Airbnb News: New Jersey Airbnb Hosts Have Earned $ 825 Million Since 2010
Today, Airbnb released a new economic report on our emergence as a platform that generates significant revenue for our 4 million guests and revenue for their 100,000+ cities and towns around the world, including new data on this impact on our New Jersey guest community.
The report was released ahead of a panel discussion with Airbnb co-founder and chief strategy officer Nathan Blecharczyk, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and other business leaders on the importance of broadband to the foundation of a “proprietary economy” – an economy that keeps more returns of market activity in line with the communities and people who power these platforms.
According to the report:
The typical American host earned more than $ 8,000 from January to September 2021, which is almost a month and a half of extra pay for the median American household and is more than most Americans received in stimulus payments provided. by the government.
Hostesses in the United States, which make up 60% of our host community in the United States, earned more than $ 4 billion in the first three quarters of 2021.
To date, hosts around the world have earned over $ 140 billion hosting guests through our platform, including over $ 54 billion in the United States alone.
In New Jersey, Airbnb hosts have earned $ 825 million since 2010.
We have collected and disbursed over $ 4 billion in tourism taxes around the world, including $ 520 million in U.S. communities from May to August 2021.
The world is undergoing a revolution in the way we live and work. Technologies like Zoom make it possible to work from home – Airbnb makes it possible to work from any home. As this travel revolution unfolds, Airbnb looks forward to working with local governments – including in New Jersey – to grow the homeownership economy, helping more people and places to take care of. their future in tourism.
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