Bonora Rountree, Inc.

Charts & Summary of Our Uber & Lyft Survey Data

Read our analysis of the employee vs. independent contractor issues here.

Income and Age Are Related to Having Heard of Uber or Lyft

We found a correlation between having heard of Uber or Lyft and respondent income; as a respondent’s income increased, so too did the likelihood that they’d heard of Uber or Lyft.

We also found that respondents aged 25-34 were significantly more likely to have heard of Uber or Lyft than were respondents aged 45-54.


35-44 Year-Olds and 45-54 Year-Olds Disagree About Whether Drivers are Employees or Independent Contractors

We found that our 45-54 year-old respondents were significantly more likely than the 35-44 year-olds were to believe that Uber and Lyft drivers should be considered employees.


Level of Familiarity with the News Stories Doesn’t Determine Attitudes about Drivers’ Employee Classification

Respondents who had an opinion about whether drivers for Uber and Lyft should be classified as independent contractors or employees had higher levels of familiarity with the news stories than the respondents who had no opinion about driver classification.


Men and People in Urban Areas are Familiar with the Uber & Lyft Driver Classification News Stories

We found that men were more likely to have heard of the news stories about whether Uber and Lyft drivers should be classified as independent contractors or employees.

Respondents in urban areas of California were much more familiar with Uber and Lyft than were the people from rural areas in California.


People Who Would Favor the Drivers in a Lawsuit Held Stronger Beliefs that Uber and Lyft are Taking Advantage of Drivers

Not surprisingly, people who said that they would favor the drivers in a lawsuit against Uber and Lyft had a stronger belief that the companies were taking advantage of the drivers by classifying them as independent contractors.

Read our analysis of the employee vs. independent contractor issues here.

 

 

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