Market Profile: Sweden
Swedish Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Sweden
SWEDISH ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Arrivals
204
219
269
292
301
314
322
58%
% Change
-9%
7%
23%
9%
3%
4%
3%
 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Receipts
$480
$506
$635
$665
$675
$674
n/a
n/a
% Change
-3%
5%
25%
5%
2%
0%
n/a
 

SWEDISH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
Regions & States Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
36.8%
118
39.8%
125
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
**
**
13.3%
42
PACIFIC ISLANDS
**
**
4.7%
15
WEST NORTH CENTRAL
**
**
2.6%
8
New York
26.5%
85
24.6%
77
California
**
**
29.4%
92

SWEDISH VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
Cities Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
New York City
25.7%
83
23.5%
74

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
  2000 1999 % Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
46%
47%
-1
Business
42%
37%
5
Visit Friends and Relatives
38%
42%
-4
Attend Convention
5%
8%
-4
Prepaid Package
5%
11%
-6
First International Trip
16%
21%
-5
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Private Automobile
35%
35%
0
Rented Automobile
33%
31%
2
Airline in U.S.
25%
32%
-7
Bus between Cities
5%
9%
-4
Rail between Cities
4%
10%
-6

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
17.3
24.3
-29%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
n/a
n/a
n/a
Average Number of States Visited
1.6
1.9
-16%

 

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/aInformation not available.

Source:U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Publication Date:June 2001