flickr Statistics, User Counts and Facts (2021)

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

flickr Facts

What is flickr?

Flickr is the photography revolution for sharing, storing, and organizing your photos in one of the largest worldwide photo communities. (source)

flickr User Count

Number of flickr users:

over 60 million monthly users

Last updated 2/27/21

Number of registered flickr photographers:

over 100 million

Last updated 2/27/21

Additional flickr Statistics

Number of photos flickr members upload on a very high traffic day:

25 million photos

Last updated 1/5/17

Number of photos shared on flickr under a Creative Commons license:

500 million

Last updated 3/8/19

Number of monthly flickr API requests:

more than 7 billion

Last updated 2/27/21

Number of countries flickr has users in:

63 countries

Last updated 2/10/14

Average number of photos shared daily on flickr:

1 million

Last updated 2/10/14

Number of photos shared on flickr:

10 billion images

Last updated 5/7/15

Top camera used by the flickr community in 2017:


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  • Users
  • Demographics
  • Revenue
  • Growth
  • Etc.- all in one place

I try to go through each and every stat regularly and update as much as possible, but we all know that some stats are easier to track down than others. As always, every stat is linked to its original source and has the source date listed.

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Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these flickr 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%.

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