How Many Podcasts are There In 2020?

How Many Podcasts are There In 2020?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Sources: Edison Research Infinite Dial 2020 released March 19th, 2020. Q1 2018 report from Nielsen came out March 20, 2018. Total number of podcasts & episodes on iTunes updated April 2020.

Just how many podcasts are there in 2020?

As of April 2020:

There are over 1,000,000 (1 million) podcasts

And over 30,000,000 (30 million) episodes

That's an astoundingly large number of podcast content and creators!

To put things into perspective, as of this writing there's about 7.8 billion people on planet Earth.

Which means that 1 in 7800 of all people in the world have their own podcast.

Also consider that back in mid-2018, Apple confirmed that there were more than 500,000 podcasts.

That's a doubling of podcasts in just under two years!

And we're just in Q2 of 2020...

We hope this information illustrates the explosive growth of content and opportunities in the podcasting world.

Check out the following episode from Podcasting Simplified for more information on the current state of podcasting in 2020:

Good luck to all of you! Keep creating great content and don’t give up!

Keep hustling, and we'll see you on the next one!

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