Diversity Trend of Lyft Drivers

Diversity Trend of Lyft Drivers
Diversity Trend of Lyft Drivers

Proof Point

Lyft drivers highly diversified with more than half identifying with minority group and three in ten female in 2017

Diversity Trend of Lyft Drivers

2017 (percentage)

Note: Data from Lyft’s 2018 Economic Impact survey of 30,000 passengers and 37,000 drivers in 52 major cities

Proof Point Findings

  • Lyft – U.S.-based real time ridesharing app operating in cities in North America
  • Racial Minority Participation – 56% of Lyft drivers in 2017 identify with minority group
  • Gender Diversification – Three in ten Lyft drivers are female
  • Elders and Veterans – 23% of Lyft drivers are over age of 50 years old, with 10% being armed forces veterans
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include increasing accessibility of real-time, on-demand services, more efficient use of underutilized assets, and additional income source potential of sharing economy


Market Disruption


Transportation and Logistics


Date Last Updated

October 24, 2018

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