Greater Gothenburg
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2019


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Greater Gothenburg: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 646,000
5 %
icon: sweden 434,000
5 %
icon: foreign 212,000
6 %
Capacity icon
icon: establishment 150
3 %
icon: room 12,000
3 %
icon: bed 27,200
5 %

Key indicators

Bed nights



Travel key indicators: the darker the square the larger the value.

Dark squares in the middle (vertically) mean the main season is in the summer. Dark squares on the top and the bottom mean the main season is in the winter. Gradually darkening squares from left to right signify growth over the years.

It is important to notice that the largest values (darkest squares) are not necessarily during the same months between different stats as this might reveal interesting details about travel and accommodation trends.



Registered bed nights increased five percent

In August 2019, 646,000 bed nights were recorded in Greater Gothenburg (+5.4 %), of which 434,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 212,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased five percent and foreign bed nights increased six percent. In total, bed nights increased five percent from last year's August.

Between January and August, 2.8 million bed nights (+5.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1.1 million (+2.4 %) for foreigners in Greater Gothenburg, in total 3.9 million (+4.8 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 7.3 percent

Total of 8.9 million bed nights (+3.6 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 6.1 million nights (+4.0 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 2.8 million nights (+3.0 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Greater Gothenburg out of total bed nights was 7.3 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 7.1 % and foreign bed nights 7.6 %.

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2019
Change jan-August 2019
Adr (Registered) 1,100 SEK 3.1 % 1,100 SEK 0.9 %
Revpar (Registered) 840 SEK 2.1 % 750 SEK 1.5 %

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

150 accommodation establishments (+4)
12,000 rooms (+340)
27,200 beds (+1,300)

Room utilization 76.9 % (-0.75)
Unsold rooms 2,800
Bed utilization 66.1 % (+0.3)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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Sources: Statistics Sweden