Here are Hong Kong’s stats for 2017
You can tell a lot about countries and cities by how they move: Where do people spend their weekends? Which dishes are most ordered and when? We’ve uncovered some interesting trends that have made 2017 yet another year to remember.
Timing is everything. 7:00 pm means a lot of things to different people in Hong Kong: getting home for some family time, grabbing a happy-hour drink with colleagues, or catching up with friends over dinner. Hongkongers took the most trips at this time of the day, suggesting that we knock off from work at 6:30 pm onwards before plotting a speedy escape.
But Friday is when things get really hectic, as we found. Hongkongers definitely know how to max out their weekends. This year, the most Ubers were taken on the 19th of May, which also happens to be the Affordable Art Fair — coincidence? We’ll let you decide.
Meanwhile, Uber Eats data showed how Hongkongers take their food seriously. The most ordered dish on Uber Eats was Sour and Spicy Mixian while the biggest date for food delivery orders was 13th of August – what an ultimate stay-in Sunday!
Wanderlust runs through a Hongkongers’ veins, with Uber being used in 588 cities in 80 countries. Around the world in 80 days? Scratch that – make it 80 countries! Popular countries to visit among Hong Kong Uber users include Singapore, UK, Thailand, Australia with USA coming out tops as the most popular holiday destination this year.
Hong Kong also celebrated being 1/156th of Uber’s 5 billionth ride globally in May. Adding to the backseat action, a baby named Raphael came into the world in April. She’s Uber’s youngest ever passenger in Hong Kong.
Want to know more about how you moved in 2017? Take a look back at your own #YearWithUber.
Hong Kong’s Year with Uber 2017
Most popular weekday
Most popular time
Most popular date for Uber in 2017
Top 5 travel destinations
USA, Singapore, UK, Thailand, Australia
Most popular date for Uber Eats orders in 2017
Most popular cuisine
Most popular dish
Sour and Spicy Mixian
Top 5 dishes
Sour and Spicy Mixian
Pork Bone Soup
Iced Black Milk Tea with Pearls