Accommodation and Travel Stats
Gothenburg: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 124 percent
In April 2021, 122,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Gothenburg (+123.7 %), of which 105,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 16,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 119 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 154 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 124 percent from last year's April.
40,400 rooms (+108.3 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 32,500 rooms (+107.7 %) by business visitors.
Between January and April, 353,000 registered bed nights (-35.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 49,800 (-71.2 %) for foreigners in Gothenburg, in total 403,000 (-44.1 %) registered nights.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, holiday villages, youth hostels, campsites, and commercially arranged rentals in private cottages and apartments. Establishments with fewer than 9 beds or 5 rooms are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
69,200 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 128 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 87.5 percent were domestic, and 12.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Gothenburg on average 1.7 nights (-0.02) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.22).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
24,900 air travelers
The airport received a total of 24,900 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 1,200 percent.
Of local passengers, 77.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 22.4 %.
In addition, there were 22,400 passengers departing the airport (+2,498.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 47,300 (+1,575.4 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 66.2 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in April were 66.2 million SEK (+37.3 million).
Registered January-April sales were 215.9 million SEK and they decreased 308.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||910 SEK||10.3 %||870 SEK||-20.6 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||540 SEK||2.6 %||540 SEK||-26.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||240 SEK||119.2 %||200 SEK||-55.2 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
73 accommodation establishments (-1)
9,600 rooms (+23)
20,700 beds (+570)
Room utilization 26.8 % (+13)
Unsold rooms 7,000
Bed utilization 20.9 % (+11)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute, Tillväxtverket