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Who’s Watching? 10 Mind-Blowing YouTube Statistics

By October 1, 2012July 29th, 2016Industry Perspective

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After seven years, YouTube has grown by leaps and bounds. What started with a very rudimentary video of a guy standing in front of elephants at the San Diego Zoo has turned our society into a bunch of video-hungry fiends.

Below we’ve shared 10 mind-blowing YouTube stats for you to share. All you need to do is click the “share me” link and tweet out the stat to your friends. It’s that easy.

10 Mind-blowing YouTube Stats:

“72-hours of video content are uploaded to YouTube every minute.” – Share Me

“Mobile views on YouTube account for more than 1 billion views each day.” – Share Me

“For every video ‘dislike’ on YouTube there are 10 ‘likes.’” – Share Me

“Think global. Only 30% of all YouTube traffic is inside the US.” – Share Me

“The YouTube Partner Program was established in 2007 and since has generated more than 1 million partners.” – Share Me

“Since 2010, mobile device traffic to YouTube has more than tripled.” – Share Me

“More than 700 million YouTube videos are shared on Twitter each minute.” – Share Me

“Last year, YouTube accumulated 140 views for every single person on Earth. That’s more than 1 trillion video views!” – Share Me

“Over 100 million people share, like, favorite, or comment on YouTube videos each week.” – Share Me

“More than 4 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched each month. That’s more than the entire population of the US.” – Share Me


YouTube shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. Where do you see these numbers going next year? Will YouTube hit 2 billion mobile views each day? We’d love to hear your bold predictions in our comments below!


*All stats were gathered from


About Blake Fife

Blake is BLASTmedia's creative director where he leads the team's graphic design, video, motion graphic and animation projects. With experience serving clients in a variety of verticals, including healthcare technology, IoT and commercial real estate, Blake's work has been featured on The Smoking Jacket, CNN and Wired. One thing you won't find him watching? Harry Potter. Blake has never watched or read the Harry Potter series.

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