Must-Know Airbnb Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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In the following blog post hosted at, we present an array of insightful statistics regarding the global phenomenon that is Airbnb. From the number of active users to revenue figures and market shares, these statistics shed light on the platform’s immense impact on the travel and accommodation industry. Join us as we delve into the numbers behind Airbnb’s success and influence.

Statistic 1

"In January 2021, Airbnb had 309 million active users."

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Statistic 2

"Airbnb reported $3.378 billion in annual revenues in 2020."

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Statistic 3

"Airbnb has more than 4 million hosts on the platform."

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"28,000+ listings are tiny homes on Airbnb."

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"By the end of 2019, there were 2.9 million hosts on Airbnb globally, with 14% of hosts being in the United States."

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"In 2019, there were over 57,000 Airbnb listings in New York City."

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"There were around 247 million guest arrivals at Airbnb listings worldwide in 2019."

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"Airbnb has a market share of 18.9% in the private accommodation market, as of 2020."

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"55% of Airbnb users are female, and 45% are male."

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"The average price per night for an entire home on Airbnb is $160.47."

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"The average annual earnings of an Airbnb Host in the US is approximately $9,600."

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"About 2 million individuals book accommodations on Airbnb each night."

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"The average age of Airbnb users is 35 years old, with 60% of guests being millennials."

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"There were 50.5 billion minutes spent on Airbnb’s mobile app worldwide in 2020."

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"Guests from the United States accounted for 20% of all nights booked on Airbnb in 2020."

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"Airbnb’s mobile app downloads in the United States exceeded 5.5 million in Q4 2020."

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"Airbnb experienced a 41% drop in bookings from January to February 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic."

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Statistic 18

"The most popular destination for Airbnb bookings in 2020 was Tokyo, Japan."

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In conclusion, the statistics presented here offer a comprehensive snapshot of Airbnb's impressive growth and impact in the global accommodation market. From the sheer number of active users and hosts to the substantial revenues and market share, Airbnb has solidified its position as a major player in the industry. The data on guest arrivals, booking trends, and user demographics shed light on the platform's widespread popularity and reach. However, the statistics also reveal the vulnerability of Airbnb to external factors, as seen in the significant drop in bookings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Overall, these insights provide a valuable overview of Airbnb's current standing and future opportunities for growth and adaptation.

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