Overnight accommodation; guests, overnight stays, occupancy, key figures

Overnight accommodation; guests, overnight stays, occupancy, key figures

Periods Leisure accommodation Group accommodation Occupancy (%)
2020 September 15.2
2020 October 8.4
2020 November 5.1
2020 December 7.1
2021 January* 0.9
2021 February* 1.3
2021 March* 1.6
2021 April* 4.9
2021 May* 7.7
2021 June* 16.5
2021 July* 27.5
2021 August* 30.5
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table presents an overview of the occupancy of accommodation and the number of guests and their overnight stays in the Netherlands in all hotels, motels, boarding houses, apartments with hotel services, youth accommodation and bed & breakfasts with at least 5 sleeping places, campsites with at least 4 pitches and holiday parks and group accommodation with at least 10 sleeping places. The figures can be broken down by type of accommodation.

Data available from: 2012

Status of the figures:
The figures for the reporting year 2021 are provisional figures. The figures until 2020 are final.

Changes as of 25 October 2021:
The figures for August 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
Figures of a new month become available within three months after the end of that month, these are provisional figures. The figures for the complete year are revised one month after publication of the December figures, these are revised provisional figures. Two months later definite figures will be published.

Description topics

Leisure accommodation
Campsites, holiday parks and group accommodation.

Campsite:
A campsite is an area where people can stay overnight in tents, touring and on-site caravans, camper vans and cabins.
A threshold of at least 4 camping pitches is used.

Holiday park:
An area with, holiday homes, cottages or apartments which are mainly rented out by the park management
Apartments with hotel services, are not included in holiday parks, but in hotels.
Apartments rented without hotel services, which are often part of a larger building, are included in holiday parks.
A threshold of at least 10 beds is used.

Group accommodation:
Accommodation providing lodging mainly for groups (not families), with at least 10 beds in rooms, dormitories , holiday chalets, cabin apartments or tents which guests may have to share with others.
The term ‘group accommodation’ includes:
- farms providing accommodation for groups on
- large holiday homes
- holiday camps
- nature camps
- stables
- sailing/outdoor adventure organisations.
Group accommodation
Accommodation providing lodging mainly for groups (not families), with at least 10 beds in rooms, dormitories , holiday chalets, cabin apartments or tents which guests may have to share with others.
The term ‘group accommodation’ includes:
- farms providing accommodation for groups on
- large holiday homes
- holiday camps
- nature camps
- stables
- sailing/outdoor adventure organisations.

Occupancy
The number of nights spent by tourists in a given period divided by the product of the number of sleeping places in accommodations (that are currently open for guests) and the number of days of the period in question.
For example, the number of nights spent in March amounts to 1800 overnight stays and the number of sleeping places in the open accommodations is 150.
The (net) occupancy rate in March is 1 800/(31 x 150), expressed as a percentage this results to 39%.