Uber reveals how Indians got around in 2016, and the results are fascinating

Uber reveals how Indians got around in 2016, and the
results are fascinating

Uber is one of the on-demand apps that have become omnipresent with the daily commute. Uber revealed the top trends of 2016 on how riders used Uber in 2016 and boy, were we surprised by how Indians use the most valuable startup in the world. The app's success can be also traced to the fact that the world has become so connected due to the omnipresence of technology.

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Some of the interesting insights on user behavior were:

Love to travel?

Uber app can be used wherever Uber is. That is a staggering 79 countries! The most popular travel destinations for India-based riders include:


• United States
• United Kingdom
• Singapore
• United Arab Emirates
• Malaysia

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And it was also vice-versa with Visitors from over 70 countries across the world, chose to Uber in India when they visited our country.

Talking about travelers, These international cities are the most popular on-the-rise destinations with global travelers:
• South Coast, UK
• Porto Alegre, Brazil
• Alexandria, Egypt
• Vilnius, Lithuania
• Colombo, Sri Lanka

Weekend frenzy

Riders across India use Uber the most on Fridays and Saturdays.

While Delhi users use the app most frequently on Fridays between 9 am and 10 am, Mumbai users use Uber most frequently on Fridays between 5 pm and 6 pm, while Bangalore riders use Uber most frequently on Saturdays between 6 pm and 7 pm.

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Pool me in!

As of this month, on an average UberPOOL accounted for:
• 31% of all the Uber trips in New Delhi
• 25% of all Uber trips in Bengaluru
• 20% of all the Uber trips in Mumbai, Kolkata, and Hyderabad
• 15% of all the Uber trips in Chennai are on uberPOOL.

Environmental Impact

Reported a cumulative saving of over 32 million kilometers traveled, over 1.5 million liters of fuel and over 3.5 million kgs CO2 emissions since uberPOOL was launched in December 2015.