Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2022


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Sarpsborg: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 21,000
77 %
icon: norway 14,800
42 %
icon: foreign 6,200
324 %
icon: star 6,800
203 %
icon: norway 5,500
216 %
icon: foreign 1,300
159 %
Average prices:
389.40 NOK
969.00 NOK
565.70 NOK
icon: establishment 8.0
14 %
icon: room 470
126 %
icon: bed 1,200
124 %

Registered bed nights increased 77 percent

In August 2022, 21,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Sarpsborg (+76.9 %), of which 14,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 6,200 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 42 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 320 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 77 percent from last year's August.

6,000 nights (+107.4 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,600 nights (+335.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 102,000 registered bed nights (+123.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 24,900 (+105.6 %) for foreigners in Sarpsborg, in total 127,000 (+119.6 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.4 percent

Total of 5.2 million registered bed nights (+18.4 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 3.2 million nights (-8.0 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 1.9 million nights (+129.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Sarpsborg out of total registered bed nights was 0.4 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.5 % and foreign bed nights 0.3 %.

6,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 200 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 81.2 percent were domestic, and 18.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Sarpsborg on average 2.7 nights (-3.3) and foreigners 4.9 nights (+1.9).


Visitors by region

Visitors by city

Visitors by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 8.2 million crowns

Registered accommodation sales in August were 8.2 million crowns.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2022
Change jan-August 2022
Adr (Registered) 970 NOK 1,000 NOK
Revpar (Registered) 570 NOK 550 NOK
Bed Night (Registered) 390 NOK 450 NOK

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

8.0 accommodation establishments (+1)
470 rooms (+260)
1,200 beds (+680)

Room utilization 58.4 %
Unsold rooms 194
Bed utilization 34.3 %

Registered room utilization for establishments

Key indicators

Bed nights



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.



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Sources: Statistics Norway

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