Ride Sharing


  • Online carpooling platforms that help users organize carpools (e.g. BlaBlaCar)
  • Online platforms that let users book rides offered by drivers using their private passenger cars (e.g. Uber)
  • Taxi companies that offer their services through an app (e.g. myTaxi)


  • Taxi rides booked offline with taxi companies (e.g. by telephone)
  • Carpools organized offline (e.g. to pick up colleagues)
  • Car sharing (i.e. services that let users rent cars that they drive themselves such as car2go)
Market definition


United States

  • Revenue in the "Ride Sharing" segment amounts to US$11,790m in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 21.7 % resulting in a market volume of US$25,899m in 2021.
  • User penetration is at 17.4 % in 2017 and is expected to hit 25.8 % in 2021.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) currently amounts to US$260.90.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in the United States (US$11,790m in 2017).
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