Airbnb Revenue and Usage Statistics (2022)

Airbnb started in 2008 with two designers with a place to share, hosting three travelers looking for a place to stay. It is an e-commerce platform based on accommodation and service that brings together owners who want to rent their homes and people looking for accommodation in that area for a limited time. 

Company Profile

Founders: Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk

Founded Date: 2008

Headquarter: San Francisco, California

Number of Employees: 10000+

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Airbnb Usage Statistics (2022)

+ For the first quarter of 2022, Airbnb guests booked 102.1 million nights and experiences, representing a year-over-year increase of 59%. Four million hosts have listed 142.7 million properties around the world. (Yahoo Finance)

+ Airbnb ended Q1 2022 with over 6 million active listings.

Number of Airbnb Listings
6 million
2020 5.6 million
20197 million
20186 million
20174 million
20162.1 million
20151.2 million
20140.8 million
20130.3 million
20120.12 million

+ In Q1 2022, Airbnb reported 102.1 million nights and experiences booked.

YearAirbnb Bookings
Q1 2022102.1 million
2021300 million
2020193 million
2019272 million
2018140 million
2017115 million
201652 million

+ In May 2021, Airbnb and Vrbo’s US downloads rose 38% and reached 1.8 million. They’re projected to hit 11.3 million downloads in the first half of 2021.

+ As the coronavirus pandemic forced consumers to stay home, Airbnb customers canceled more than $1 billion in bookings as of June 2020. (Fortune)

+ As of September 2020, an average host has earned $7,900 annually through Airbnb. 

+ From its launch in August 2008 to October 2020, hosts on Airbnb have earned more than $ 110 billion in total.

+ As of September 2020, the number of hosts all-time on Airbnb exceeded 4 million. 

+ In week 14 of 2020, short-term rental bookings on the Airbnb platform saw a 95 percent drop over the previous year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. (Statista)

+ In 2019, Airbnb bookings more than quadrupled since 2015. (Statista)

Airbnb Revenue Statistics (2022)

+ For Q1 2022, Airbnb revenue was $1.5 billion, an increase of 70% from Q1 2021.

Airbnb Revenue
Q1 2022$1.5 billion
Q4 2021$1.5 billion
Q3 2021$2.2 billion
Q2 2021$1.3 billion
Q1 2021$887 million
2020$3.4 billion
2019$4.8 billion
2018$3.6 billion
2017$2.6 billion
2016$1.7 billion
2015$900 million
2014$423 million

+ Airbnb’s gross booking revenue for Q1 2022 was $17.2 billion, up 67% year-over-year.

+ Airbnb revenue for the second quarter of 2021 climbed to $1.3 billion compared with $335 million in the same period last year. nIts et loss narrowed to $68 million in Q2 2021, compared with a loss of $576 million in the year-earlier period. (WSJ)

+ Adjusted EBITDA in Q2 2021 was $217 million. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 16%, an increase of 20% (or 2000 bps) compared to Q2 2019. 

+ Airbnb revenue for the first quarter of 2021 was $887 million, up 5% year-over-year. The company reported a net loss of $1.2 billion for the same time period.

+ Airbnb gross booking value increased 52% to $10.3 billion in the first quarter of 2021.

+ Airbnb filed for an initial public offering in November 2020. 

+ During the nine months ended September 30, Airbnb reported a revenue of $2.5 billion, down 32% year over year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (S-1 Filing)

+ During the nine months ended September 30, 2020, reported a  net cash used in operating activities of $490.6 million, a decrease of $909.7 million year over year. (S-1 Filing)

+ Airbnb opened at $146 on the Nasdaq, far above the IPO price of $68 per share that raised $3.5 billion for the company. The stock hit a high of $165 and closed at $144.71. (Reuters)

Airbnb Valuation

Shares of Airbnb Inc more than doubled in their stock market debut in the second week of December 2020, valuing the home rental firm at just over $100 billion in the biggest U.S. initial public offering (IPO) of 2020 and capping a bumper year in which investors flocked to tech stocks.

Airbnb Valuation
2020$100 billion
2019$35 billion
2018$38 billion
2017$31 billion
2016$30 billion
2015$20 billion

Written by Sophie Blake

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