Discord was released on May 13th, 2015, and it has become one of the most popular places for gamers to meet, with more than 300 million registered users. Discover: How many monthly active and concurrent Discord users are there How many messages do those users send on a daily & monthly basis Which are the biggest Discord servers, and how many followers they have Did you know 79% of Discord users come from outside the US? Learn more facts like this in the article below. How many people use Discord? Discord demographics How many Discord servers are there? Discord usage statistics that goes to the USA What is Discord revenue Discord market share How much is Discord worth Discord funding Fascinating Discord Statistics There are more than 150 million monthly active and 300 million registered Discord users. Discord users exchange around 4 billion messages daily, or 124 billion messages monthly. Discord is valued at $15 billion and has so far secured $995 million in 16 funding rounds. Discord has more than 19 million servers, with the most popular one, Genshin Impact Official, having more than 1 million members. How many people use Discord? More than 14 million daily users use Discord. The latest known data is from 2019. YearNumber of dailyDiscord users201914 million201819 million20179 million(Destructoid, Engadget, TechCrunch) The average growth of registered Discord users is 48.64% per year. DateGrowth ofregisteredusersJune 2020+20%May 2019+25%December 2018+53.8%May 2018+44.4%December 2017+100%May 2017/(Statista 2, Techspot) Related: How many people play League of Legends? Discord monthly active users Discord had 150 million monthly active users in September 2021. 79% of those monthly active users come outside of the US. (CNBC) In June 2020, there were 100 monthly active users on Discord. DateNumber ofmonthlyactive usersGrowthSeptember 2021150 million+50%June 2020100 million+78.6%Q4 201956 million/(Discord, Statista, CNBC 2) Discord registered users The number of registered Discord users rose from 45 to over 300 million between 2017 and 2020. This table shows how the number of Discord registered users changed through the years: DateNumber ofregisteredusersJune 2020300 millionMay 2019250 millionDecember 2018200 millionMay 2018130 millionDecember 201790 millionMay 201745 million(Statista 2, Techspot) Average Discord user: Discord demographics An average Discord user is between 18-24 years old, male, and is using the app for mostly non-gaming activities. Most discordapp.com visitors are aged between 18 to 24 (39.52%). Age groupPercentage ofdiscordapp.comvisitors18-2439.61%25-3431.49%35-4413.87%45-547.67%55-644.48%+652.89%(Similarweb) Discord has a 68% brand awareness among 18 to 24-year-old audience. (CNBC) Based on a Statista survey, 14% of Americans and 10% of Englishmen use Discord for their messaging app. (Statista 2) In March 2021, Discord was among the most frequently used apps with iPhone users aged 18 to 25. (eMarketer) Most web Discord app users are males (79.46%). Females represent 20.54% of the visitors. GenderPercentage ofDiscordapp.comvisitorsMale79.46%Female20.54%(Similarweb) Out of 901 companies from a survey that use Discord, 13% (or 116) deal with computer games. Type of companyNumber ofcompaniesusing DiscordComputer software109Entertainment74Internet45IT & Services40Retail36Recreational facilities& services24Financial services18Online media17Sports17(Enlyft) From companies that use Discord, most are small ones with below $50 million in revenue. Company’sannual revenuePercentage ofcompaniesusing Discord$0-$50 million72%$50-$999 million14%>$1 billion7%(Enlyft) Also, companies that use Discord also have fewer employees. Number ofemployeesPercentageof companiesusing Discord<5065%50-99924%>10009%(Enlyft) Types of Discord users 78% of Discord users use the service for non-gaming purposes, 22% use it strictly for gaming. Only 22% use the app entirely for gaming which is probably less than expected. In early 2013, “only 30%” of Discord users used the service for anything other than gaming. Discord was primarily focused on gamers who didn’t like Skype’s service. How usersuse DiscordPercentageOnly for gaming22%For other reasons,including gaming78%(CNBC, CNBC 2) Most Discord users from a worldwide survey are interested in technology (63%). Followed closely by gaming at 61%. Hobbies Discord usersare interested inPercentage ofDiscord usersTechnology63%Gaming61%Computers/coding51%Science50%Playing sports49%Gadgets48%eSports38%Adventure/extreme sports32%Urban/modern art32%Board games31%(Statista 3) How many Discord servers are there? There are over 19 million active servers on Discord. Here are the Discord server numbers and growth: YearNumber ofactive serversGrowth202219 million+40.7%202113.5 million+101.5%20206.7 million(Discord, Wersm) Around 90% of Discord servers have less than 15 members. (Fast Company) What is the biggest Discord server? Genshin Impact Official is the largest Discord server. Here’s a table of the most popular Discord servers with the most members: Discord serverNumber of membersGenshin Impact Official1,000,000VALORANT985,504Roblox827,801Official Fortnite820,087Minecraft800,000Lofi Girl754,012Axie Infinity695,729Anime Soul Discord620,801TommyInnit’s Discord662,802Rocket League589,104MrBeast499,994Memeology493,837 Read more about Valorant, Minecraft, and Rocket League facts. Which country uses Discord the most? USA users represent the highest percentage of discordapp.com visitors at 28.09%. Followed by Canada at the distant 4.86%. And that’s despite the company being from Canada. CountryPercentage ofdiscordapp.comvisitorsUSA26.36%Canada4.15%Germany3.67%France3.45%UK3.38%Others58.99%(Similarweb) How many messages are sent on Discord? In 2021, users sent over 962 million messages over Discord every day. That equals 28.8 billion messages per month in 2021. YearNumber ofdaily messagesNumber ofmonthly messagesAugust 20224 billion124 billion2021962 million28.8 billion20201.8 billion54 billion2019850 million25.5 billion2018530 million15.9 billion(Domo, CB Insights, VentureBeat, Variety, Statista 6) Discord users clock in 4 billion server conversation minutes every day. (Discord) Discord peak concurrent users Discord’s concurrent user record is still the one from 2020, when there were 10.6 million users live on the app. That surpassed the record from 2018 with 8.2 million concurrent users. YearPeak concurrent users202010.6 million20188.2 million(Levvvel) What are the most common ways people use Discord? Young people use Discord primarily for: Online schooling Messaging To connect with friends during a pandemic (maybe a bit irrelevant by now) Gaming Music discussions Playing role games like Dungeons & Dragons (NYTimes) What is Discord revenue? Discord earned $130 million in revenue in 2020. In 2019, Discord only earned $45 million. YearRevenue2020$130 million2019$45 million(CB Insights) Discord earned $28.72 million in revenue in Q2 2022 through mobile in-app purchases. Year’s quarterMobile apprevenuethat monthQ2 2022$28.72 millionQ1 2022$30.45 millionQ4 2021$27.99 millionQ3 2021$25.41 millionQ2 2021$23.07 millionQ1 2021$18.35 millionQ4 2020$12.71 millionQ3 2020$8.08 millionQ2 2020$5.3 millionQ1 2020$3.32 millionQ4 2019$2.35 millionQ3 2019$1.05 millionQ2 2019$0.55 million(Statista 5, AppMagic) Discord market share Discord is the third most popular messaging app in the US, with a 9% share in Q1 2022. MessagingapplicationShare inQ1 2022Q1 2021Q1 2020Messenger52%55%58%WhatsApp26%25%28%Discord9%8%3%Line3%2%2%Others10%10%9%(eMarketer 2) Discord holds a tiny 0.15% market share in the Unified Communications category. UnifiedCommunicationsapplicationsMarket shareZoom17.31%Adobe Connect13.84%Skype13.48%Discord0.15%Others55.22%(Enlyft) Discord holds a 15.18% market share in the game development category, ranking third. Game developmentapplicationsMarket shareBlender27.45%Unreal Engine17.95%Discord15.18%Google Gaming9.76%Unity5.84%Godot3.87%Kahoot!3.62%Chartboost1.34%Others14.99%(Slintel) How much is Discord worth? Discord is valued at around $15 billion. The jump occurred after September 2021 funding. Before the funding, Discord was valued at $7.3 billion. (Bloomberg, CNBC) Despite that, Discord isn’t very profitable since it gets the most money from premium subscriptions yet offers a lot to their non-paying Discord members, making premium subscriptions not as tempting. (Protocol) Discord funding Throughout 16 rounds, Discord secured $995 million in funding. In March 2022, Discord got $10.9 million. However, in September 2021, Discord raised a massive $500 million in funding. Funding roundMoney securedeach yearMarch 2022$10.9 millionSeptember 2021$500 millionDecember 2020$100 millionJune 2020$100 millionDecember 2018$150 millionApril 2018$50 million2017$50 million2016$29 million(Reuters, Statista 5, VentureBeat 2, TechCrunch, TechCrunch 2, eSports Observer) Who was the first Discord user? Apparently, “Vind” was one of the first users to roam Discord. He and his teammates were Battlefield 4 players, switching from TeamSpeak to find a better chatting app. (Protocol 2) Bonus Discord Stats In 2021, Discord counted 839,849 incident reports. That’s 437,190 reports from January 2021 to June 2021, and 402,659 reports from July 2021 to December 2021. TimeperiodNumber ofreportsSecond half 2020355,633 reportsFirst half 2020235,149 reportsApril 2019– December 2019176,000 reportsJanuary 2019– March 201952,400 reports(Discord 2) Discord incidents for the entire year. Here’s a table of reported incidents on Discord: YearNumber ofreportsDifference2021839,849 reports+249,067 reports(or +42.1%)2020590,782 reports+362,382 reports(or +158.6%)2019228,400 reports(Discord 2) Most of the reports were about harassment (21.3%). Platform manipulation was the second at 18.7%. Reasonsfor reportFirst halfof 2021Second halfof 2021Harassment32.8%21.3%Spam13.3%/Cybercrime11%/Graphic content8.1%2.7%Exploitativecontent8.3%7.2%Platform abuse5.9%18.7%Self-harmconcerns4.7%2.7%Hacks & cheats4.2%/Doxxing3%/Extremist or violent content3%2%Malware2.3%/Raiding1.9%/CSAM1.4%/Hateful conduct/12.6%Child safety/11%Illegal activities/9%Deceptive practices/7.9%Identity & authenticity/4.9%(Discord 2) Platforms US gamers prefer to watch video games and eSports live streams. Platform usedfor watchingPercentage ofUS gamersFacebookGaming42%Twitch35%YouTubeGaming35%Discord32%Steam32%Caffein26%YouNow20%Periscope19%Ustream19%DLive18%Smashcast17%Mirrativ16%Other4%(eMarketer 3) Read more: VoIP Statistics: Market, Industry, Users Mobile Gaming: Revenue, Market Share, Demographics Fascinating Music Streaming Statistics Xbox Game Pass Subscribers Conclusion These were the latest Discord stats we could find. The fact is that Discord, while at first being a better alternative to Skype, has become a massive community for people with different interests, rapidly expanding into mainstream popularity. What Discord statistic did you find the most fascinating? What are you using Discord for? Let us know down in the comments. Sources: Discord, Discord 2, CNBC, CNBC 2, Statista, Statista 2, Statista 3, Statista 4, Statista 5, Techspot, eMarketer, eMarketer 2, eMarketer 3, Similarweb, Domo, CB Insights, Wersm, VentureBeat, VentureBeat 2, Variety, Levvvel, NYTimes, AppMagic, Slintel, Bloomberg, Protocol, Protocol 2, Reuters, Enlyft, TechCrunch, TechCrunch 2, eSports Observer, Fast Company, Engadget, Destructoid Statista 6, Number of daily messages exchanged on social media and communication platform Discord. Published Dec 5, 2022. Accessed Feb 22, 2023. Peter SusicFrom a childhood fascination with sound, Peter’s passion has evolved into a relentless pursuit of the finest headphones. 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