Financial Mail

Airbnb in numbers


irbnb has more than 1m accommodat­ion listings across 34 000 cities and 190 countries.

Around 25m people make use of Airbnb’s services.

On New Year’s Eve more than 500 000 people stayed in an Airbnb-rented property.

Roughly 120 000 people stayed in Brazil in Airbnbrent­ed rooms for the 2014 soccer World Cup from over 150 different countries.

Airbnb hosts in Brazil earned roughly $38m from reservatio­ns during the World Cup. The average host in Rio earned US$4 000 during the month-long tournament — about four times the average monthly salary in Rio.

Nearly 20 000 people per night are currently staying in an Airbnb-rented room in Paris compared with less than 4 000 in 2012.


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