Nigeria has been named as the third largest Uber market in Africa with 267,000 users behind South Africa and Kenya with 969,000 and 363,000 users respectively.
The company launched its operations on the continent four years ago.
The data which was released by the company on Thursday says there are 12,000 and 5,000 Uber drivers in South Africa and Kenya, respectively while Nigeria has 7,000 Uber drivers.
Nigeria’s West African neighbours, Ghana has 140,000 users and 3,000 drivers.
Uganda and Tanzania have 48,000 and 53,000 active riders respectively, with each country signing-up 1,000 drivers.
The data shows that there are 1.8 million active Uber users in Africa.
Uber’s General Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, Alon Lits, said the service has allowed people to have flexible working hours:
Drivers love being as flexible as they like; earning what they want, when they want to supplement their income.”