Global Reach

  • YouTube has over a billion users–almost a third of all people on the Internet–and every day, people watch hundreds of millions of hours of YouTube videos and generate billions of views.
  • YouTube overall, and even YouTube on mobile alone, reaches more 18-34 and 18-49 year-olds than any cable network in the U.S.
  • More than half of YouTube views come from mobile devices.
  • YouTube has launched local versions in more than 88 countries.
  • You can navigate YouTube in a total of 76 different languages (covering 95% of the Internet population).

Investing in Creators

  • The number of channels earning six figures each year on YouTube has increased by 50% y/y.
  • The YouTube Spaces team is focused on helping creators make great content through strategic programmes and workshops that are largely administered at the YouTube Space production facilities in Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo, Sao Paulo and Berlin.
  • As of March 2015, creators filming in YouTube Spaces have produced over 10,000 videos which have generated over 1 billion views and 70+ million hours of watch time.


  • As of July 2016, YouTube has paid out $2 billion to rightsholders who have chosen to monetise claims since Content ID first launched in 2007.
  • As of July 2015, there are 8,000+ partners using Content ID–including many major network broadcasters, film studios and record labels–who have claimed over 400 million videos, helping them to control their content on YouTube and make money on videos containing copyrighted material.
  • We have more than 50 million active reference files in our Content ID database, making it the most comprehensive in the world. It’s even won a PrimeTime Emmy!