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Twitch Viewership

This chart shows the change in Twitch viewership over almost the entire time of its existence.

Viewers 🞩 Streamers

This chart shows relation of the average number of concurrent live viewers to the average number of concurrent live channels, how it has been changing with each month. Declining amount viewers per one live channel (ratio on the chart) makes it harder for a novice streamer to get out of the bottom of a directory and get noticed.

Twitch Growth

Twitch achievements through the years

2021

  • 1348 BILLION minutes watched this year so far  32.2%
  • 8.5 MILLION unique creators streaming each month  24%
  • 2814000 average concurrent viewers  33%
  • 106200 average concurrent streamers  21%

2020

  • 26.5 MILLION visitors come to Twitch daily
  • 93 BILLION minutes watched per month in average  69%
  • 6.9 MILLION unique streamers each month  90%
  • 2,117,000 average concurrent viewers  69%
  • June 11th saw the peak of concurrent viewers in 2020 - 6,059,527 CCV
  • 87,500 average concurrent live channels  77%
  • 51,480 partners  45% (source)

2019

  • 660 BILLION minutes watched  18%
  • 3.64 MILLION unique monthly broadcasters  7%
  • 1,256,000 average concurrent viewers  17.5%
  • 49,500 average concurrent live channels  20%
  • 35,580 partners  32% 2017

2018

  • 560 BILLION minutes watched  58%
  • 3.4 MILLION unique broadcasters every month in average  70%
  • 1,070,000 average concur. viewers over 2018  43%
  • 41,111 average concurrent live channels  67%

2017

  • 355 BILLION minutes watched  21.5%
  • 2+ MILLION unique monthly broadcasters  18% from 2015
  • 124 MILLION total clips, that have been viewed over 1.7 BILLION times
  • 15+ MILLION unique daily visitors
  • 27,000+ partnered streamers  100% from 2015
  • 150,000+ affiliate streamers
  • 106 minutes spent daily on Twitch per user  25% from 2012
  • 100+ MILLIONS unique viewers per month as of May 2017

2016

  • 292 BILLION total minutes watched  21%
  • 2.2 MILLION unique streamers
  • 590,000 CCV  7.3%
  • 14.2 BILLION chat messages sent  55%
  • More than a MILLION free Twitch Prime channel subscriptions
  • 590 MILLION total bits cheered
  • 153 MILLION total whispers sent
  • KAPPA 413 MILLION most used emote

2015

  • Watched more than 459,000 years-worth of video (241,441,823,059 total minutes streamed)  25.7%
  • An average of 1.7 MILLION broadcasters streaming every month  13.3%
  • 421.6 monthly minutes watched per viewer
  • 2,113,999 peak monthly broadcasters
  • 35,610 peak concurrent broadcasters
  • 550,000 average concurrent viewers
  • 2,098,529 peak concurrent viewers
  • 13,476 partners  35%
  • 56% web, 35% mobile and 7% console viewers make up a Twitch viewership.
  • 9,169,726,092 total messages sent in 2015

2014

  • 16 BILLION minutes watched per month  33%
  • 11 MILLION total videos broadcast per month
  • 100 MILLION unique viewers per month  122%
  • 1.5 MILLION unique broadcaster per month  66.6%
  • 1 MILLION peak concur. viewers
  • 10,000 partners  96%

2013

  • 12 BILLION minutes watched per month  100%
  • 45,000,000 unique viewers per month  125%
  • 6,000,000 total videos broadcast per month  100%
  • 900,000 unique broadcasters per month  300%
  • 5100 partnered channels  50%
  • 106 minutes watched per user per day  25%
  • 21 average age on Twitch
  • 58% spend more than 20 hours per week on Twitch
  • 76% between ages 18-49
  • 68% have decreased watching TV to focus their time on game entertainment

2012

  • 6 BILLION minutes watched per month
  • 20,000,000 unique viewers per month
  • 3,000,000 total videos broadcast per month
  • 300K unique broadcasters per month
  • 3386 partnered channels
  • 85 minutes watched per user per day

Totals by month

Month Avg. concur. viewers Avg. concur. channels Time watched Active streamers
2021-12-01 2946952 108075 982317 hrs n/a
2021-11-01 2518858 90772 1813577760 hrs 7131023
2021-10-01 2715300 91763 2020183200 hrs 7276021
2021-09-01 2579471 95407 1857219120 hrs 7446285
2021-08-01 2654138 100606 1974678672 hrs 8070762
2021-07-01 2625922 101644 1953685968 hrs 8336539
2021-06-01 2726890 101766 1963360800 hrs 8282892
2021-05-01 3101443 110367 2307473592 hrs 9023142
* Figures that represent the amount of active broadcasters are based on estimations and may significantly differ from the actual values.
* In terms of this page the meanings of broadcaster = streamer = channel are equal.