Accommodation and Travel Stats
January – December 2021
Norway: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 14 percent
In Jan–Dec 2021, 27.1 million registered bed nights were recorded in Norway (+14.2 %), of which 23.8 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3.3 million nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 17 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased less than one percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 14 percent from last year's Jan–Dec.
9.4 million nights (+12.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5.6 million nights (+5.2 %) by business visitors.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
12.6 million tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 88.6 percent were domestic, and 11.4 percent were from foreign countries.
During Jan–Dec, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Norway on average 2.1 nights (+0.1) and foreigners 2.3 nights (-0.09).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 11.7 billion crowns
Registered accommodation sales in Jan–Dec were 11.7 billion crowns (+2.2 billion).
|Adr (Registered)||1,100 kr||8.2 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||430 kr||8.1 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||420 kr||16.1 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
2,100 accommodation establishments (+166)
93,000 rooms (+3,800)
231,000 beds (+11,000)
Room utilization 39.9 % (+2.7)
Unsold rooms 55,800
Bed utilization 28.1 % (+1.8)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Statistics Norway