Linkedin by the Numbers: Stats, Demographics & Fun Facts

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Linkedin by the Numbers: Stats, Demographics & Fun Facts

Linkedin Stats
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Company Info

Linkedin LogoURL:

Founded on: May 5, 2003

CEO: Jeff Weiner

Headquarters: Mountain View, CA

Employees: 8700

LinkedIn Statistics

Total Number of Linkedin Users:

500 million

Last updated: 1/1/18

Total Number of Monthly Active Linkedin Users:

250 million

Last updated: 1/1/18

Total Number of Linkedin Users from US:

133 million

Last updated: 10/24/17

Percentage of users that use Linkedin Daily:


Last updated: 10/24/17

Number of New Linkedin New Members per Second:


Linkedin Demographics

  • 70% of Linkedin users are from Outside of Us.
  • 40 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn.
  • There are 57% of male users and 44% female users on Linkedin.
  • After US, India, Brazil, Great Britain and Canada has the highest number of Linkedin users.
  • 13% of Millennials (15-34 Years old) use Linkedin.
  • 28% of All Internet male users use Linkedin, whereas 27% of All Internet Female users use Linkedin.
  • 44% of Linked users earn more than $75,000 in a year.
  • There are over 39 million students and recent grads on Linkedin.

Linkedin Financials

  • Microsoft paid $26.2 billion to buy LinkedIn.
  • Linkedin’s Q2 2015 revenue is $712 million with $128 million generated from premium account subscriptions.
  • Linkedin’s Q3 2016 revenue is $960 million with 17% generated ($162 million) generated from premium account subscriptions; 18%($175 million) from marketing solutions, and staggering 65% ($623 million) from talent solutions.
  • Linkedin generates $371,474 per employee.

Fun Facts

  • 41% of millionaires use LinkedIn.
  • LinkedIn now has 3 million active job listings on the platform.
  • 1 million professionals have published post on LinkedIn.
  • An average user spends 17 minutes monthly on Linkedin.
  • Motivated was the most overused word on Linkedin in 2014.
  • Statistical Analysis and Data Mining are Top skills on Linkedin.
  • 59% of Linkedin members have never worked at a company with more than 200 employees.
  • There are 5.5 million accountants on Linkedn.
  • There have been 1 billion endorsements on LinkedIn.
  • The average CEO has 930 connections.
  • The most overused profile word continues to be “Motivated” – which also topped 2014 and 2015.

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Salman Aslam
Salman Aslam
Salman Aslam is the Founder & CEO of Omnicore, a leading Healthcare Digital Advertising & Marketing Agency helping clients across the globe. You can follow him on Twitter for tweets and rants about latest news, tips and advice on digital marketing.

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