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

Last Updated on: July 19th, 2022

Spotify Statistics User Counts Facts News

Here are a few of the most interesting Spotify 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.


Spotify Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Spotify.

What is Spotify?

Spotify sure has grown up in a relatively short period of time. It seems like only yesterday that the rumors were swirling about this foreign music service that was looking to enter the U.S. To this news, many of us rolled our eyes and said “why do we need another music streaming service?”

Well, after a decade stateside, it appears that a bunch of people made the decision that they did indeed need another music streaming service and Spotify was the one. 400+ million people are now actively using the service and they haven’t shown much let-up yet.

Spotify History

  • 2008 – Spotify launches in Europe
  • 2011 – Spotify launches in the US
  • 2012 – Follow and Discover features added
  • 2014 – Listening time limits for free users are removed
  • 2015 – Discover Weekly is launched
  • 2015 – PlayStation Music launches
  • 2017 – Spotify invests in Tencent Music (and visa versa)
  • 2018 – Spotify goes public

Spotify User Count

How many users does Spotify have?


How many Spotify paid subscribers?


Number of Spotify ad-supported users:


Spotify Revenue Totals

Spotify revenue (annual):


Spotify net loss (annual):


Additional Spotify Statistics

Number of Spotify installs on Android devices:

500 million

Last updated 4/18/19


How many songs on Spotify?

70 million songs

Last updated 12/2/21


Spotify’s share of the global music streaming market:

40%

Last updated June 2017


Number of Spotify playlists:

2 billion

Last updated 2/17/18


Number of countries Spotify is available in:

184 countries

Last updated 1/1/22


Number of Spotify employees:

6,554 employees

Last updated 1/1/21


Number of songs that have reach 1 billion plays on Spotify:

25

Last updated 3/30/19


Number of Spotify users in the US:

26 million

Last updated 4/29/19


Number of Spotify users in India:

2 million

Last updated 4/29/19


Number of countries Spotify Lite is available in:

22

Last updated 5/13/19


Number of Spotify Lite installs to date:

2.1 million

Last updated 5/13/19


Artist with the best day for streams of a single album on Spotify:

Drake (More Life on March 3, 2017)


 

Number of Spotify users that regularly listen to music from India:

4 million

Last updated 1/14/19


First song to hit 500 million Spotify streams:

“Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran


Number of markets that Spotify is available in:

79 markets

Last updated 8/15/19


Number of podcasts available on Spotify:

3.2 million podcasts

Last updated 10/27/21


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