Accommodation and Travel Stats
Sweden: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
4.0 million registered bed nights (April)
In April 2023, 4.0 million registered bed nights were recorded in Sweden (-4.6 %), of which 3.2 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 838,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased seven percent and registered foreign bed nights increased six percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased five percent from last year's April.
1.1 million rooms (+3.3 %) were booked by leisure visitors and 1.1 million rooms (-5.4 %) by business visitors.
Between January and April, 11.7 million registered bed nights (+7.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3.0 million (+24.1 %) for foreigners in Sweden, in total 14.6 million (+10.9 %) registered nights.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, holiday villages, youth hostels and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 9 beds or 5 rooms are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
2.1 million tourists arrived to registered accommodation (April)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased four percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 81.9 percent were domestic, and 18.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Sweden on average 1.8 nights (-0.03) and foreigners 2.2 nights (+0.01).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
62,800 air travelers (April)
The airport received a total of 62,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 92 percent.
Of local passengers, 59.7 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 40.3 %.
In addition, there were 61,600 passengers departing the airport (-92.1 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 99,600 (-92.9 %).
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 2.8 billion SEK (April)
Registered accommodation sales in April were 2.8 billion SEK (+122.6 million).
Registered January-April sales were 10.4 billion SEK and they increased 2.4 billion SEK from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||1,300 SEK||5.8 %||1,200 SEK||9.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||690 SEK||9.6 %||710 SEK||17.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||630 SEK||1.6 %||600 SEK||26.4 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (April)
3,600 accommodation establishments (+19)
152,000 rooms (+2,900)
341,000 beds (+7,100)
Room utilization 49.7 % (-2.0)
Unsold rooms 76,300
Bed utilization 40.7 % (-3.2)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Sources: Statistics Sweden, Swedavia