32 Amazing YouTube Facts & Stats to Tweet & Share [Updated]

Ever wondered how many hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every 10 seconds? Or how many billions and billions of hours of cat videos, how-tos, music videos, beauty tutorials, and unboxings we watch every month? YouTube is an amazing space and so generates some incredible stats - we bring you 32 of them below. All statistics and facts are correct at time of writing, we will of course update and add when things change. Enjoy!

NOTE: Updated September 2015

YouTube: The Big Big Numbers

  • We watch 6 Billion hours of video on YouTube every month (Click to Tweet)
  • The average YouTube session on mobile is now 40 minutes
  • 1 Billion people across the world use YouTube every month (Click to Tweet)
  • 400 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute (Click to Tweet)
  • 1 hour of video is uploaded to YouTube EVERY SECOND! (Click to Tweet)


Location Location Location: YouTube Around the World

youtube in the UK

Creator Superstars and Viral Video Successes

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Who is Watching YouTube?

Money Money Money

pixability beauty

Mobile and Second Screen

Nuts, Bolts and Miscellany