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Occupancy of tourism accommodation. By type Catalonia
Travellers (thousands) Hotel establishments Campsites Rural tourism Overnight stays (thousands) Hotel establishments Campsites Rural tourism Occupancy rate (%) Hotel establishments Campsites Rural tourism
2021 13,671.9 10,238.1 3,035.7 398.1 40,356.0 25,588.7 13,669.1 1,098.2 46.2 41.3 24.1
2020 7,863.4 5,895.9 1,692.4 275.1 21,441.0 13,312.0 7,318.6 810.4 37.4 35.5 23.3
2019 24,643.7 20,752.4 3,387.5 503.8 76,665.8 58,235.8 17,169.1 1,260.9 69.1 44.5 23.0
2018 23,778.7 20,045.3 3,248.2 485.2 74,788.1 56,745.3 16,778.0 1,264.8 67.8 43.4 23.5
2017 23,473.2 19,772.0 3,260.6 440.6 75,311.0 57,220.5 16,888.4 1,202.1 68.8 43.9 22.3
2016 22,492.4 19,094.4 3,003.8 394.2 72,427.5 55,550.6 15,766.2 1,110.7 67.1 42.7 21.5
2015 20,821.8 17,686.4 2,750.0 385.4 68,298.4 51,982.1 15,235.7 1,080.6 63.4 42.4 21.3
2014 19,700.9 16,754.3 2,613.8 332.8 65,557.0 50,018.6 14,600.8 937.6 61.1 41.0 19.9
2013 18,974.6 16,207.7 2,498.4 268.5 64,536.1 49,295.5 14,494.2 746.4 60.5 38.7 18.3
2012 18,863.8 16,236.9 2,336.0 290.9 63,516.0 48,376.5 14,279.4 860.1 60.0 39.1 18.9
2011 19,240.6 16,506.3 2,422.4 311.9 63,316.4 48,173.7 14,214.8 928.0 60.4 39.8 19.8
2010 18,468.8 15,727.7 2,442.8 298.3 59,661.3 45,336.1 13,424.6 900.6 57.5 38.2 20.7
2009 16,815.2 14,031.3 2,453.1 330.8 55,085.9 40,742.2 13,322.5 1,021.2 56.0 40.1 24.0
2008 17,015.4 14,437.7 2,577.7 336.7 57,026.9 42,150.2 13,859.4 1,017.3 60.0 41.1 26.3
2007 17,409.4 14,425.2 2,668.8 315.4 57,338.4 42,283.7 14,093.8 960.9 63.6 41.9 26.1
2006 17,161.7 14,252.9 2,638.4 270.4 57,094.5 42,076.0 14,169.6 848.9 63.0 42.2 24.7
2005 14,908.2 12,146.1 2,533.8 228.3 54,324.4 40,124.9 13,482.1 717.4 61.2 40.4 24.4
2004 14,498.6 11,558.7 2,732.9 206.9 52,165.2 38,115.9 13,373.3 676.1 59.5 40.7 25.1
2003 13,891.9 10,775.0 2,940.3 176.6 51,339.1 36,925.0 13,885.2 528.9 59.9 39.3 24.8
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's surveys of tourism accommodation occupancy.
Notes:
- Occupancy of tourism accommodation, does not include apartments.
- Between 14 March and 21 June 2020, it is in force the Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March, which declares the state of alarm for the management of the health crisis situation caused by Covid-19.

Last update: February 2, 2022. Revised series on September 21, 2022.

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Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Occupancy rate by rooms
Ratio, as a percentage, between the average number of rooms occupied a day during the month and the total number of rooms available.
Occupancy rate by places
Ratio, as a percentage, between the total number of places occupied during the month and those available in the campsite for the same period multiplied by the days of the month of reference.
Overnight stay
Each of the nights that a traveller stays in an establishment used for collective accommodation or in a private form of tourist accommodation.
Traveller
Person who moves outside of their usual environment. Travellers are classified by their place of residence, which in the case of residents of Spain is the autonomous community they usually reside in. The term traveller in the occupancy section is used as a synonym of tourist or a person that stays for at least one night in any form of accommodation.

Methodological aspects

In 2003, the Generalitat established a geo-touristic division of the country into 10 tourism brands.

In 2011, the Catalan Tourism Agency approved the creation of a new tourism brand called Costa Barcelona. This brand covers the territory of the former regions of Costa del Garraf and Costa de Barcelona-Maresme.

In 2015, two changes were made to the tourism brands, approved by the Catalan Tourist Board. The first change is that the counties El Vallès Oriental and El Vallès Occidental, which used to be a part of the Catalunya Central brand, as of 2015 will come under the Costa Barcelona brand.The second change is to the name of the brand: Catalunya Central will now be known as Paisatges de Barcelona.

This means that Catalonia is now divided into nine tourism brands:

  • Barcelona: Barcelonès.
  • Catalunya Central: Anoia, Bages, Osona, Vallès Occidental and Vallès Oriental.
  • Costa Barcelona: Alt Penedès, Baix Llobregat, Garraf and Maresme
  • Costa Brava: Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà, Gironès, Pla de l'Estany and Selva.
  • Costa Daurada: Alt Camp, Baix Camp, Baix Penedès, Conca de Barberà, Priorat and Tarragonès.
  • Pirineus: Alt Urgell, Alta Ribagorça, Berguedà, Cerdanya, Garrotxa, Pallars Jussà, Pallars Sobirà, Ripollès and Solsonès.
  • Terres de Lleida: Garrigues, Noguera, Pla d'Urgell, Segarra, Segrià and Urgell.
  • Terres de l'Ebre: Baix Ebre, Montsià, Ribera d'Ebre and Terra Alta.
  • Val d'Aran: Val d'Aran.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".