Bolt releases data insights on usage in Nigeria for 2022: Have you seen your 2022 Bolt wrap-up? You should go on the app and see what the stats say about you. Bolt has released its insights for 2022 showing interesting information like the city in Nigeria that use Bolt the most to move around, popular request locations and destinations, and even famous delicacies in Nigeria, according to Bolt Food.
Bolt, the ride-hailing service provider, today released data on how Nigerians moved around, the popular request locations and destinations, and the famous delicacies ordered by its users in Nigeria in 2022.
According to the data insight, the 27th of May – Children’s Day – was the most popular day for Bolt ride-hailing in Nigeria last year. Abuja, Lagos, and Port Harcourt were the cities with the highest record of rides.
For Bolt Food, the 22nd of June was the most popular day, while the Refuel Spicy Rice Meal was the most popular delicacy on the food platform, which was ordered over 5,000 times.
Abuja had the highest number of rides in Nigeria. On Children’s Day, over 90,000 rides were ordered in Abuja alone which resulted in that day being the busiest on the app. The most popular day in Lagos was the 6th of May when over 120,000 rides were ordered.
The 14th of February witnessed the highest number of rides in Calabar and Owerri, with over 10,000 rides each. In Abeokuta, it was Independence Day, while it was the first day of the year in Lokoja.
Bolt’s insight on tips given to drivers shows Port Harcourt had the highest tip with N25,000.00; Owerri was N19,400.00; and the third was Yenagoa with N10,700.00. Lagos and Abuja recorded their highest tip of N3,000.00 each.
The most famous pick-up destination was Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos, with over 200,000 pick-ups, while Shoprite Ikeja City Mall was the most renowned destination in Lagos, with over 122,000 drop-offs. However, Wuse Market Road, Abuja, Nigeria, was the most popular destination, with over 130,000 drop-offs. Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, came second with over 124,000 drop-offs.
In 2022, some riders used the platform almost 1,000 times to commute to different destinations. In Lagos, the highest rider used the platform a record of over 1,200 times, Port Harcourt had someone who used the ride-hailing service over 1,100 times, and Owerri had over 980 rides from one rider.
Bolt Food is currently only in Lagos but could be expanded into other states soon, according to Bolt. Beef is the most popular dish ordered in the state, with almost 3,000 orders.
According to information on its website, Bolt is the first European mobility super-app. The company says it is “fighting for better cities and against private cars, offering a better alternative to every purpose a private car serves – including ride-hailing, shared cars and scooters, and food and grocery delivery.” It has over 40 million customers and operates in over 45 countries, including Nigeria.