Karlstad
Accommodation and Travel Stats

May 2020

Karlstad: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 26,200
58 %
icon: sweden 24,800
44 %
icon: foreign 1,400
92 %
Top 3:
United Kingdom
430
46 %
Denmark
173
3 %
Norway
159
96 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 11,400
69 %
icon: sweden 11,000
57 %
icon: foreign 400
96 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 7.8 mill. SEK
76 %
Average prices:
Night
297.10 SEK
229.50 SEK
Room
999.20 SEK
44.00 SEK
RevPAR
186.30 SEK
576.70 SEK
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 18
5 %
icon: room 1,400
0 %
icon: bed 2,700
1 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 19 %
75 %
icon: bed 32 %
57 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 9.2 °C
0.5 °C
icon: rainfall 28 mm

26,200 registered bed nights

In May 2020, 26,200 registered bed nights were recorded in Karlstad (-58.0 %), of which 24,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 44 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 92 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 58 percent from last year's May.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from United Kingdom (430 nights).

2,300 rooms (-80.2 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 5,500 rooms (-72.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 123,000 registered bed nights (-30.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 19,400 (-67.7 %) for foreigners in Karlstad, in total 142,000 (-40.2 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.2 percent

Total of 2.2 million registered bed nights (-58.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 2.1 million nights (-49.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 178,000 nights (-86.1 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Karlstad out of total registered bed nights was 1.2 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.2 % and foreign bed nights 0.8 %.

11,400 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 69 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.5 percent were domestic, and 3.5 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Karlstad on average 2.3 nights (+0.53) and foreigners 3.4 nights (+1.7).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 7.8 million SEK

Registered accommodation sales in May were 7.8 million SEK (-25.0 million).

Registered January-May sales were 72.8 million SEK and they decreased 56.8 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 1,000 SEK -4.2 % 970 SEK -0.4 %
Bed Night (Registered) 300 SEK -43.6 % 510 SEK -6.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 186 SEK -75.6 % 350 SEK -43.7 %

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

18 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,400 rooms (+0)
2,700 beds (+17)

Room utilization 18.7 % (-54)
Unsold rooms 1,100
Bed utilization 32.1 % (-42)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Global Google searches for "karlstad + keyword"

Google searches for "karlstad" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

Accommodation customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in May was 7.97/10 (-0.42).

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

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.

Temperature

Rainfall

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Sources: Booking.Com, Statistics Sweden, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute

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