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

Who is Watching YouTube?

Money Money Money

pixability beauty

Mobile and Second Screen

Nuts, Bolts and Miscellany