Familiarity with sharing economy services in the U.S. 2015-2018

This statistic depicts the share of people in the United States who are familiar with sharing economy services from 2015 to 2018. During the 2018 survey, 83 percent of respondents stated they are familiar with at least one sharing economy service. Sharing economy services include services such as Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and HomeAway.

Share of people in the United States familiar with sharing economy services from 2015 to 2018

Share of respondents
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Release date

June 2018


United States

Survey time period

2015 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,005 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question : "Are you very familiar, somewhat familiar, not very familiar or not at all familiar with the following sharing economy services used for traveling: Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, HomeAway and co-working spaces (WeWork, Regus, Impact Hub Network)?"
Values include respondents who answered "very familiar" or "somewhat familiar" for at least one of the above services.
2015 to 2017 values are taken from previous surveys.
2017 baseline: 1,009.

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