Accommodation and Travel Stats
Karlstad: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 121 percent
In December 2021, 32,200 registered bed nights were recorded in Karlstad (+121.4 %), of which 29,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 115 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 240 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 121 percent from last year's December.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Norway (1,000 nights).
7,300 rooms (+143.4 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 11,000 rooms (+129.3 %) by business visitors.
Between January and December, 454,000 registered bed nights (+8.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 49,700 (+26.8 %) for foreigners in Karlstad, in total 504,000 (+9.7 %) 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
20,900 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 135 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 91.9 percent were domestic, and 8.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Karlstad on average 1.5 nights (-0.07) and foreigners 1.5 nights (-0.57).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 17.9 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in December were 17.9 million SEK (+11.6 million).
Registered January-December sales were 235.1 million SEK and they increased 42.1 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||980 SEK||20.4 %||1,000 SEK||3.7 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||560 SEK||27.7 %||470 SEK||11.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||440 SEK||170.2 %||460 SEK||19.2 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
16 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,400 rooms (+80)
2,800 beds (+173)
Room utilization 44.9 % (+25)
Unsold rooms 770
Bed utilization 40.7 % (+22)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Sources: Statistics Sweden, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute