Accommodation and Travel Stats
Karlstad: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
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 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
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
International = International cruise ships
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.
|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
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"
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
Sources: Booking.Com, Statistics Sweden, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute