Lapland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2022

Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (May)
icon: star 61,000
29 %
icon: finland 50,700
13 %
icon: foreign 10,300
276 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (May)
icon: star 29,700
58 %
icon: finland 23,300
33 %
icon: foreign 6,400
387 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (May)
icon: star 3.1 mill. €
49 %
Average prices:
Night
51.60 €
7.10 €
Room
97.20 €
11.90 €
RevPAR
14.60 €
2.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (May)
icon: establishment 163
4 %
icon: room 7,600
13 %
icon: bed 23,300
11 %
utilization icon
Utilization (May)
icon: room 15 %
9 %
icon: bed 8 %
17 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 14.0 °C
0.3 °C
icon: rainfall 43 mm
23 mm

Registered bed nights increased 29 percent (May)

In May 2022, 61,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Lapland (+28.7 %), of which 50,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 10,300 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 13 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 280 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 29 percent from last year's May.

37,300 nights (+20.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 23,700 nights (+45.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 730,000 registered bed nights (+17.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 672,000 (+1,824.2 %) for foreigners in Lapland, in total 1.4 million (+113.3 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 3.9 percent (May)

Total of 1.6 million registered bed nights (+82.8 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+58.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 323,000 nights (+350.5 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lapland out of total registered bed nights was 3.9 % (-1.7 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 4.1 % and foreign bed nights 3.2 %.

29,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (May)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 58 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 78.4 percent were domestic, and 21.6 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lapland on average 2.2 nights (-0.38) and foreigners 1.6 nights (-0.47).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

1,300 air travelers (May, Kemi)

The airport received a total of 1,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 320 percent.

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

In addition, there were 1,200 passengers departing the airport (+266.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,500 (+291.0 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kemi)

Arriving passengers from (Kemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Kemi)

Departing passengers to (Kemi)

1,200 air travelers (May, Ivalo)

The airport received a total of 1,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 129 percent.

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

In addition, there were 1,400 passengers departing the airport (+124.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,600 (+126.3 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Ivalo)

Arriving passengers from (Ivalo)

Passengers on transfers from (Ivalo)

Departing passengers to (Ivalo)

10,200 air travelers (May, Rovaniemi)

The airport received a total of 10,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 290 percent.

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

In addition, there were 10,600 passengers departing the airport (+312.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 20,800 (+301.0 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Rovaniemi)

Arriving passengers from (Rovaniemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Rovaniemi)

Departing passengers to (Rovaniemi)

1,100 air travelers (May, Kittilä)

The airport received a total of 1,100 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 52 percent.

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

In addition, there were 1,800 passengers departing the airport (+44.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,900 (+47.5 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kittilä)

Arriving passengers from (Kittilä)

Passengers on transfers from (Kittilä)

Departing passengers to (Kittilä)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 3.1 million euro (May)

Registered accommodation sales in May were 3.1 million euro (+1.0 million).

Registered January-May sales were 98.5 million euro and they increased 63.9 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2022
Amount
Change jan-May 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 97 € 14.0 % 152 € 29.3 %
Bed Night (Registered) 52 € 16.0 % 70 € 33.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 15 € 24.8 % 72 € 143.6 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (May)

Registered Accommodation

163 accommodation establishments (+7)
7,600 rooms (+900)
23,300 beds (+2,300)

Room utilization 15.0 % (+1.3)
Unsold rooms 6,500
Bed utilization 8.3 % (+1.2)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

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 and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

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Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Statistics Finland

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