Use of ride hailing apps and/or taxi cabs in U.S. by generation 2018

This statistic depicts the share of adults in the United States who have used a ride-hailing app, taxi cab or both over the past year in 2018, broken down by generation. During the survey, 66 percent of Boomers in the U.S. stated they have used neither service during the last year.

Share of adults in the United States who have used a ride-hailing app, taxi cab or both over the past year in 2018, by generation

Ridehailing appTaxi cabBoth a ridehailing app and taxi cabNeither
Generation Z 36%5%13%46%
Millennial 31%8%16%45%
Generation X 17%13%17%53%
Boomers13%11%10%66%
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 27 to 29, 2018

Number of respondents

2,201 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: 'In the past year, have you used a ride-hailing app, taxi cab, or both?'
Examples of ride-hailing apps are Uber and Lyft.
Generation Z is defined by the source as 18-21 years old.
Millennia is defined by the source as 22-37 years old.
Generation X is defined by the source as 38-53 years old.
Boomers is defined by the source as 54-72 years old.

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