Dropbox Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Dropbox Statistics and Facts

Here are a few Dropbox statistics I was able to dig up so far. As with all of my stat posts, this one will be updated whenever I stumble on new and interesting stats. Be sure to subscribe to my site updates and/or check back regularly to see the latest Dropbox facts.

With a great deal of my stat posts over the years spotlighting social networks and ecommerce platforms, it is time to switch a little of the focus to digital services and what better a place to explore than cloud storage services. This has been an area of significant growth over recent years with quite a bit of room still to grow.

Dropbox Statistics and FactsThe first cloud storage stat post is for one of the largest services out there: Dropbox. Dropbox has been growing exponentially since its launch in 2007 and continues to impress a decade later. It is one of the largest services of its kind and caters to a healthy mix of personal and enterprise user bases.

Here are a few of the more interesting Dropbox statistics I've stumbled across in my internet travels. I hope you find them helpful.

Dropbox Facts

Dropbox Statistics

Dropbox number of users:

700 million users

Last updated 3/11/21

Total pieces of content uploaded to Dropbox:

400 billion

Last updated 2/23/18

Number of teams using Dropbox Business:


Last updated 6/11/19

Number of files uploaded daily to Dropbox:

1.2 billion files

Last updated 3/8/16

Number of Dropbox Android app installs:

500 million

Last updated 1/25/16

Number of sharing connections that have been created on Dropbox:

3.3 billion

Last updated 3/8/16

Number of new shared folders and links created every hour on Dropbox:


Last updated 6/24/15

Number of file edits made on Dropbox every second:


Last updated 6/24/15

Number of Microsoft Office files stored on DropBox:

35 billion

Last updated 6/24/15

Number of DropBox paying customers:

Number of languages that DropBox supports:

20 languages

Last updated 9/1/18

Percentage of Fortune 500 companies that pay for Dropbox:


Last updated 2/28/18

Number of countries that DropBox has users in:

180 countries

Last updated 11/7/19

Percentage of Fortune 500 companies that use Dropbox:


Last updated 5/23/16

Number of apps that have been built on the Dropbox Platform:

300,000 apps

Last updated 5/23/16

Number of servers used by Dropbox:


Last updated 10/23/13

Number of Dropbox users from Japan:

10 million users

Last updated 4/7/15

Number of businesses Dropbox adds per quarter:


Last updated 3/7/16

Percentage of Dropbox users that come from outside the US:


Last updated 3/7/16

Number of Dropbox resellers:


Last updated 7/11/16

Average annual number of Dropbox API calls:

500 billion

Last updated 3/8/16

Average monthly Dropbox API calls:

50 billion

Last updated 2/28/18

Percentage of Dropbox employees that are female:


Last updated 12/14/16

Number of Dropbox employees:


Last updated 2/28/18

Number of Dropbox offices:

12 offices

Last updated 11/7/19

Dropbox Sales Statistics

Dropbox annual revenue:

Dropbox annual net income :

Dropbox quarterly revenue):

Dropbox average revenue per paying users (annual):

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