Gap Year Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Gap Year Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Here are a few of the most interesting Gap Year statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Gap Year Statistics and FactsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Gap Year stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

Gap Year Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1998
  • Founders: Peter Pedrick and Tom Griffiths
  • Headquarters: London, UK
  • Parent Company: Flight Centre

Gap Year Statistics

Number of active users:

4 million

Last updated 10/22/18

What is Gap Year? is a social network and travel advice website committed to providing you with everything you need to know about taking a gap year. We were created by backpackers, for backpackers, and offer expert advice on travelling, volunteering and working abroad, all tied together with inspirational ideas, opportunities and products. (source)