A total of 3,500 guests from 60 countries have stayed at an Airbnb in Sutton in the past year, according to new figures.

But the borough also had the second-fewest number of visitors in south London, behind Bexley, after data was released by company for the first time this week (May 9).

Annual earnings for a ‘typical’ host were £1,300, the lowest of any London borough, with 97 percent keeping the earnings they charge and the average stay being around 28 days.

The average earning for a host in the capital was roughly £2,900 per year, hosting for 43 nights, with more than three-quarters (76 percent) of people renting out their own homes.

Southwark had the most in south London (159,000), followed by Lambeth (133,000) and Wandsworth (71,900) in the top three, while Westminster had the most overall with 371,100 which saw visitors from 147 countries and hosts earn around £7,700 on average.

Meanwhile, Sutton is ranked fourth-bottom overall behind Barking and Dagenham in east London, who had 2,500 guests, Bexley with 2,400, and Havering at 2,200.

More than 2.1 million people have used Airbnb to visit London, according to the company.