Substack Statistics and Facts (2022)

Last Updated on: August 3rd, 2022

Substack Statistics and Facts 2022

Here are a few of the most interesting Substack 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.

What is Substack?

Substack lets writers connect with their audience on their own terms and earn money doing it. We make it simple for writers to publish to an email list that they own, get discovered on the web, and charge for subscriptions.

Substack User Count

Substack user base:

500,000 paying subscribers

Last updated 1/29/22

Substack Facts

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

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 2020
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
  • Founder(s): Chris Best, Harrish McKenzie, Jairaj Sethi

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