Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
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 statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
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 by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
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
International = International cruise ships
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.
|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
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
Sources: Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Meteostat, Socialblade, Statistics Finland
PL 8056, 96101 Rovaniemi
Hallituskatu 20 B, 96100 Rovaniemi
Kuva: Lapin materiaalipankki