Accommodation and Travel Stats
Svalbard: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 3,500 percent
In May 2021, 5,900 registered bed nights were recorded in Svalbard (+3,482.4 %), of which 5,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 103 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 3,900 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 440 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 3,500 percent from last year's May.
4,300 nights (+16,284.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,600 nights (+1,036.0 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 24,900 registered bed nights (+54.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 640 (-95.5 %) for foreigners in Svalbard, in total 25,600 (-15.6 %) registered nights.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
1,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 2,700 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.6 percent were domestic, and 2.4 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Svalbard on average 3.5 nights (+1.0) and foreigners 2.5 nights (-3.8).
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 5.6 million crowns
Registered accommodation sales in May were 5.6 million crowns (+5.4 million).
Registered January-May sales were 23.6 million crowns and they decreased 2.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,400 kr||-3.9 %||1,500 kr||7.3 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||940 kr||-29.8 %||920 kr||9.4 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||510 kr||1,581.5 %||420 kr||-25.8 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
7.0 accommodation establishments (+2)
360 rooms (+136)
790 beds (+330)
Room utilization 35.0 % (+33)
Unsold rooms 230
Bed utilization 25.0 % (+24)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Statistics Norway