Lapland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

October 2021

Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 121,000
39 %
icon: finland 103,000
24 %
icon: foreign 17,700
371 %
icon: star 50,900
54 %
icon: finland 43,500
37 %
icon: foreign 7,400
426 %
icon: star 5.8 mill. €
57 %
Average prices:
Night
48.20 €
5.50 €
Room
100.00 €
10.20 €
RevPAR
23.30 €
7.20 €
icon: establishment 174
6 %
icon: room 8,600
10 %
icon: bed 25,500
7 %
icon: room 23 %
30 %
icon: bed 15 %
36 %
icon: temperature 1.7 °C
1.7 °C
icon: rainfall 136 mm
48 mm

Registered bed nights increased 39 percent

In October 2021, 121,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Lapland (+39.5 %), of which 103,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 17,700 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 24 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 370 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 39 percent from last year's October.

85,700 nights (+35.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 35,000 nights (+50.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and October, 1.6 million registered bed nights (+45.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 126,000 (-83.3 %) for foreigners in Lapland, in total 1.7 million (-7.7 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 7.3 percent

Total of 1.7 million registered bed nights (+47.6 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.5 million nights (+39.8 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 200,000 nights (+149.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lapland out of total registered bed nights was 7.3 % (-0.4 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 7.0 % and foreign bed nights 8.9 %.

50,900 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 54 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 85.4 percent were domestic, and 14.6 percent were from foreign countries.

During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lapland on average 2.4 nights (-0.25) and foreigners 2.4 nights (-0.28).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

1,100 air travelers (Kemi)

The airport received a total of 1,100 passengers.

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

In addition, there were 1,100 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,200.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kemi)

Arriving passengers from (Kemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Kemi)

Departing passengers to (Kemi)

2,600 air travelers (Ivalo)

The airport received a total of 2,600 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 50 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.8 %.

In addition, there were 2,700 passengers departing the airport (+42.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 5,300 (+45.8 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Ivalo)

Arriving passengers from (Ivalo)

Passengers on transfers from (Ivalo)

Departing passengers to (Ivalo)

8,800 air travelers (Rovaniemi)

The airport received a total of 8,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 81 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.8 %.

In addition, there were 9,300 passengers departing the airport (+89.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 18,100 (+85.6 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Rovaniemi)

Arriving passengers from (Rovaniemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Rovaniemi)

Departing passengers to (Rovaniemi)

2,900 air travelers (Kittilä)

The airport received a total of 2,900 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 19 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 (+26.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 6,000 (+22.5 %).

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 5.8 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in October were 5.8 million euro (+2.1 million).

Registered January-October sales were 78.8 million euro and they decreased 32.4 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2021
Amount
Change jan-October 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 100 € 11.3 % 104 € -20.9 %
Bed Night (Registered) 48 € 12.8 % 46 € -23.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 23 € 44.9 % 31 € -37.1 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

174 accommodation establishments (+10)
8,600 rooms (+770)
25,500 beds (+1,600)

Room utilization 23.3 % (+5.4)
Unsold rooms 6,600
Bed utilization 15.4 % (+4.1)

Registered room utilization for establishments

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: Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Socialblade, Statistics Finland

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