BitTorrent Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

BitTorrent statistics and facts

Here are a few of the most interesting BitTorrent statistics and facts 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.

BitTorrent statistics and factsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these BitTorrent 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%

BitTorrent Facts

  • Year Founded: 2004
  • Founders: Bram Cohen and Ashwin Navin
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
  • Parent Company: TRON
  • CEO: Justin Sun

BitTorrent Statistics

Number of BitTorrent daily active users:

45 million

Last updated 3/8/16

Number of BitTorrent monthly active users:

170 million 

Last updated 3/8/16

Percentage of BitTorrent users that are male:


Last updated 3/8/16

Percentage of BitTorrent users that are female:


Last updated 3/8/16

Number of BitTorrent mobile downloads:

100 million mobile downloads

Last updated 4/15/15

Number of publishers using BitTorrent Bundle:


Last updated 12/22/15

Percentage of publishers on BitTorrent Bundle that use a paygate:


Last updated 12/22/15

Number of downloads in the first week for Thom Yorke’s downloadable album:

1 million downloads

Last Updated 10/3/14

Number of devices BitTorrent products have been installed on:

1 billion devices

Last updated 3/27/19

Number of countries with BitTorrent users in them:

138 countries

Last updated 3/27/19