By the Numbers: 120+ Amazing YouTube Statistics

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YouTube statisticsThis YouTube stat post is an offshoot of our original Google post. The original post for all Google stats was getting a bit cumbersome and tough to navigate as it neared 100 stats. Hopefully, this new format will help you find the stat you are looking for much quicker.

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

YouTube Stats

How many people use YouTube:

1 billion

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Last updated 4/21/14

YouTube’s estimated 2014 revenue:

$4 billion

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How many video views on YouTube per day:

4 billion

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Last updated 1/23/12

Hours of video watched per month on YouTube:

6 billion

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Last updated 4/21/14

Estimated number amount of new videos uploaded to YouTube every minute:

300 hours per minute

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Last updated 12/2/14

Number of days worth of YouTube videos that are viewed on Facebook every minute:


Social Network Users

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Last updated 7/9/14

Average YouTube mobile video views per day:

1 billion

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Last updated 10/27/13

Average time spent on YouTube per mobile session:

40 minutes

Last updated 7/19/15

Percentage of U.S. small businesses that use YouTube:


Last updated Spring 2015

Percentage of US Internet users, aged 14-17 (teens) that use YouTube:


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Last updated 10/21/14

Percentage of U.S. Millennials  that use YouTube:


Last updated 3/5/15

Percentage of U.S. Gen X  that use YouTube:


Last updated 3/5/15

Percentage of U.S. Baby Boomers  that use YouTube:


Last updated 3/5/15

Most searched for topic on YouTube for 2014:


2nd-most searched for topic on YouTube in 2014:


Top earning YouTube channel (based on subscribers and views):


Last updated 1/2/15

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