Imgur Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Imgur Statistics and Facts

Here are the more interesting Imgur statistics I was able to dig up. As always, I will be updating this post semi-regularly, so be sure to check back in the future for additional stats and updates.

Imgur Statistics and Facts

It may come as a  surprise to some, but the little image sharing site that made its name as the repository of choice for some of the most popular images on Reddit, has grown up quite a bit over the years. Imgur has attracted a decent amount of funding along the way and has done a nice job at keeping its roots planted while building out a pretty sizable image-sharing/curation platform.

With over a hundred million users, it is tough to ignore Imgur, so I recently sat down to gather some stats. Here's what I found...

Imgur Facts

What is Imgur?

Imgur is the easiest way to discover and enjoy the magic of the internet. It’s where you’ll find the funniest, most informative and inspiring images, memes, GIFs, and visual stories served up in an endless stream of bite-sized fun. Powered by a passionate community of people from all around the world, anyone can join to share cool stuff and vote the best to the top. You’ll always find something on Imgur to make you smile and brighten your day. We exist to lift the world’s spirits. To work here you have to commit to the positive improvement of lots of people’s lives, because that is what we do across Imgur every day. (source)

Imgur Statistics

How many people use Imgur?

300 million users

Last updated 2/27/21

Percentage of Imgur users that spend over 10 hours per week on it:


Last updated 3/23/19

Number of times Imgur images are viewed monthly:

60 billion times

Last updated 10/12/15

Number of Imgur monthly page views:

6 billion pageviews

Last updated 11/11/17

Percentage of Imgur's users that use it daily:


Last updated 3/25/15

Number of images uploaded daily to Imgur:

1.5 million images

Last updated 4/7/15

Number of images uploaded to Imgur monthly:

45 million

Last updated 3/25/15

Number of images uploaded to Imgur:

650 million images

Last updated 4/3/14

Average length of a visit to Imgur:

10 minutes

Last updated 7/17/14

Percentage of Imgur users that are gamers:


Last updated 7/27/16

Percentage of Imgur users that spend more than 3 hours a week on it:


Last updated 3/23/19

Percentage of Imgur users that are male:


Last updated 3/23/19

Percentage of Imgur users that are younger than 35:


Last updated 3/23/19

Number of requests to Imgur's API:

8,000 requests per second

Last updated 1/12/14

Percentage of Imgur traffic that comes from mobile:


Last updated 1/12/14

Reported amount of Imgur funding:

$40 million

Last updated 11/16/17

Number of Imgur employees:

65 employees

Last updated 9/22/15

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