South Africa, Kenya Ranked as Uber’s Top Two African Markets

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South Africa, Africa’s most developed economy, and Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, have been ranked as Uber’s most vibrant markets on the continent.

Uber has 363,000 active users in Kenya. This figure was released by the company to mark its fourth year of operation on the continent.

The statistics also show that South Africa is Uber’s biggest market in Africa with 969,000 active users, more than double the number of users active in second-placed Kenya.

The data, released Thursday, also showed that 5,000 and 12,000 Uber drivers are signed up in Kenya and South Africa, respectively.

Kenya remains Uber’s most vibrant market in the region as Uganda and Tanzania have 48,000 and 53,000 active riders, with each country signing-up 1,000 drivers.


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