More au pairs and host families than ever before

Even though 2012 is not over yet, already 162.000 au pairs have registered on AuPairWorld this year. In 2011, we counted the same number of registrations but for the whole year. We are very happy to see that, worldwide, more and more au pairs are interested in becoming an au pair.

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Also host families registrations are growing

From January until November 2012, more host families have registered at Aupair World than in the whole of the previous year. With 50,000 registrations, already more host families have registered by now than in 2011. We are quite happy to see that more and more host families decide to host an au pair. We would like to thank you for your trust!

Number of registrations has steadily increased over the last years

In 2011, 162,000 au pairs and 49,000 host families registered on our site. These are the highest numbers of users ever registered on AuPairWorld.

The number of registrations has continuously been growing throughout the past few years: whilst 10,000 au pairs registered in 2003 on AuPairWorld, we have counted 162,000 from last year.

Interesting, indeed: 75 per cent of the au pairs who registered in 2011 were from Europe. The front-runners were: Spain, France, Germany and Italy. The ratio of interested au pairs from Northern and Southern America amounted to almost 15 per cent. 92 per cent of all registrations were carried out by young female users.

The number of registered families on AuPairWorld has also steadily been growing. Since 2005, it has more than doubled. Only in 2008/2009 we witnessed a slight decrease due to the global economic crisis. The most significant countries for AuPairWorld continue to be the United Kingdom, Germany and France. However, in terms of its size, Ireland is a length ahead: Here we count the highest number of host families in proportion to the country's population.

Since its foundation in 1999, 1.2 million persons worldwide have used AuPairWorld for their search of an au pair or host family. This flow is continuing. The number of users at AuPairWorld keeps growing in 2012. Thus, interested users have a great choice and good chances of finding a matching au pair or host family on our site.

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