Online Videos are modern day time suck too: Over 200 BILLION Videos Viewed Globally In A Month

By on December 15, 2011

A total of 1.2 billion people (15 years and above) watched 201.4 billion online videos in October 2011 alone, according to the latest comScore report.

It is not surprising that Google Sites (with YouTube as the key driver) is the top global online video destination, with 88.3 billion videos viewed during the month. Youku, China’s YouTube, is in distant second with 4.6 billion videos viewed and VEVO is third with 3.7 billion videos. Users of the world’s most popular social network, Facebook viewed a total of 2.6 billion videos on the platform.

Top 5 Global Video Destinations, by videos viewed

  1. Google Sites: 88,278,970 videos viewed
  2. Youku: 4,644,727
  3. VEVO: 3,697,229
  4. Facebook: 2,590,812
  5. Dwango: 2,458,180

On average, each viewer in Canada watched the most videos. The country has the highest number of videos per viewer with 303 videos, followed by the US with 286 videos and the UK with 269 videos.

In Asia, the top three video-crazed nations are Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. Viewers in Japan averaged the highest number of videos per viewer at 223 videos, followed by Hong Kong at 160 videos and Singapore at 153 videos.

Top Countries by Videos per Viewers

  1. Canada: 303.7 videos
  2. US: 286.3
  3. UK: 268.6
  4. Turkey: 250.7
  5. Germany: 250.6
  6. Japan: 222.7
  7. France: 190.1
  8. Spain: 178.6
  9. Hong Kong: 160.0
  10. Singapore: 153.2

Source: comScore Video Matrix

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Originally posted on Forbes.






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