By the Numbers: 120+ Amazing LinkedIn Statistics

LinkedIn statisticsIn this “By the Numbers” installment, we take a gander at LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network.

LinkedIn is one of the older social networks, surviving changes in technology, a tough demographic and a number of challengers along the way. They stand today as a public company; going stronger than ever with a firm grip on the business professional social network market.

Here are a bunch of interesting LinkedIn statistics that I was able to dig up. As with all of these stats post, I intend to update this semi-regularly, so be sure to bookmark it and come back periodically for updates.

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LinkedIn User Statistics and Demographics

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these stats come from LinkedIn’s own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100% accurate.

Total Number of LinkedIn users:

347 million users
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Last updated 2/5/15

Number of new LinkedIn members per second:


 Last updated 5/1/14

LinkedIn’s reported user total goal:

3 billion

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Last updated 10/23/13

Number of LinkedIn users in the U.S.:

107 million

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Last updated 11/9/14

Number of monthly unique visitors to LinkedIn:

187 million

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Last updated 2/6/14

Geographical reach of LinkedIn:

200 countries and territories

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Last updated 4/18/14

Number of languages LinkedIn is available in:


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Last updated 10/23/13

Percentage of users that check LinkedIn daily:


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Last updated 7/2/13

Increase in likelihood that your LinkedIn profile will get viewed if you include a photo:


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Last updated 4/22/14

Increase in profile views for LinkedIn members that list skills on their profiles:


Last updated 10/16/14

Number of standard skills listed on LinkedIn:


Last updated 10/16/14

Number of skills that LinkedIn members have added to their profiles:

380 million skills

Last updated 10/16/14



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