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 18 percent
In May 2021, 30,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Karlstad (+17.7 %), of which 29,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,700 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 17 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 23 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 18 percent from last year's May.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Norway (360 nights).
3,800 rooms (+64.6 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 8,600 rooms (+55.9 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 106,000 registered bed nights (-13.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 7,400 (-61.9 %) for foreigners in Karlstad, in total 114,000 (-20.1 %) 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
14,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 29 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.1 percent were domestic, and 3.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Karlstad on average 2.1 nights (-0.2) and foreigners 3.0 nights (-0.47).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 12.1 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in May were 12.1 million SEK (+4.3 million).
Registered January-May sales were 51.4 million SEK and they decreased 21.4 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||980 SEK||-2.2 %||870 SEK||-10.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||390 SEK||31.7 %||450 SEK||-11.6 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||280 SEK||50.6 %||250 SEK||-27.6 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
18 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,400 rooms (+45)
2,800 beds (+102)
Room utilization 28.7 % (+10)
Unsold rooms 1,000
Bed utilization 36.8 % (+4.7)
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 7.91/10 (-0.06).
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Statistics Sweden, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute