More and more Dutch zestigplussers renting out home on Airbnb

More and more Dutch zestigplussers renting out home on Airbnb

Increasingly, rent Dutch zestigplussers their homes through Airbnb. The share of seniors in the woningverhuurplatform the past year, almost doubled.

Also in the age groups 50-59 (88 percent), 40-49 (79 percent) and 25-29 (74 percent), there is growth in the number of providers. In total, there are worldwide around 160,000 accommodations offered by zestigplussers on the verhuursite, about 10 percent of the total offer.

According to Airbnb appreciate tenants the zestigplussers better than landlords in other age groups. On average, the seniors more often the maximum rating of five stars.

In France are the most zestigplussers under the woningverhuurders, more than 15 percent. Ireland and Italy (both 13 percent) follow. The netherlands, together with Switzerland and Spain at the last place in the top ten (9 percent).


The rent of the house provides the zestigplusser in the Netherlands an average of 3.290 euro. That is more than the average yield in Europe of € 3,000.

The senior citizens rent their homes for approximately 23 nights per year, nearly two days per month. According to Airbnb to see a lot of older people rent out property as an additional source of income besides the state pension, the pension and income from work. It is in the Netherlands is obliged to have the extra income from renting via the platform to provide to the Tax authorities.

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