50 YouTube Statistics That Will Blow Your Mind

YouTube is one of the top three websites in the world. It is a video-sharing platform from the US. People across the globe watches, upload, and share videos from Youtube. It was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim on February 14, 2005.

Me at the zoo is the first on the platform. Now it has an estimated 149B videos. Here, we have gathered some of the most interesting and amazing facts and stats on youtube. These statistics will surely make you crazy thinking about how big the platform is.

YouTube is the world’s second-most visited website. At the start of 2021, Youtube had more than 2.3 billion monthly active users.

YouTube was founded on February 14, 2005, San Mateo, CA. Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, Jawed Karim founded the platform.

There are 38 million active channels on YouTube of which 15 million are content creators and 22,000 of them have crossed 1 million subscribers.

500 hours of content is uploaded every minute, as of 2019.

Almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day.

74% of adults in the U.S. use YouTube.

40.9% of YouTube watchtime happens on mobile.

People watched 100 billion hours of gaming on YouTube in 2020.

72% of people used YouTube to exercise or keep fit in 2020.

YouTube gets over 30 million visitors per day.

In the U.S. alone, YouTube will make 5.56 billion dollars in advertising revenue in 2021.

The average visitor to YouTube checks out 8.89 pages per day.

The number of channels that earn $10,000 USD per year or more on YouTube grew by 50%, year over year.

80% of U.S. parents of children 11 and under say their kids watch YouTube.

94.5% of OTT watchers in the U.S. are watching YouTube.

16.4% of YouTube’s site traffic comes from the U.S.

The top 3 countries that use YouTube are the US [16.4%], India [9.2%], and Japan [4.8%].

YouTube’s top celebrity is Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, known as PewDiePie, with over 109M subscribers.

The average time spent on YouTube daily is 17 minutes 31 seconds.

75M YouTube users are actively creating content.

In The most active 10% of channels with 250,000 subscribers were responsible for uploading 70% of the content. Among all of these videos, the most popular 10% made up for 79% of all views.

20% of the top 100 YouTube searches in the US are Music related.

20% of the top 100 searches in YouTube are music-related. Billie Eilish is the most popular with over 2 million searches in a month.

58% of YouTube users are open to watching content made by creators of any age.

Ryan Kaji, a 9-year-old content creator and 2020’s highest-paid YouTuber has an income of $29.5 million. His channel Ryan’s World has 28.3 million subscribers.

There is a 95% increase in new channels that are build an audience on YouTube in 2o2o.

50% of marketers invest in creating online video content for YouTube.

50.9% of B2B decision makers use YouTube to research purchases.

In 2020 alone, 70% of people used YouTube to watch online coverage of live events.

80% of YouTube’s views are from outside of the U.S.

Approximately 20% of the people who start your video will leave after the first 10 seconds.

Average Time Spent Daily on YouTube is 18 minutes.

YouTube TV has 3 million Paying Subscribers.

Total number of daily YouTube shorts views is 6.5 billion.

YouTube’s top video is “Despacito” with over 7.2B views.

70% of viewers use YouTube to help solve a problem.

YouTube is localized in more than 100 countries and can be accessed in 80 different languages.

YouTube generates 10.9% of Google’s ad sales revenue.

The number of channels earning six figures per year on YouTube is up 40% year over year.

In 2020, 94% of Indian YouTube users learned to do things by themselves by watching YouTube videos.

84% of people making over $75K a year use YouTube.

35+ and 55+ age groups are the fastest growing YouTube demographics.

70% of US teen girls aged 13-17 use YouTube daily.

Males are primarily watching soccer or strategy games on YouTube.

91% of smartphone users turn to their smartphone for ideas while doing a given task.

Gen X watches more than 1.5B YouTube videos every day.

56% of YouTube users are male.

It was announced in 2010 that 1080p videos, as well as the 4K format are coming to YouTube.

93% of millennials go to YouTube to learn how to do something.


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