Accommodation and Travel Stats
Sweden: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
3.2 million registered bed nights (December 2022)
In December 2022, 3.2 million registered bed nights were recorded in Sweden (-6.0 %), of which 2.5 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 669,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 11 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 21 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased six percent from last year's December.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from United States (86,500 nights).
973,000 rooms were booked by leisure visitors and 863,000 rooms by business visitors.
Between January and December, 49.1 million registered bed nights (+4.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 14.0 million (+92.5 %) for foreigners in Sweden, in total 63.1 million (+16.5 %) 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
1.7 million tourists arrived to registered accommodation (December 2022)
Of all registered arrivals, 81.8 percent were domestic, and 18.2 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Sweden on average 1.8 nights and foreigners 2.1 nights.
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
1.1 million air travelers (December 2022)
The airport received a total of 1.1 million passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 46 percent.
Of local passengers, 69.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 30.8 %.
In addition, there were 1.2 million passengers departing the airport (+39.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1.9 million (+45.9 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 2.3 billion SEK (December 2022)
Registered accommodation sales in December were 2.3 billion SEK (+644.5 million).
Registered January-December sales were 37.5 billion SEK and they increased 18.8 billion euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,200 SEK||21.0 %||1,300 SEK||41.3 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||710 SEK||48.9 %||590 SEK||72.3 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||520 SEK||29.8 %||700 SEK||79.7 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (December 2022)
3,100 accommodation establishments (+390)
148,000 rooms (+26,800)
328,000 beds (+23,000)
Room utilization 42.2 % (+2.9)
Unsold rooms 85,200
Bed utilization 33.0 % (+4.2)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Sources: Socialblade, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia