Sweden
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2020

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Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 9.2 mill.
32 %
icon: sweden 8.4 mill.
10 %
icon: foreign 809,000
81 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (July)
icon: star 382.6 mill.
88 %
Average prices:
Night
41.50 SEK
186.00 SEK
Room
932.00 SEK
58.00 SEK
RevPAR
446.20 SEK
241.30 SEK
Capacity icon
Capacity (July)
icon: establishment 3,100
0 %
icon: room 113,000
6 %
icon: bed 308,000
6 %

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

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.

Temperature

Rainfall

9.2 million registered bed nights (July)

In July 2020, 9.2 million bed nights were recorded in Sweden (-32.0 %), of which 8.4 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 809,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 10 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 81 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 32 percent from last year's July.

Between January and July, 23.9 million bed nights (-24.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3.8 million (-65.6 %) for foreigners in Sweden, in total 27.7 million (-35.3 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

348,000 air travelers

The airport received a total of 348,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 82 percent.

Of local passengers, 66.7 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 33.3 %.

In addition, there were 302,000 passengers departing the airport (-83.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 536,000 (-83.4 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

715,000 passengers by ferries (March)

There were 715,000 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port decreased 15 percent.

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 382.6 million SEK (July)

Registered accommodation sales in July were 382.6 million SEK (-2.7 billion).

Registered January-July sales were 1.7 billion SEK and they decreased 15.4 billion euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
July 2020
Amount
Change jan-July 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 930 SEK -5.9 % 930 SEK -9.0 %
Revpar (Registered) 450 SEK -35.1 %  310 SEK -46.5 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 42 SEK -81.7 %  60 SEK -85.0 % 

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (July)

Registered Accommodation

3,100 accommodation establishments (-4)
113,000 rooms (-7,800)
308,000 beds (-18,100)

Room utilization 47.9 % (-22)
Unsold rooms 59,100
Bed utilization 44.9 % (-18)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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Sources: Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Trafa

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