Video Streaming Statistics

Last Updated on: January 11th, 2024

Video Streaming Statistics and Fun Facts:

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Video streaming has become a ubiquitous part of our daily lives, as more and more people turn to online platforms for their entertainment needs. According to recent data, the global video streaming market is expected to reach over $100 billion by 2025, driven by the growing popularity of services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this trend, as people have increasingly relied on video streaming as a source of entertainment while staying at home. In addition, advancements in technology, such as the rise of 5G networks and the increased availability of streaming devices, have made video streaming more accessible and seamless than ever before. With a growing number of consumers cutting the cord and opting for online video content, the video streaming market is poised for continued growth and innovation in the years to come.

Here is a collection of some of the most interesting video streaming statistics and facts I have stumbled across in my internet travels. Posts here cover both individual companies as well as the industry as a whole.

Stat posts here are edited and updated almost daily, so be sure to check back often!

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Video Streaming Statistics:

Number of people that watch online videos each month:

4 billion

Last updated 7/17/19

Number of households that pay for streaming video services:

250 million

Last updated 2/27/18

Average household spending on video streaming services:


Last updated 2/27/18

Percentage of US households paying for a video streaming service:


Last updated December 2017

Number of active mobile live streaming users in China:

89 million

Last updated 8/15/18

Average amount of time users spend on live streaming apps in China:

43.8 minutes

Last updated 8/5/18

Percentage of US adults who do not subscribe to traditional pay services:

US Video On Demand App subscription revenue:

Number of unique devices in China with a short video app installed on them:

730 million

Last updated 5/21/19

Percentage of Chinese internet users that use short video apps:


Last updated 1/1/19

Number of Chinese youth that use short video apps:

181 million

Last updated 5/23/19

Market penetration of video services in China:


Last updated 5/21/19

Projected size of the global over-the-top (OTT) video market by 2025:

$332.52 billion

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