Survey of Berlin residents

Berlin is popular all over the world – and three quarters of Berliners enjoy living in their city

Berlin’s residents have a positive take on their city’s popularity and the growing numbers of tourists. According to a representative visitBerlin population survey (2023), 74 per cent of Berliners enjoy living in their city.

The respondents see great benefits for Berlin through tourism. For example, 72 per cent of Berliners welcome the tax revenue, 60 per cent believe that tourism creates jobs and 69 per cent appreciate the fact that tourism supports the diverse range of restaurants and cafés in Berlin. 65 per cent of Berliners are proud that people from all over the world visit their city. 46 per cent of respondents believe that Berliners are good hosts and 82 per cent do not feel restricted or disturbed by Berlin's guests. For the representative survey, Info GmbH interviewed 3,035 capital city residents on behalf of visitBerlin in September 2023.

visitBerlin has conducted the population survey on the acceptance of tourism every year since 2012. Direct comparability with previous years has not been possible since 2018 due to the change in survey methodology; the survey was suspended in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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