Docker Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

docker statistics facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Docker 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.

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

Docker Facts

  • Year of first release: 2013
  • Headquarters:  San Francisco, CA
  • Founder: Solomon Hykes

Docker Statistics

Number of developers employing Docker Desktop:

4 million developers

Last updated 3/10/20

Number of Docker Commercial Customers:


Last updated 8/27/19

Number of Dockerized apps in the Docker Hub:

5.8 million

Last updated 8/27/19

Number of third party projects using Docker:


Last updated 8/27/19

Number of Docker community contributors:


Last updated 3/22/17

Number of Docker container downloads:

105 billion

Last updated 8/27/19

Number of Docker employees:


Last updated 6/27/16

Docker's estimated value:

$1 billion

Last updated 6/27/16