10 Crazy Stats About Video

May 25, 2019

Video is the language of choice for today’s students.

Video is critical in today’s classroom, but you don’t have to take our word for it—the proof of video’s growing influence on knowledge and learning is in the statistics.

10 Crazy Stats About Video


1. The average teen watches 68 videos every day.


2. 400 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.


3. YouTube is the top social platform for today’s teens. 85% of teenagers say they use the platform.


4. One minute of video is worth 1.8 million words.


5. On average, by 2020, each person will upload 2.5 video clips every day.


6. Video will make up 82% of all internet traffic in 2021.


7. 66% of teachers believe video increases student motivation.


8. Information consumed via video is retained at a 60% higher rate than text.

9. Among millennials, YouTube accounts for two-thirds of the premium online video watched across devices.

10. 80% of Internet users can recall a video ad they have seen in the last 30 days.

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