Lapland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

September 2022

Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 232,000
13 %
icon: finland 205,000
17 %
icon: foreign 27,000
30 %
icon: star 103,000
10 %
icon: finland 88,600
15 %
icon: foreign 14,100
38 %
icon: star 12.4 mill. €
4 %
Average prices:
Night
53.50 €
5.30 €
Room
102.30 €
3.70 €
RevPAR
43.60 €
0.80 €
icon: establishment 200
0 %
icon: room 9,400
1 %
icon: bed 27,900
0 %
icon: room 43 %
5 %
icon: bed 26 %
12 %
icon: temperature 7.2 °C
1.3 °C
icon: rainfall 1 mm
52 mm
icon: Instagram followers 800
-1 %
icon: Facebook followers 460
icon: Twitter followers 52

232,000 registered bed nights

In September 2022, 232,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Lapland (-13.2 %), of which 205,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 27,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 17 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 30 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 13 percent from last year's September.

179,000 nights (-18.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 53,300 nights (+12.2 %) by business visitors.

Between January and September, 1.4 million registered bed nights (-4.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 854,000 (+686.9 %) for foreigners in Lapland, in total 2.2 million (+42.8 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 12.5 percent

Total of 1.9 million registered bed nights (+16.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.5 million nights (+4.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 405,000 nights (+98.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lapland out of total registered bed nights was 12.5 % (-4.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 14.1 % and foreign bed nights 6.7 %.

103,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 86.2 percent were domestic, and 13.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During September, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lapland on average 2.3 nights (-0.05) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.13).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

3,000 air travelers (Ivalo)

The airport received a total of 3,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 33 percent.

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

In addition, there were 2,900 passengers departing the airport (-35.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 5,900 (-33.9 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Ivalo)

Arriving passengers from (Ivalo)

Passengers on transfers from (Ivalo)

Departing passengers to (Ivalo)

13,900 air travelers (Rovaniemi)

The airport received a total of 13,900 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 69 percent.

Of local passengers, 1.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 98.4 %.

In addition, there were 14,500 passengers departing the airport (+67.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 28,400 (+68.2 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Rovaniemi)

Arriving passengers from (Rovaniemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Rovaniemi)

Departing passengers to (Rovaniemi)

3,000 air travelers (Kittilä)

The airport received a total of 3,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 27 percent.

Of local passengers, 4.3 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 95.7 %.

In addition, there were 3,500 passengers departing the airport (-14.8 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 6,500 (-20.7 %).

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 12.4 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in September were 12.4 million euro (-456,000).

Registered January-September sales were 136.4 million euro and they increased 63.4 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
September 2022
Amount
Change jan-September 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 102 € 3.8 % 130 € 24.7 %
Bed Night (Registered) 53 € 11.1 % 61 € 30.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 44 € -1.8 % 55 € 72.3 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

200 accommodation establishments (-1)
9,400 rooms (-57)
27,900 beds (+125)

Room utilization 42.6 % (-2.4)
Unsold rooms 5,400
Bed utilization 26.0 % (-3.7)

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, Meteostat, Socialblade, Statistics Finland

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