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Youtube facts and Statistics

  • Total Number of Monthly Active YouTube Users: 1.57 billion
  • Total Number of Daily Active YouTube Users:30+ million
  • YouTube TV Paying Subscribers: 300,000
  • Number of Videos Shared to Date: 5+ billion
  • Average Viewing Session: 40 minutes, up 50% year-over-year
  • Number of mobile YouTube views per day: 500 million
  • The very first YouTube video was uploaded on 23 April 2005.
  • In an average month, 8 out of 10 18-49 year-olds watch YouTube.
  • 6 out of 10 people prefer online video platforms to live TV
  • Gangnam Style was so popular that it broke YouTube’s video counter.
  • The number of hours people spend watching videos (aka watch time) on YouTube is up 60% year-over-year, the fastest growth we’ve seen in 2 years.
  • You can navigate YouTube in a total of 76 different languages (covering 95% of the Internet population).
  • YouTube has launched local versions in more than 88 countries.
  • 75% of adults turn to YouTube for nostalgia rather than tutorials or current events.

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