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By The Numbers: 250+ Amazing Twitter Statistics

twitter statisticsIn my latest “By the Numbers” post, I dug up a bunch of interesting (and random) Twitter stats for your blog reading pleasure.

I really enjoy researching and posting these types of digital marketing stats and judging from the comments, emails and tweets, you seem to enjoy reading them.

Here is a quick rundown on each of my Twitter Stat Posts:

Anyways, without further ado, here are your Twitter statistics:

Twitter User & Demographic Statistics


Total Number of Twitter Registered Users:

About a billion

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Last updated 9/16/13

Unique monthly visitors to (desktop only):

36 million

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Last updated 9/24/13

How many people use Twitter:

284 million monthly active users

Last updated 10/29/14

Percentage of Twitter MAUs located outside U.S.:


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Last updated 10/3/13

Daily Active Twitter Users:

100 million

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Last updated 10/3/13

Average Number of Followers per Twitter User:


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Last updated 10/11/12

Average Time Per Month Spent by Users on Twitter:

170 minutes

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Last updated 9/27/12

Number of Twitter accounts that have ever sent a tweet:

550 million

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Last updated 4/14/14

Percentage of Twitter users that have tweeted, but not within the past year:


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Last updated 4/14/14

Percentage of Twitter users that created an account and never sent a tweet:


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Last updated 4/14/14


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Craig Smith

DMR Publisher. Director of Marketing by day and I run this little site at night. Other interests include Sports, LEGO, Star Wars, Tech Gadgets and all things Boston.