Lyft Number of Active Riders

Lyft Number of Active Riders (quarterly) 2018-2021

Number of riders in millions.

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Lyft Number of Active Riders (quarterly) 2018-2021

Number of riders in millions.

Riders/quarter20202021
Q121.21113.494
q28.68817.142
Q312.51318.942
Q412.55218.728

The number of active riders of Lyft grew significantly in 2021 but remained lower than 2019 after having fallen very low in 2020 due to the pandemic. At the end of 2021, the number of Lyft Active riders was 18.728 million compared to 12.552 million at the end of 2020 and 22.9 million at the end of 2019.

However, Lyft's revenue per active rider grew in 2021 compared to 2020. In the fourth quarter of 2021, the net revenue per active rider grew to $51.79 compared to $45.40 during the same period in 2020. Lyft experienced signifcant growth in revenue in 2021 compared to 2020. Its net revenue for 2021 was $3.2 billion compared to $2.6 billion in 2020.

Riders/Quarter2018 (million)2019 (million)2020 (mn)
Q11420.521.2
Q215.521.88.7
Q317.422.312.5
Q418.622.912.55

The number of Lyft Active Riders at the end of 2019 was 22.9 million. In the first quarter of 2020, it fell to 21.2 million and then as a result of the pandemic fell to 8.7 milllion in the second quarter. For the last two quarters of 2020, the number of Lyft Active Riders was 12.5 million.

 The number of Lyft active riders in the third quarter of 2019 grew to 22.3 million compared to 17.4 million in the third quarter of 2018; YoY growth of 28%. Lyft was founded in 2012 and has more than 30 million riders and 2 million drivers. It operates in the US and Canada and has its headquarters in SanFrancisco, California, United States.