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Svalbard

The links below lead to all statistics on Svalbard. To access the Svalbard numbers directly, please pick the relevant page and follow the link to the Statbank. In the Statbank, choose the tables that contain numbers for municipalities, marked (M). Links to the statistics that give numbers exclusively for Svalbard are found at the bottom of this page.

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  • Norwegians went to camping sites and holiday dwellings in September

    Guest nights in September 2020 declined by 34 per cent compared to the same month last year. All types of accommodation establishments declined, but the increase in guest nights from Norway at camping sites and holiday dwellings softened the decline.

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  • Hotels in Oslo hit hardest by the pandemic in August

    After the number of guest nights becoming close to normal in June and July, there was yet another decline in August. It was still hotels who suffered the most, and this is particularly evident in the larger cities, where Oslo had the largest decre...

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  • Guest nights close to a normal level in July

    Total guest nights in July this year were almost as many as guest nights in July 2019, after several months of a dramatic decline. This was driven by a 39 per cent increase in Norwegian guest nights. There are, however, regional differences, with ...

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  • Increased turnover in Svalbard despite a decrease in man-years worked

    The total turnover in Svalbard has increased by 4.4 per cent in 2019. The amount of man-years worked in total has decreased by 2.6 percent with mining operations being responsible for the largest decrease with 32.3 per cent.

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  • Norwegian guest nights closer to a normal level

    The number of Norwegian guest nights decreased by 18 per cent in June this year compared to June last year. After several months of a dramatic decline in Norwegian guest nights, there were almost as many Norwegian guest nights as in June 2010. For...

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  • Norwegians went camping in May

    The number of guest nights at camping sites increased 11 per cent in May this year compared to May 2019. Guest nights at hotels, however, decreased by 78 per cent.

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  • Hard April for tourism

    Statistics Norway recorded the lowest number of guest nights since records on accommodation statistics began in 1985. 8 out of 10 guest nights disappeared compared to April 2019.

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  • Covid outbreak hit the accommodation establishments hard

    The number of guest nights was more than halved in March this year compared to March 2019.

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  • No corona effect on guest nights in February

    Guest nights increased in February this year compared to the same month the year before. The coronavirus outbreak had no noticeable effect on total guest nights. Chinese guest nights were however halved.

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  • More guest nights in January

    Guest nights increased by 9.3 per cent in January this year, compared to the same month the year before. All types of accommodation had more guest nights.

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  • More Norwegian than foreign guest nights

    Guest nights in Norway increased by 4 per cent from 2018 to 2019, where seven out of ten guest nights in 2019 was spent by Norwegians. 2019 was the sixth consecutive year with a record in total guest nights.

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  • Norwegians stay more at hotels

    There was an increase in guest nights at hotels in Norway in November last year compared to the year before. There was particularly an increase in Norwegian guest nights at hotels.

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  • Continued increase in hotel guest nights in Oslo

    There was an increase in guest nights at hotels, camping sites and holiday dwellings in October this year compared to last year. Increased guest nights at hotels in Oslo were the main contributor to this increase.

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  • More guest nights

    Compared to the same month last year, September 2019 saw an overall increase in overnight stays in hotels, camping sites and holiday dwellings. Hotels contributed most to this growth.

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  • More Norwegians at Oslo hotels

    There was an increase in guest nights at hotels, camping sites and holiday dwellings in August this year compared to August 2018. The increases in Norwegian guest nights at hotels in Oslo were the main contributor to this increase.

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