Norway
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January – December 2021

Norway: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 27.1 mill.
14 %
icon: norway 23.8 mill.
17 %
icon: foreign 3.3 mill.
0 %
icon: star 12.6 mill.
10 %
icon: norway 11.1 mill.
11 %
icon: foreign 1.4 mill.
3 %
icon: star 11.7 bill. kr
23 %
Average prices:
Night
430.50 kr
32.40 kr
Room
1,061.40 kr
79.00 kr
RevPAR
347.60 kr
4.60 kr
icon: establishment 2,100
9 %
icon: room 93,000
4 %
icon: bed 231,000
5 %
icon: room 33 %
9 %
icon: bed 20 %
21 %
icon: Instagram followers 13,600
0 %
icon: Facebook followers 1,500
-1 %
icon: Twitter followers 720
0 %

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

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 11.7 billion crowns

Registered accommodation sales in Jan–Dec were 11.7 billion crowns (+2.2 billion).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
Jan-December 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 1,100 kr 8.0 %
Bed Night (Registered) 430 kr 8.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 350 kr -1.3 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

2,100 accommodation establishments (+166)
93,000 rooms (+3,800)
231,000 beds (+11,000)

Room utilization 32.8 % (-3.1)
Unsold rooms 62,500
Bed utilization 19.7 % (-5.2)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

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: Socialblade, Statistics Norway

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