Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lofoten: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 28 percent
In August 2022, 102,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Lofoten (+28.1 %), of which 29,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 72,200 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 40 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 136 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 28 percent from last year's August.
38,800 nights (+32.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,800 nights (-37.9 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 175,000 registered bed nights (-32.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 274,000 (+414.1 %) for foreigners in Lofoten, in total 448,000 (+43.0 %) registered nights.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
51,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 25 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 28.8 percent were domestic, and 71.2 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lofoten on average 2.0 nights (+0.07) and foreigners 2.0 nights (+0.05).
Visitors by region
Visitors by city
Visitors by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 31.8 million crowns
Registered accommodation sales in August were 31.8 million crowns (+8.0 million).
Registered January-August sales were 146.6 million crowns and they increased 48.0 million crowns from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,500 NOK||11.8 %||1,400 NOK||4.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||640 NOK||37.1 %||400 NOK||39.2 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||310 NOK||4.1 %||330 NOK||3.9 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
70 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,600 rooms (-45)
4,700 beds (-176)
Room utilization 41.4 % (+7.6)
Unsold rooms 950
Bed utilization 28.3 % (+6.8)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Sources: Statistics Norway