Key findings: P6410 - Tourist accommodation, July 2022

Measured in nominal terms (current prices), total income for the tourist accommodation industry increased by 191,6% in July 2022 compared with July 2021.


Income from accommodation increased by 140,0% year-on-year in July 2022, the result of a 116,6% increase in the number of stay unit nights sold and a 10,8% increase in the average income per stay unit night sold.


In July 2022, all accommodation types recorded positive year-on-year growth in income from accommodation. The largest year-on-year increases in income from accommodation were reported by:

  • hotels (265,8% and contributing 85,1 percentage points); and
  • guest-houses and guest-farms (237,7% and contributing 9,6 percentage points).


Income from accommodation increased by 81,0% in the three months ended July 2022 compared with the three months ended July 2021. The main contributors to this increase were:

  • hotels (151,3% and contributing 54,2 percentage points); and
  • ‘other’ accommodation (41,7% and contributing 22,5 percentage points).


Seasonally adjusted income from accommodation increased by 4,6% month-on-month in July 2022. The largest positive month-on-month growth rates were recorded for:

  • caravan parks and camping sites (78,1%); and
  • hotels (7,4%).