Accommodation and Travel Stats
Karlstad: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
35,400 registered bed nights
In September 2020, 35,400 registered bed nights were recorded in Karlstad (-32.3 %), of which 31,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 21 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 69 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 32 percent from last year's September.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Norway (1,300 nights).
7,700 rooms (-33.9 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 13,300 rooms (-34.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and September, 357,000 registered bed nights (-13.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 33,900 (-81.8 %) for foreigners in Karlstad, in total 391,000 (-34.7 %) 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
19,600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 32 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 90.4 percent were domestic, and 9.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During September, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Karlstad on average 1.8 nights (-0.14) and foreigners 2.1 nights (+0.55).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 20.2 million SEK
Registered accommodation sales in September were 20.2 million SEK (-14.4 million).
Registered January-September sales were 156.6 million SEK and they decreased 121.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||960 SEK||-11.1 %||1,000 SEK||-1.5 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||570 SEK||-13.8 %||400 SEK||-13.5 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||490 SEK||-40.9 %||420 SEK||-42.9 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
18 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,400 rooms (+0)
2,700 beds (+17)
Room utilization 50.9 % (-26)
Unsold rooms 690
Bed utilization 43.8 % (-21)
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 September was 7.75/10 (-0.54).
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Statistics Sweden, Swedish Meteorological And Hydrological Institute