Astounding YouTube Statistics

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• Over 800 million unique users visit YouTube each month

• Over 4 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube

• 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute

• 70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US

• YouTube is localized in 43 countries and across 60 languages

• In 2011, YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or around 140 views for every person on Earth

• Millions of subscriptions happen each day. Subscriptions allow you to connect with someone you’re interested in — whether it’s a friend, or the NBA — and keep up on their activity on the site

Mobile and Devices

• Traffic from mobile devices tripled in 2011

• More than 20% of global YouTube views come from mobile devices

• 3 hours of video is uploaded per minute to YouTube from mobile devices

• YouTube is available on 350 million devices


• 500 years of YouTube video are watched every day on Facebook, and over 700 YouTube videos are shared on Twitter each minute

• 100 million people take a social action on YouTube (likes, shares, comments, etc) every week

• More than 50% of videos on YouTube have been rated or include comments from the community

• Millions of videos are favorited every day

• Clicks on the ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ button on YouTube have doubled since the start of 2011. For every ‘dislike,’ YouTube gets 10 ‘likes’- people like to tell other people about the stuff they love.