Slideshare Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

slideshare statistics facts

Here is a comprehensive list of all of the Slideshare statistics and facts that you need to know.

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these stats come from LinkedIn’s own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100% accurate.

Slideshare Facts

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  • Slideshare Website:
  • Year Slideshare was Founded: 2006
  • Slideshare Creators: Rashmi Sinha and Jonathan Boutelle
  • Slideshare Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
  • Slideshare Parent Company: Scribd
  • What is Slideshare?

LinkedIn SlideShare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations and professional content (source)

Slideshare Statistics

Slideshare user count:

80 million users

Last updated 3/14/21

Percentage of B2B marketers that use Slideshare in new product launches:


Last updated 4/30/15

Percentage of B2B marketers in North America that use Slideshare to distribute content:


Last updated 2/4/15

Percentage of Slideshare's mobile app users that are outside the US:


Last updated 9/4/14

Increase in engagement on Slideshare mobile app versus desktop:


Last updated 9/4/14

Total number of pieces of content shared on Slideshare:

18 million

Last updated 3/14/21

Number of SlideShares posted to LinkedIn to date:

19.7 million

Last updated 10/29/15

Average number of presentations uploaded to Slideshare monthly:


Last updated 8/25/15

Slideshare monthly pageviews:

159 million

Last updated 10/23/13

Infographics are 5x more liked than presentations on Slideshare

Last updated 8/25/15

Percentage of Slideshare traffic that comes from search:


Last updated 3/14/21

Percentage of Slideshare visitors that come directly from Google:


Last updated 3/12/14

Percentage of Slideshare presentations that have between 10-30 slides:


Last updated 3/12/14

Average number of words per Slideshare slide:

24 words

Last updated 3/12/14

Date LinkedIn purchased Slideshare:

May 3, 2012

Date LinkedIn sold Slideshare to Scribd:

September 24, 2020

Amount LinkedIn spent on purchasing Slideshare:

$119 million

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Number of Slideshare employees:


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Last updated 10/23/13

Number of Slideshare presentations tagged "social media":


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Last updated 10/23/13

Number of content categories on Slideshare:


Last updated 10/30/18