Number of bed places per 100 inhabitants in urban areas

Figure Created 30 May 2017 Last modified 30 May 2017
The indicator presents the tourism intensity as number of bed places per 100 inhabitants in urban areas by NUTS2. The number of bed places in an establishment or dwelling is determined by the number of persons who can stay overnight in the beds set up in the establishment (dwelling), ignoring any extra beds that may be set up by customer request. The term bed place applies to a single bed, double beds are counted as two bed places. The unit serves to measure the capacity of any type of accommodation. A bed place is also a place on a pitch or in a boat on a mooring to accommodate one person. One camping pitch should equal four bed places if the actual number of bed places is not known. Urban areas ares include: - Cities (alternative name: densely-populated areas): at least 50 % of the population lives in an urban centre (an urban centre is a cluster of contiguous grid cells of 1 km2 with a density of at least 1500 inhabitants per km2 and a minimum population of 50 000). -Towns and suburbs (alternative name: intermediate density areas): less than 50 % lives in an urban centre but more than 50 % of the population lives in an urban cluster (An urban cluster is a cluster of contiguous grid cells of 1 km2 with a density of at least 300 inhabitants per km2 and a minimum population of 5 000).

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Temporal coverage: 2014. UK data from 2013.

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