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By the Numbers: 100 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.

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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.

How many people use LinkedIn:

300 million

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Last updated 5/1/14


Number of new LinkedIn members per second:

2

 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.:

100 million

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Last updated 4/18/14


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:

20

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Last updated 10/23/13


Percentage of users that check LinkedIn daily:

40%

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Last updated 7/2/13


Average time a user spends monthly on LinkedIn:

 17 minutes

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Last updated 11/28/12


Total number of LinkedIn endorsements:

1 billion

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Last updated 3/17/13


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

11x

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Last updated 4/22/14


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