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  • Guest nights halved

    Guest nights in November 2020 were more than halved compared to the same month the year before, after new restrictions were implemented in Norway. The hotels were particularly affected, as they had a decrease of guest nights by over 60 per cent.

  • Residents’ guest nights at hotels by decreased sharply

    Total guest nights in October 2020, the month before a reintroduction of restrictions concerning social distancing, declined by 33 per cent compared to October 2019. A heavy fall in the number of Norwegian residents’ guest nights at hotels was the...

  • 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.

  • This is Norway 2020

    This is Norway presents statistics from a variety of areas and seeks to give an overview of Norwegian society and its developments in recent years.

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Covid outbreak hit the accommodation establishments hard

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

  • The wealthiest bought 4 out of 10 EVs

    The 10 per cent of households with the highest income bought 37 per cent of new electric cars in 2019. In the same year, the half with lowest incomes purchased a total of 10 per cent of first-time registered electric cars.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cabin rentals popular with foreigners

    Foreign nationals accounted for 83 per cent of all guest nights in Norwegian cabins arranged through intermediaries of cabins in 2019. In 7 out of 10 guest nights, the guests were from Denmark, Germany or Sweden.

  • 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.