In the tourism year 2018/19 (= November 2018 to October 2019), around 1.13 million beds were available in 68 000 commercial and private accommodation establishments. Compared to the previous year, the number of beds increased by 1.0%, that of the accommodation establishments by 2.4%.
About half of the bed supply (excluding camping; 50.6%) was found in the Bundesländer with the most overnight stays, Tyrol (350 800) and Salzburg (222 900).
The total number of available beds was 73.3% (831 400) in commercial and 26.7% (302 400) in private companies. 83.0% of overnight stays were commercial, 17.0% private. However, with a significantly higher number of beds in commercial companies (share: 73.3%), the share of commercial companies (31.7%) was significantly lower than that of private companies (68.3%).
The occupancy rate in commercial accommodation facilities was 41.7% in the winter season and 42.1% in summer season.
The highest occupancy in all types of accommodation (except camping) was found in the federal capital Vienna (winter: 54.4%, summer: 64.1%), followed by Tyrol with 44.2% in the winter season and Burgenland with 41.2% in the summer season.
An analysis of data concerning municipalities shows that the largest bed providers in winter 2018/19 and summer 2019 were Vienna (79 041 and 81 389 beds), Saalbach-Hinterglemm (17 688 and 14 978 beds), Sölden (17 328 in the winter season) and the city of Salzburg (15 521 beds in the summer season). The highest proportion of private beds was recorded in Zell am See (winter: 33.4%, summer: 34.4%). The highest share of private beds was recorded in winter and summer for Salzburg (77 and 80 beds, respectively), St. Anton am Arlberg and Schladming (17 beds), and in summer Zell am See with 17 beds the lowest. The highest commercial share of beds was in Salzburg (winter and summer 97.1%). The highest number of guest beds per 1 000 inhabitants was observed in the winter season in Obertauern and in the summer season in Ischgl.
|Accommodation establishments and bedplaces by Austrian Laender and type of accommodation 2019|
Changes compared to the reference period November 2017 to October 2018, winter season 2017/18 and summer season 2018 (in %)
|Occupancy ratio (based on beds) in % separated by the winter season 2018/19 and the summer season 2019|
|Occupancy ratio (based on beds) in % separated by winter and summer season from 2004 until 2019 by Austrian Laender|
|Bed supply by reporting communes in the winter season 2018/19|
|Bed supply by reporting communes in the summer season 2019|
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