Sweden
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2023

Sweden: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 3.2 mill.
6 %
icon: sweden 2.5 mill.
11 %
icon: foreign 669,000
21 %
Top 3:
United States
86,500
48 %
Norway
85,500
64 %
Germany
65,000
9 %
icon: star 1.7 mill.
icon: sweden 1.4 mill.
icon: foreign 319,000
Average prices:
Night
710.20 SEK
233.20 SEK
Room
1,227.90 SEK
212.90 SEK
RevPAR
518.50 SEK
119.00 SEK
icon: establishment 3,100
14 %
icon: room 148,000
22 %
icon: bed 328,000
8 %
icon: Instagram followers 1,700
0 %
icon: Facebook followers 1,300
icon: Twitter followers 127
0 %

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

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

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

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

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.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2022
Amount
Change jan-December 2022
Amount
Change
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)

Registered Accommodation

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

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

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Sources: Socialblade, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia

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