The recent and rapid growth of private short-term accommodation platforms such as Airbnb and VRBO has raised questions about the impact of this activity on Canadian society. In an effort to appropriately measure this activity, Statistics Canada has sought alternative measurement methods to help estimate the private short-term accommodation market in Canada, the provinces and territories for 2015 to 2018. This presentation will provide an overview of the data sources and methods used to derive these initial estimates.
This is an intermediate-level webinar led by a subject matter expert. Some concepts may be a bit advanced for users unfamiliar with the topic.