Market Profile: Sweden
Sweden Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Arrivals
224
204
219
269
292
301
314
40%
% Change
-15%
-9%
7%
23%
9%
3%
4%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Receipts
$497
$480
$506
$635
$665
$675
674
36%
% Change
-14%
-3%
5%
25%
5%
2%
0%
SWEDISH VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1998
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
39.80%
125
38.20%
115
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
13.30%
42
**
**
PACIFIC ISLANDS
4.70%
15
2.30%
7
WEST NORTH CENTRAL
2.60%
8
**
**
SOUTH ATLANTIC
**
**
28.70%
86
PACIFIC
**
**
28.00%
84
California
29.40%
92
25.80%
78
New York
24.60%
77
29.80%
90
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1998
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
New York City
23.50%
74
29.10%
88
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
47%
51%
-4
Visit Friends and Relatives
42%
44%
-3
Business
37%
40%
-3
Attend Convention
8%
11%
-3
Prepaid Package
11%
7%
4
First International Trip
21%
21%
0
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Private Automobile
35%
25%
10
Airline in U.S.
32%
27%
4
Rented Automobile
31%
39%
-8
Rail between Cities
10%
5%
5
Bus between Cities
9%
5%
4
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
24.3
18.8
29%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
n/a
$65
n/a
Average Number of States Visited
1.9
1.8
6%
Notes:  
  Only the census regions, states, and cities are displayed that have a statistically reliable respondent base for the survey year(s).
* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.
** Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.
*** Variance due to rounding.
n/a Information not available.
   
Source:  
  U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis.
   
Publication Date: Oct-00