Biggest AirBnB France regions beneficiaries: The French regions that have benefited the most from Airbnb according to the platform

Attendance of tourist accommodation rented by individuals on Internet platforms such as Airbnb, Abritel-Home Away or Leboncoin.fr accounted for 36 million nights billed in 2018 in France, 15% more than in 2017, according to a published estimate in June by INSEE. This still solid progress however marks a slowdown compared to the trend of the previous years: the year 2017 had been marked by a 19% increase, after a rise of 25% in 2016. "In 2018 as in 2017, 83% of leased housing are located in the province, "says INSEE.

Airbnb is the platform that has democratized and accelerated this phenomenon. The Hexagon represents its second market, after the United States, with 16 million passengers in 2018. France has 550,000 homes rented on Airbnb, including 65,000 in Paris alone, specified at the beginning of the year. Parisian. According to the platform, in 2018, the 16 million travelers who used the platform - nearly twice as many as in 2017 - generated more than 9.2 billion euros for the French economy. The majority of these spinoffs come from the expense of travelers on the spot.

It is necessary to take a step back on this estimate: Airbnb derives this amount from an internal international study, based on the sum of the hosts' revenues - calculated by Airbnb for each transaction - and the estimated expenses of the travelers, "evaluated after a survey sent to a representative sample of travelers who made a trip with Airbnb in 2018, "says the report. This type of ranking achieved by the startup is not trivial: criticized because of taxes it pays -160 000 euros for a net turnover of 7.6 million euros - and in conflict with the city of Paris, Airbnb has every interest in defending the idea of ​​a committed brand that brings real financial gains to guests and communities.

Biggest AirBnB France regions beneficiaries


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Here is how much the 13 French regions have benefited the most from Airbnb according to the platform, in descending order of the amounts of financial benefits generated by its customers:

13. Burgundy-Franche-Comté - € 25.3 million

12. Center-Loire Valley - € 26.8 million

11. Hauts-de-France - € 39.5 million

10. Corsica - € 55.3 million

9. Grand Est - € 197.6 million

8. Normandy - € 221.2 million

7. Pays-de-la-Loire - € 327.4 million

6. Brittany - € 477 million

5. New Aquitaine - € 825.7 million

4. Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - € 842.5 million

3. Occitanie - € 906 million

2. Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur - € 1.7 billion

1. Ile-de-France - € 2.3 billion