Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2019


This is a non-premium report and will only show data up to 12 months from now.

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 trends.

Sweden: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 3.8 mill.
2 %
icon: sweden 3.0 mill.
2 %
icon: foreign 804,000
4 %
Top 3:
9 %
2 %
2 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 1.9 bill.
5 %
Average prices:
487.70 SEK
9.90 SEK
965.00 SEK
10.00 SEK
453.20 SEK
0.60 SEK
Capacity icon
icon: establishment 2,600
4 %
icon: room 3.5 mill.
4 %
icon: bed 292,000
4 %



Registered bed nights increased two percent

In January 2019, 3.8 million bed nights were recorded in Sweden (+2.4 %), of which 3.0 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 804,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased two percent and foreign bed nights increased four percent. In total, bed nights increased two percent from last year's January.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Denmark (121,000 nights).

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

1.5 million air travelers

The airport received a total of 1.5 million passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased two percent.

Of local passengers, 67.3 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 32.7 %.

In addition, there were 1.4 million passengers departing the airport (-3.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2.8 million.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 1.9 billion SEK

Registered accommodation sales in January were 1.9 billion SEK (+81.0 million).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2019
Adr (Registered) 960 SEK 1.0 %
Bed Night (Registered) 490 SEK 2.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 450 SEK 0.1 %

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

2,600 accommodation establishments (+88)
3.5 million rooms (+122,000)
292,000 beds (+11,600)

Room utilization 47.0 % (-0.43)
Unsold rooms 1.9 million
Bed utilization 32.1 % (-0.9)

Registered room utilization

Sources: Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia