Fluctuo’s new Index proves that shared mobility is here to stay

The latest European Shared Mobility Index, published by Fluctuo, has been released. 

Focusing on the third quarter of 2022, the Index — supported by ARVAL, INVERS, SHARE NOW, and POLIS gives a quarterly overview of the shared mobility market for locations chosen based on variations in size, geography, and market features, encompassing shared bikes, scooters, mopeds and cars.

Q3, or the Third Quarter Index, focuses on 33 European cities: in addition to the 22 key shared mobility markets already being monitored in the previous quarters, it now features Amsterdam (NL), Antwerp (NL), Bucharest (RO), Frankfurt (DE), Tri-City (Gdańsk, Gdynia & Sopot) (PL), Marseille (FR), Riga (LV), Seville (ES), Tallinn (EE), Turin (IT) and Zurich (CH).

Overview of the Index

  • There are over 525,000 shared vehicles in the 33 European cities monitored.
  • In the 33 cities analysed, scooters represent 55% of all vehicles, docked bikes 16%, free-floating bikes 15%, mopeds 6%, and cars 7%.
  • Shared mobility ridership is up 20% from last year’s levels (Q3 2022 vs Q3 2021).
  • Fleet sizes have increased by 52% since the same period in 2021.
  • Cycling infrastructure has a tangible effect on the number of trips in cities, according to the data collected by Fluctuo.
  • Station based bike usage is up 9%
  • Free-floating bike ridership is up 180%
  • Scooter ridership is up 10%
  • Moped ridership is up 11%
  • Car sharing is up 12%
  • Cities with over 1.5 million inhabitants have an average of 26,700 shared vehicles. Cities between 1.5m and 750,000 inhabitants average 14,600 shared vehicles, and for cities under 750,000 it is 8,300 vehicles.

Snapshots of cities

  • Berlin has the most shared vehicles (over 70,000 vehicles), ahead of Paris (51,000), Hamburg (37,000), Brussels (33,000), Milan (27,500), London (27,000) and Rome (25,000).
  • Paris now has over 12,000 free-floating bikes (5,000 more than in Q2), and more bike trips per capita than any other city.
  • Oslo recorded the most scooter trips per capita, followed by Lisbon, Stockholm, Brussels and Helsinki. Prague witnessed the biggest growth in trips (vs last year), followed by London.
  • Antwerp had the highest growth in moped trips compared to 2021.
  • Copenhagen and Helsinki, plus German cities Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin dominate the car-sharing statistics.
  • The growth in bike trips in Stockholm was larger than in any other city.

About Fluctuo

Fluctuo provides key stakeholders with the most exhaustive, accurate data on the market to accelerate the growth of shared mobility. Founded in 2019, Fluctuo quickly became a trusted partner for micromobility and public transport companies, MaaS providers and cities. Having raised €1.6m with Statkraft Ventures and SNCF’s 574 Invest, Fluctuo is now developing solutions to offer enablement solutions beyond Europe.