Pinterest Statistics, User Counts and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Pinterest 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.

Pinterest Facts

What is Pinterest?

Pinterest’s mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love. It’s the biggest dataset of ideas ever assembled, with over 100 billion recipes, home hacks, style inspiration and other ideas to try. More than 440 million people around the world use Pinterest to dream about, plan and prepare for things they want to do in life. (source)

Pinterest User Count

Pinterest user count:

459 million monthly active users

Last updated 1/1/21


Pinterest monthly active users global (quarterly):


Number of monthly Pinterest users in the US:

98 million monthly active users

Last updated 1/1/21


Pinterest monthly active users in the US (quarterly):


Number of monthly Pinterest users that are outside the US:

361 million monthly active users

Last updated 1/1/21


Pinterest monthly active users outside the US (quarterly):


Pinterest Revenue Totals

Pinterest Revenue (annual):


Pinterest net loss (annual):


Pinterest average revenue per user global (quarterly):


Pinterest average revenue per user in US (quarterly):


Pinterest average revenue per user outside the US (quarterly):


Additional Pinterest Statistics

Reported value of Pinterest:

$13-15 billion

Last updated 7/23/18


Percentage of US online shoppers that pick Pinterest as their favorite social media platform:

55% of US online shoppers

Last updated 6/9/16


Average number of monthly searches on Pinterest:

2 billion searches occur on Pinterest each month

Last updated 3/22/19


Percentage of Pinterest users that are men:

40% of Pinterest users are men

Last updated 10/13/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that are women:

60% of Pinterest users are women

Last updated 10/13/16


Percentage of US women that Pinterest reaches:

60%

Last updated 2/29/20


Percentage of Pinterest US mobile users that access it on a mobile device:

85%

Last updated 9/14/17


Number of Taste Graph interests that advertisers can target on Pinterest:

5,000

Last updated 9/21/17


Percentage of searches on Pinterest that are unbranded:

97% of searches

Last updated 9/13/17


Average number of visual searches conducted on Pinterest each month:

600 million

Last updated 2/8/18


Average number of pins served via visual searches on Pinterest each month:

2 billion pins

Last updated 11/14/17


Percentage of all Pinterest traffic coming through mobile apps:

80%

Last updated 7/29/18


Average time spent on Pinterest per visit:

14 minutes

Last updated 8/16/18


Number of businesses on Pinterest:

1 million businesses

Last updated 11/30/16


Number of brands that have buyable pins on Pinterest:

10,000 brands

Last updated 3/7/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that have bought something online after browsing Pinterest content:

30% of Pinterest users

Last updated 8/15/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that have bought something in a store after browsing Pinterest content:

32% of Pinterest users

Last updated 8/15/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that say it helps them find items they want to buy:

52% of Pinterest users

Last updated 8/15/16


Percentage of Pinterest weekly users that go to it to make purchase decisions:

90%

Last updated 7/10/19


Percentage of Pinterest weekly users that go to it to specifically look for products:

55%

Last updated 7/10/19


How many pins are on Pinterest?

300 billion pins

Last updated 1/1/21


Number of Pinterest boards created:

4 billion boards

Last updated 12/10/19


Number of fashion pins on Pinterest:

more than 16 billion pins

Last updated 11/14/17


Percentage of Pinterest users that say it is the best place to find new interests:

75% of Pinterest users
Last updated 3/29/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that use it to express creativity:

67% of Pinterest users
Last updated 3/29/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that say it is the best place to find new interests:

75%

Last updated 3/29/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that use it to express creativity:

67%

Last updated 3/29/16


Percentage of Pinterest’s users that are millennials:

67% of Pinterest’s users are millennials

Last updated 2/24/16


Percentage of millennial Pinterest users that use it to teach them how to do things:

79%

Last updated 2/24/16


Percentage of millennial Pinterest users that use it to discover things related to health and fitness:

84%

Last updated 2/24/16


Percentage of millennials that use Pinterest to help them find things they want to buy:

80%

Last updated 2/24/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that use it to teach them how to do things:

71%

Last updated 2/24/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that use it to discover things related to health and fitness:

64%

Last updated 2/24/16


Number of businesses on Pinterest:

1 million businesses

Last updated 11/30/16


Percentage of Pinterest users that are from outside the U.S.:

50%

Last updated 7/29/18


Number of recipe pins on Pinterest:

4 billion

Last updated 2/23/16


Percentage of Pinterest content that is saved by businesses:

75%

Last updated 2/24/16


Number of Pinterest pin categories at launch:

32


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