GitHub Statistics, User Counts, Facts & News (2022)

Last Updated on: February 27th, 2022

GitHub Statistics User Counts Facts News

Here are a few of the most interesting GitHub 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.

GitHub Facts

What is GitHub?

GitHub is a development platform inspired by the way you work. From open source to business, you can host and review code, manage projects, and build software alongside millions of other developers. (about)

GitHub User Count

Github number of users:

73 million users

Last updated 11/27/21

Additional GitHub Statistics

Number of repositories hosted:

100 million

Last updated 11/8/18

Average number of visitors:

32 million monthly visitors

Last updated 6/17/15

Percentage of visitors from Europe:


Last updated 6/17/15

Percentage of users that are outside the US:


Last updated 7/29/15

Number of countries with users in:


Last updated 5/23/19

Number of projects that users collaborate on:

49 million projects

Last updated 12/19/16

Number of times the Atom text editor has been downloaded:

750,000 times

Last updated 5/6/15

Number of active users for the Atom text editor:

1 billion MAU

Last updated 6/28/16

Number of projects that have been started on GitHub projects:


Last updated 11/9/16

Number of employees:


Last updated 11/1/18

Amount that Microsoft purchased GitHub for:

$7.5 billion

Reported value:

$2 billion

Last updated 10/12/17

Annual revenue:

$200 million

Last updated 10/12/17

Percentage of the Fortune 50 companies that are GitHub Enterprise customers:


Last updated 11/1/18

Percentage of the Fortune 100 companies that are GitHub Enterprise customers:


Last updated 11/1/18

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