Youku Statistics and User Count (2023)

Last Updated on: March 9th, 2023

youku statistics user count facts 2023

Youku is a Chinese video sharing platform, similar to YouTube, that allows users to upload, share, and view videos online. It was founded in 2006 and is based in Beijing, China.

Youku is one of the largest video sharing websites in China, with a wide range of content including movies, TV shows, music videos, and user-generated content. The platform also includes features such as live streaming, a social network, and a search engine for finding content.

Youku has become a popular source of entertainment in China, particularly among young people who use the platform to watch popular TV dramas, movies, and music videos. The platform is also used by businesses for advertising and marketing purposes. Youku is owned by Alibaba Group, one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world.

Youku Statistics

Here are a few of the most interesting Youku 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.

Youku User Count

Youku number of users:

580 million users

Last updated 8/30/19

Additional Statistics

Number of Youku advertisers:

900 brand advertisers

Last updated 8/30/19

Number of movies in the Youku Tudou library:

4,000 movies

Last updated 9/16/15

Average number of daily Youku Tudou video views:

1.18 billion video views

Last updated 12/13/17

Percentage of Youku traffic that goes to We-media:


Last updated 10/6/16

Amount that Youku spent on original content in 2015:

600 million RMB

Amount that Youku spent on licensed content in 2015:

1.1 billion RMB

Number of mobile daily video views on YoukuTudou:

400 million

Last updated 5/23/14

Youku Tudou revenue in Q2 2014:

$154.5 million

Increase in Youku Tudou revenue from Q2 2013-Q2 2014:


Youku Tudou’s estimated 2015 mobile internet ad revenue:

$271 million

Last updated 4/2/15

Youku Tudou’s estimated 2016 mobile internet ad revenue:

$390 million

Last updated 4/2/15

Percent of Youku Tudou revenue that comes from mobile:


Last updated 5/23/14

Alibaba’s share of ownership in Youku Tudou before they purchased it outright:


Last updated 11/16/15

Amount Alibaba paid for the remainder of Youku Tudou ownership:

$3.7 billion

Most Youku Tudou mobile unique viewers in a single week:

80 million in October 2014

Estimated value of Youku Tudou:

$5.4 billion

Last updated 4/5/16

Important Facts

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

Related Categories:

Business Statistics, Video Streaming Statistics

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