Sweden
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January – December 2021

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Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 54.2 mill.
25 %
icon: sweden 46.9 mill.
23 %
icon: foreign 7.3 mill.
40 %
Top 3:
Germany
1.7 mill.
88 %
Norway
801,000
77 %
Denmark
645,000
4 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 18.7 bill. SEK
32 %
Average prices:
Night
344.50 SEK
17.10 SEK
Room
941.20 SEK
37.90 SEK
RevPAR
392.10 SEK
83.90 SEK
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 2,900
1 %
icon: room 118,000
4 %
icon: bed 306,000
3 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 42 %
22 %
icon: bed 31 %
25 %

Registered bed nights increased 25 percent

In Jan–Dec 2021, 54.2 million registered bed nights were recorded in Sweden (+25.1 %), of which 46.9 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 7.3 million nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 23 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 40 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 25 percent from last year's Jan–Dec.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (1.7 million nights).

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

5.9 million air travelers

The airport received a total of 5.9 million passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 13 percent.

Of local passengers, 66.1 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 33.9 %.

In addition, there were 6.0 million passengers departing the airport (+19.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 9.9 million (+17.3 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

7.0 million passengers by ferries (January 2021 - December 2020)

There were 7.0 million arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port decreased 55 percent. Most arrivals were from Finland (1.4 million arrivals).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 18.7 billion SEK

Registered accommodation sales in Jan–Dec were 18.7 billion SEK (+4.5 billion).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
Jan-December 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 940 SEK 4.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 390 SEK 27.2 %
Bed Night (Registered) 340 SEK 5.2 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

2,900 accommodation establishments (+15)
118,000 rooms (+4,200)
306,000 beds (+8,600)

Room utilization 41.7 % (+7.5)
Unsold rooms 69,100
Bed utilization 30.9 % (+6.1)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

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

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