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As we all navigate the new reality together, here’s a snapshot of how we’ve positively impacted the communities we serve.

The 2021 DoorDash Economic Impact Report is available for download here.

488k

In 2021, DoorDash supported 488K jobs

68.9B

Support $68.9B in U.S.GDP (larger than the economies of seven U.S. states) through its platform

38.4B

Merchant sales on Marketplace supported $38.4B in U.S. GDP

18.7B

Dasher earnings on the platform supported $18.7B in U.S. GDP

6.3M

In 2021, DoorDash supported 6.3M+ global Dashers

91%

91% of Dashers agree that dashing provides flexibility in their schedules

82%

82% of Dashers say that flexibility enables them to spend time with family or care for loved ones

500K

500,000+ merchant partners were active on the DoorDash platform in the U.S. as of the end of 2021

25B

DoorDash drove over $25 billion in sales for its Marketplace merchants that year

61%

61% of surveyed merchants agree that they prefer DoorDash to operating their own delivery fleet, with the same share agreeing that a third-party platform is good for the restaurant industry.

1.39B

In 2021, DoorDash's platform facilitated 1.39 billion consumer orders globally

77%

77% of surveyed consumers use DoorDash to try a new restaurant they would not have otherwise tried

1:6

About one in six consumers subsequently visited some or all of these restaurants in person, either for take-out or on-premise dining