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 44 percent
In September 2021, 256,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Gothenburg (+44.4 %), of which 215,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 41,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 40 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 70 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 44 percent from last year's September.
82,300 rooms (+40.2 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 68,800 rooms (+43.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and September, 1.7 million registered bed nights (+22.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 315,000 (+15.3 %) for foreigners in Gothenburg, in total 2.0 million (+21.1 %) 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
157,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 47 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 85.5 percent were domestic, and 14.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During September, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Gothenburg on average 1.6 nights (-0.03) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-0.07).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
247,000 air travelers
The airport received a total of 247,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 160 percent.
Of local passengers, 86.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 13.5 %.
In addition, there were 137,000 passengers departing the airport (+140.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 144,000 (+149.6 %).
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 178.1 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in September were 178.1 million SEK (+77.2 million).
Registered January-September sales were 1.1 billion SEK and they increased 115.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,200 SEK||24.5 %||1,100 SEK||4.5 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||700 SEK||22.2 %||540 SEK||-7.5 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||620 SEK||63.1 %||420 SEK||8.6 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
75 accommodation establishments (+2)
9,800 rooms (+490)
21,100 beds (+1,500)
Room utilization 52.9 % (+13)
Unsold rooms 4,600
Bed utilization 41.5 % (+10.0)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Socialblade, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute