Occasion for leisure tourists to travel to Norway 2019, by type of tourist

What are the purposes of traveling to Norway? This statistic displays the result of a survey on the occasion for leisure tourists to travel to Norway in 2019. That year, relaxing was the most common reason for both domestic and international leisure travelers when visit Norway, amounting to 41 percent and 42 percent of the respondents, respectively. 26 percent of the international tourists came to Norway for skiing.

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period


Number of respondents

12,396 respondents

Special properties

Norwegian respondents: 3,483; Foreign respondents = 8,270

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hva er hovedformålet med denne reisen i Norge?"

The source does not specify the age of respondents or the concrete date of survey.

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