Canadian adults view on job creation impact due to online short term rentals 2018

This statistic displays the opinion of Canadian adults on the impact short-term rental platforms have on the creation of jobs in a neighborhood, according to a survey conducted in 2018. Overall 48 percent of the respondents had a neutral attitude towards the impact of short-term rental platforms like Airbnb on job creation. 19 percent of those surveyed were of the opinion that short-term rental platforms had a somewhat positive impact on the creation of jobs.

What kind of impact do online short-term rental platforms have on job creation in a neighborhood?

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Release date

September 2018



Survey time period

August 25-27, 2018

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Would you say that online short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb have a positive, a somewhat positive, a neutral, a somewhat negative or a negative impact on job creation in a neighborhood?"

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