New Zealand women lead the world in their take-up of Airbnb.
Seven in every 10 Airbnb hosts in New Zealand are women. That is the highest proportion in the world on the platform. Internationally, 55 per cent of Airbnb hosts are women.
Hawke’s Bay is the most female-dominated region in the world, with 78 per cent of its hosts women.
The number of women hosts in New Zealand increased 48 per cent in 2017. Between them, the female Airbnb hosts in New Zealand earnt $147m on the platform last year.