Survey of Berlin residents
Berlin is popular all over the world – and Berliners are proud of it! Three quarters of Berliners believe that tourism creates a positive image of Berlin
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 (2022), 78 % of Berliners enjoy living in their city. Almost three quarters of Berliners believe that tourism creates a positive image for Berlin. 67 percent of Berliners are proud that people from all over the world visit their city. 68 percent of those surveyed see great advantages for Berlin through tourism. For example, 69 percent of Berliner:innen welcome the tax revenue, 66 percent see that tourism creates jobs and 63 percent appreciate that tourism helps finance Berlin's leisure and cultural offerings. Around half of those surveyed believe that Berliners are good hosts and 62 percent feel neither restricted nor disturbed by Berlin's guests. For the representative survey, Info GmbH interviewed 3,016 Berliners on behalf of visitBerlin in the summer of 2022.
visitBerlin has conducted the population survey on the acceptance of tourism annually since 2012. Direct comparability with previous years has not been possible since 2018 due to changes in the survey methodology; in 2020, the survey was suspended due to the Corona pandemic.