Deliveroo has reported first quarter orders were up by 114% year-on-year to 71m.

Goss transactional value (GTV) was up 130% year-on-year to £1.65bn.

Deliveroo said it was “difficult to say” how much of this growth was driven by lockdown restrictions.

“Deliveroo expects the rate of growth to decelerate as lockdowns ease, but the extent of the deceleration remains uncertain,” it said.

Deliveroo’s monthly active consumer base has grown 91% year-on-year to 7.1m monthly active consumers on average in Q1 2021.

Growth in the UK & Ireland business was driven by new consumers, with orders growing 121% year-on-year to 34m and GTV increased 142% year-on-year to £852m.

Deliveroo said on track to see it expand its geographical coverage from 53% of the consumer population at the beginning of 2021, to two thirds by the end of the year.

As of the end of Q1 2021, Deliveroo has reached over 60% of the UK population, adding 6m to its coverage.

The platform’s monthly active consumer base has grown 91% since Q1 2020, and is up 20% from Q4.

Deliveroo said it continues to expand with its “full stack white label solution” Signature, with three of its top five selling UK restaurant brands now live on the platform (including Nando’s and PizzaExpress).

Will Shu, founder & CEO, said: “Demand has been strong in both the UK&I and International markets driven by record new consumer growth and sustained engagement from our existing consumers. This is our fourth consecutive quarter of accelerating growth, but we are mindful of the uncertain impact of the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. So while we are confident that our value proposition will continue to attract consumers, restaurants, grocers and riders throughout 2021, we are taking a prudent approach to our full year guidance.”

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