By the Numbers: 45 Amazing Yelp Statistics

yelp logoBegun almost 10 years, ago, Yelp has stuck pretty well to its roots as a business recommendation network, while adding a number of social and mobile elements along the way.


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So how big has Yelp become? In our latest digital statistics post, we spotlight a bunch of interesting Yelp statistics.

Here are a few facts and figures about Yelp’s visitors, reviews, mobile usage and more. As always, we’ll be adding and updating semi-regularly as more statistics become available.

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these stats come from Yelp’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.

Year that Yelp was founded:

2004


Average monthly unique Yelp visitors:

142 million

Last updated 4/15/15


Number of Yelp monthly unique desktop visitors:

79.5 million

Last updated 4/15/15


Number of Yelp monthly unique mobile visitors:

78.9 million

Last updated 4/15/15


Number of Yelp monthly international (non-US) visitors:

31 million

Last updated 4/15/15


Number of claimed local businesses on Yelp:

2.1 million

Last updated 4/15/15


Number of local advertisers on Yelp:

90,000

Last updated 4/15/15


Yelp total revenue for Q1 2015:

$118.5 million


Number of Yelp reviews (cumulative):

77.3 million reviews

Last updated 4/15/15


Percentage of new Yelp reviews from mobile:

35%

Last updated 4/30/14

 

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