Uber Statistics, User Counts, Facts & News (2022)

Last Updated on: May 13th, 2022

Uber Statistics User Counts Facts News


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


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Uber Facts

What is Uber?

We’re committed to your safety at Uber. We’ve established a Door-to-Door Safety Standard to help you feel safe every time you ride. And with Uber, your destination is at your fingertips. Just open the app and enter where you want to go, and a nearby driver will help you get there reliably. (source)

Uber History

  • 2009 – Uber launches as UberCab
  • 2011 – Uber launches in New York City
  • 2011 – Uber expands beyond the US (Paris)
  • 2012 – Uber launches in London and launches UberX
  • 2013 – Uber launches in Latin America, India, China, Russia, Middle East and Africa
  • 2014 – Uber launches UberPool and UberFresh
  • 2015 – UberFresh becomes UberEats
  • 2016 – Uber China is sold to Didi Chuxing
  • 2017 – Dara Khosrowshahi replaces Travis Kalanick as Uber CEO
  • 2017 – Uber launches Uber Freight
  • 2018 – Uber launches Express POOL, Uber Cash, Uber Pro and Uber Rewards
  • 2019 – Uber reportedly buys Careem for $3.1 billion
  • 2019 – Uber launches Uber freight in Europe
  • 2019 – Uber goes public

Uber User Count

How many people use Uber?


Number of Uber app downloads in 2018:

155 million


How many Uber drivers are there?

3.5 million Uber drivers

Last updated 1/1/21


Uber Revenue Totals

Uber revenue (annual):

Uber revenue statistics

Uber Annual Revenue Chart 2014-2020 (In Billions)


Uber net income (annual):

Uber revenue statistics

Uber Net Income Chart 2014-2020 (In Billions)


Additional Uber Statistics

Amount that Uber has paid drivers to date:

$78 billion

Last updated 4/11/19


Average number of Uber trips per day:

17 million

Last updated 6/5/19


Amount that Uber drivers earned in tips in the feature’s first year:

$600 million


How many Uber trips have been taken?

10 billion rides

Last updated 12/6/18


Distance driven by Uber vehicles in 2018:

26 billion miles


Number of cities Uber is in:

700 cities

Last updated 4/11/19


Average number of daily Uber trips:

15 million rides

Last updated 12/6/18


Number of countries Uber is in:

65 countries

Last updated 12/6/18


Uber’s share of the US hailing market in 2018:

69.2%


Uber’s share of the US hailing market in 2016:

84-87%


 

How many Uber users in London?

3.5 million

Last updated 4/30/19


Reported amount Uber raised in funding:

$21 billion

Last updated 5/23/18


According to their lost and found, the most common item to be forgotten in an Uber is a phone.


Number of Uber trips (annual):


Uber gross bookings (annual):


Uber total trips milestones:

  • 1 billionth trip: March 2016
  • 2 billionth trip: October 2016
  • 5 billionth trip: September 2017
  • 10 billionth trip: September 2018

Number of Uber Rewards members:

20 million

Last updated 11/4/19


Number of Uber Employees:

19,000 Uber employees

Last updated 5/8/18


Median hourly pay for Uber drivers in the US (with tip):

$14.73

Last updated 10/2/18


Number of Uber Freight downloads:

328,000

Last updated 3/22/19


Percentage of US truckers that use the Uber Freight app:

12%

Last updated 3/22/19


Percentage of Uber drivers that were unemployed before working with Uber:

23%

Last updated 7/28/18


 

Percentage of Uber downloads in 2018 that came from Brazil:

19.6%


Percentage of Uber downloads in 2018 that came from US:

17.1%


Number of Uber drivers in Taiwan:

10,000 registered drivers

Last updated 3/27/19


Number of Uber users in Taiwan:

3 million users

Last updated 3/27/19


 

Reported number of people who deleted their Uber accounts during #DeleteUber:

200,000


Uber’s share of the ride-hailing market in India:

50%

Last updated 2/8/20


Average number of Uber rides per week in India:

14 million rides per week

Last updated 2/8/20


Amount that Softbank invested in Uber in late 2017:

$10 billion


Softbank’s reported ownership share of Uber:

15%

Last updated 12/28/17


Percentage of Uber’s employees that are men:

63.9%

Last updated 3/28/17


Percentage of Uber’s employees that are women:

36.1%

Last updated 3/28/17


Uber Eats Statistics:

Number of restaurants that participate in Uber Eats:

220,000

Last updated 4/11/19


How many people use Uber Eats:

15 million

Last updated 4/11/19


Uber Eats share of the global meal delivery market (by transactions):

29%

Last updated 5/14/19


Uber Eats revenue for 2019:

$2.510 billion


Uber Eats revenue for 2018:

$1.5 billion


Uber Eats gross bookings in 2018:

$7.9 billion


Number of cities across the globe that Uber Eats is available in:

500

Last updated 4/11/19


Number of countries across the globe that Uber Eats is available in:

35

Last updated 8/8/18


Amount Uber paid for Drizly:

$1.1 billion


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Uber statistics 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%.


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