Sweden
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2021

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Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (December 2020)
icon: star 1.8 mill.
48 %
icon: sweden 1.6 mill.
41 %
icon: foreign 230,000
70 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (December 2020)
icon: star 643.7 mill. SEK
64 %
Average prices:
Night
355.00 SEK
163.70 SEK
Room
824.00 SEK
175.00 SEK
RevPAR
169.00 SEK
280.20 SEK
Capacity icon
Capacity (December 2020)
icon: establishment 2,700
2 %
icon: room 108,000
6 %
icon: bed 282,000
3 %
utilization icon
Utilization (December 2020)
icon: room 0.21
54 %
icon: bed 0.15
52 %

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

1.8 million registered bed nights (December 2020)

In December 2020, 1.8 million bed nights were recorded in Sweden (-47.5 %), of which 1.6 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 230,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 41 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 70 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 48 percent from last year's December.

Between January and December, 38.0 million bed nights (-23.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 5.2 million (-70.2 %) for foreigners in Sweden, in total 43.3 million (-35.8 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

189,000 air travelers

The airport received a total of 189,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 86 percent.

Of local passengers, 68.1 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 31.9 %.

In addition, there were 153,000 passengers departing the airport (-88.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 282,000 (-87.4 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 643.7 million SEK (December 2020)

Registered accommodation sales in December were 643.7 million SEK (-1.1 billion).

Registered January-December sales were 14.2 billion SEK and they decreased 15.3 billion euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2020
Amount
Change jan-December 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 820 SEK -17.5 % 900 SEK -13.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 350 SEK -31.6 % 330 SEK -25.0 %
Revpar (Registered) 169 SEK -62.4 % 310 SEK -49.2 %

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (December 2020)

Registered Accommodation

2,700 accommodation establishments (-43)
108,000 rooms (-6,700)
282,000 beds (-8,000)

Room utilization 20.5 % (-24)
Unsold rooms 85,600
Bed utilization 15.4 % (-17)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "sweden + keyword"

Google searches for "sweden" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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Sources: Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Statistics Sweden, Swedavia, Trafa

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