4chan Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Here are a few of the most interesting 4chan statistics I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

4chan statistics facts statsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these 4chan stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

4chan Facts

  • 4chan website: www.4chan.org
  • 4chan Launch Date: 2004
  • 4chan Owner: Hiroyuki Nishimura
  • 4chan Founder: Christopher Poole

What is 4chan?

4chan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images. There are boards dedicated to a variety of topics, from Japanese animation and culture to videogames, music, and photography. Users do not need to register an account before participating in the community. (source)

4chan Statistics

How many people use 4chan?

20 million monthly visitors

Last updated 3/6/21

Number of 4chan users in the US:

11 million monthly visitors

Last updated 3/6/21

Number of 4chan pageviews (all time):

42 billion page views

Last updated 1/21/15

Number of 4chan posts (all time):

1.8 billion posts

Last updated 1/21/15

Average number of monthly 4chan pageviews:

703 million pageviews

Last updated 10/27/18

 Average number of daily 4chan posts:

1 million posts

Last updated 10/27/18

Percentage of 4chan users that are male:


Last updated 3/6/21

Top age group for 4chan users:

18-34 years old

Last updated 3/6/21

Top country for 4chan users:

United States (47%)

Last updated 3/6/21