The term YouTube needs no introduction as it is 3rd most visited website in the world and the 2nd biggest social media website of the world. It is a video sharing website which has revolutionized the world.

Founded: Feb 2005

URL: https://www.youtube.com/

Founders: Chad HurleySteve Chen, and Jawed Karim as mentioned on Wikipedia.

Owned By: Google bought YouTube in 2006 from its owners in US$1.65 billion. YouTube now operates as one of Google’s businesses.

Head Quarter:  San Bruno, California.

 

YouTube Stats

  • First YouTube video was uploaded in April 2005 by one of its founders.
  • Around 1.3 Billion people visit YouTube Monthly.
  • Almost 4.7 Billion videos are watched on YouTube everyday.
  • It gets around 30 million users per day
  • Study says that by 2019 84% of the total traffic cost would be by videos.
  •  YouTube is the 3rd largest website in the world
  • 10,113 Youtube videos generated over 1 billion views.
  • Around 1 billion mobile users use YouTube daily.
  • People of age from 18-24 are  11% users of YouTube.
  • 25-34 – 23% users
  • 35-44 – 26% users
  • 45-54 – 16% users
  • 50-64 – 8% users
  • 65+ – 3% users.
  • More then half of YouTube views come from mobile devices.
  • YouTube can navigate in 76 different languages.
  • Around 20% of the people on YouTube leave the video in the first 10 seconds if the don’t like the intro.
  • 9% of the U.S businesses run on YouTube.

YouTube Financials

  • The Annual cost of running and maintaining YouTube is $6,350,000,000.
  • Google’s annual revenue generated from YouTube is $4,000,000,000.
  • Youtube generate 6% of Google’s ad sales revenue.
  • The number of channels earning six figures per year on YouTube is up 50% .
  • The number of advertisers running video ads on YouTube is up more than 40% .
  • For Youtube top 100 advertisers, the average spend per advertiser is up over 60% .

YouTube Demographics

  • YouTube has 30 million 18-24 year old users.
  • 25-34 years of age are 40 million.
  • 35 – 44 are around 34.5 million users.
  • around 31 million users range from 45-55.
  • About 20 million users on YouTube are from 55-65 of age.
  • Less the 15 Million people of age 65+ use YouTube.
  • YouTube is male dominated with an estimated amount of 80% male users with multiple categories per month.

Source:

youtube.com/yt/press/statistics.html

statisticbrain.com/youtube-statistics