At Airbnb, we want to learn about our community's positive impact on the cities we love, visit, and share. Over the past years, we conducted economic impact studies in cities around the world. This is a summary of what we've discovered.
79% of travellers want to explore a specific neighbourhood
91% of travellers want to "live like a local"
74% of Airbnb are properties outside the main hotel districts
Airbnb guests stay2.1x longer than typical visitors
Airbnb guests spend2.1x more than typical visitors
42% of guest spending is in the neighbourhoods where they stayed
81% of hosts share the home in which they live
52% are low to moderate income
53% say that hosting helped them stay in their home
48% of host income is used to pay for regular household expenses like rent and groceries