 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 87.1 %.

In addition, there were 28,000 passengers departing the airport (-0.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 58,200.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Rovaniemi)

Arriving passengers from (Rovaniemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Rovaniemi)

Departing passengers to (Rovaniemi)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 10.4 million euro (November)

Registered accommodation sales in November were 10.4 million euro (+48,400).

Registered January-November sales were 147.1 million euro and they increased 14.0 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2019
Amount
Change jan-November 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 112 € -1.4 % 109 € 6.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 60 € 0.0 % 57 € 6.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 38 € -7.1 % 50 € 6.2 %

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (November)

174 accommodation establishments (+6)
9,000 rooms (+196)
26,200 beds (-107)

Room utilization 34.0 % (-2.1)
Unsold rooms 5,900

Registered room utilization

Sources: Finavia, Statistics Finland

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