Close this search box.

100+ Netflix Statistics, Facts & Trends to Watch Out For

We are reader supported and may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Learn more.

If you live on this planet, you most likely have a Netflix subscription and would like to know all the latest reliable statistics on your favorite binge-worthy platform.

While pouring through reams of information, research, and factual data from the most trusted resources, you will realize that Netflix holds the world’s no. 1 position.

Check out the following statistics, facts, and trends that determine the narrative of Netflix’s popularity and reach. The numbers speak for themselves!

Top 8 Netflix Statistics (Editor’s Pick)

  • Netflix gave subscriber No. 500,000 a lifetime subscription.
  • Over 83% tried to use VPN services to access Netflix video content in 2021.
  • Netflix’s revenue in 2021 was $29.69 billion, up from $24.99 billion in 2020.
  • Nearly 50% of the Netflix library was original content in 2022.
  • Netflix is available in over 37 languages.
  • Red Notice is the #1 most-watched movie on Netflix in 2023.
  • Squid Game Season 1 is the #1 most-watched Netflix show in 2023.
  • La Shanda Rene Foster first coined the phrase “Netflix and chill” in a tweet on January 21, 2009.


top 8 netflix statistics
Share This Image On Your Website
					<a href="https://vpnalert.com/resources/netflix-statistics/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://vpnalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/top-8-netflix-statistics.png" alt="Top 8 Netflix Statistics" width="768" border="0" height="800.64" loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low"></a>

Timeline of Netflix

1. Netflix was launched in 1997 in Scotts Valley, California.

Netflix was formed in 1988 in Scotts Valley, California by Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings, who previously worked together at Pure Software.

2. Netflix purchased the domain name Netflix.com on April 14, 1998. Beetlejuice was the first DVD to get shipped on March 10, 1998.

Netflix began its journey as the first DVD rental and sales website, with approximately 925 titles and a traditional seven-day rental policy.

3. Netflix gave subscriber No. 500,000 a lifetime subscription.

Netflix announced in February 2002 that it had reached 500,000 subscribers.

The 500,000th subscriber was given a lifetime subscription and invited to a meeting.

4. In 2007, Netflix introduced its subscription-based streaming service.

By 2010, Netflix was streaming in Canada. It was later available in Latin America in 2011, and by 2012 it reached Europe.

5. Netflix was the first streaming platform to have an app.

Netflix started streaming entertainment in 2007 through its Watch Now service straight to TVs, laptops, and tablets. In 2011, its app was made accessible for Android phones.

netflix as first streaming platform to have an app
Share This Image On Your Website
					<a href="https://vpnalert.com/resources/netflix-statistics/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://vpnalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/netflix-first-streaming-app.png" alt="First Streaming Platform to Have an App" width="768" border="0" height="544.35912581217" loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low"></a>

6. In 2013, Netflix had 34.24 million subscribers, expanding to over 200 million users in just 10 years.

The number of Netflix customers climbed to +5 million in 2005. By 2015, Netflix had nearly 59.62 million subscribers, and over 100 million by 2017.

7. Netflix went global in 2016.

As of 2023, only residents of China, Syria, North Korea, and Crimea don’t have the privilege of Netflix’s binge-worthy content.

8. In 2021, Netflix introduced its gaming platform, Netflix Games.

After purchasing Night School Studio and Next Games, Netflix purchased mobile game developer Boss Fight Entertainment in 2022.

9. The regular hours spent each day viewing Netflix grew by 61% during the COVID-19 pandemic.

From this, it was concluded that Netflix subscribers streamed around 3.2 hours of content daily while under quarantine.

10. Netflix was the world's 7th largest internet company in 2022.

Netflix has the biggest pie in the live-streaming market share and gets ranked alongside internet giants Amazon, Alphabet, and Meta as one of the largest internet companies.

11. In 2022, American adults said Netflix was the best U.S. video streaming provider with high-quality original content.

In the United States in 2022, Netflix was rated as the best video streaming service with original content of high quality. Amazon Prime Video came in second for high-quality original programming, trailed by HBO Max and Disney+.

12. Netflix is the #1 most-watched streaming service worldwide as of 2023.

As of 2023, Netflix is the most popular subscription video streaming service worldwide.

13. According to estimations, Netflix's market net worth was $163.75 billion as of January 25, 2023.

Netflix revenue for the fiscal year ending December 2022 saw a 6.46% rise year on year.

Netflix Usage and Reach

14. Netflix.com got more than 765 million global views in April 2022.

Regarding overall traffic, Netflix was the most popular paid streaming service worldwide. Disney Plus and Hulu trailed behind at barely 190 million and 146 million views, respectively.

15. By the fourth quarter of 2022, Netflix had around 231 million paid subscribers globally.

This development in 2022 reflected a gain of about 8 million subscribers compared to the previous quarter. Astonishing, considering its modest beginnings of 1 million subscribers in 2003.

Year Netflix Number of Users (in Millions)
Q1 2013 34.24
Q1 2014 46.13
Q1 2015 59.62
Q1 2016 77.71
Q1 2017 94.36
Q1 2018 118.9
Q1 2019 148.86
Q1 2020 182.86
Q1 2021 207.64
Q1 2022 221.64
Q1 2023 231

16. Basic plans for Netflix subscriptions differ per country.

Each country has different subscription rates, with some countries paying higher than others as of 2022.

17. Over 83% tried to use VPN services to access Netflix video content in 2021.

Netflix ranked as the overwhelming favorite among VPN cross-border users.

Over 40% of American internet users now use virtual private networks, indicating their widespread adoption.

18. Netflix announced that 74.3 million paid streaming subscribers were from the US and Canada in 2022.

According to Netflix data by country, most paying subscribers live in the US and Canada as of the fourth quarter of 2022.

19. Over 76 million of Netflix's total global customers were in the EMEA region in 2022.

Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) formed a substantial base for Netflix subscribers in 2022.

20. Australia and the United Kingdom had higher Netflix usage rates in 2022.

The subscription video-on-demand service was used by 65% of Australian households and 57% of UK households in 2022.

21. Hispanic and African Americans watched Netflix more frequently in 2021.

Hispanic and African American Netflix users outnumber Caucasian Netflix users who watched Netflix as of August 2021.

hispanic african american watch more neflix
Share This Image On Your Website
					<a href="https://vpnalert.com/resources/netflix-statistics/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://vpnalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/hispanic-african-american-watch-more-neflix.png" alt="Hispanic and African American Watch More Neflix" width="768" border="0" height="544.35912581217" loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low"></a>

22. Subscribers to Netflix watched Sports the least frequently in 2022.

In 2022, 10% of U.S. adults claimed that they would not pay for video streaming subscriptions like Netflix because there were insufficient live sporting events.

23. By 2025, the predicted Netflix penetration rate in North America will be 62%.

Although expansion in the US and Canada is likely to remain less compared to other regions, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) and Asia Pacific adoption rates are projected to grow at double the rate.

24. Netflix is predicted to lose ground to Amazon Prime Video by 2027.

The days of Netflix might be numbered. By 2027, Amazon Prime Video may have surpassed Netflix and Disney+, as per market predictions.

Netflix Password Sharing Statistics

25. Password sharing isn't limited to Netflix.

Netflix isn’t the only service where people share passwords; HBO Max, Disney+, and Apple TV+ also had significantly higher sharing rates in 2022.

26. Over 100 million Netflix subscribers today use passwords borrowed from others to access the streaming service.

Many Netflix subscribers stream for free because of password and account sharing.

In 2023, Netflix will begin charging for account sharing outside a single household.

27. One-third of Netflix streaming subscribers were willing to pay more to share passwords as of 2022.

Approximately 52% of those who share passwords said they’d consider subscribing.

28. In the US and Canada alone, about 30 million homes used Netflix without paying subscription fees in 2022.

Approximately 30 million American and Canadian households used Netflix for free in 2022.

29. In 2022, about 28 million people admitted to accessing others' Netflix login IDs.

Netflix had difficulty attracting paying subscribers since it raised its fees in 2022.

Most American subscribers share their Netflix subscription with family members.

30. The biggest Netflix Freeloaders were 16% of Baby Boomers in 2022.

Baby boomers were likely to use a password belonging to someone outside their homes. 7% of Gen Zers admitted to sharing their passwords with people who do not live with them.

31. In 2021, Netflix lost an estimated $6 billion due to password sharing.

Overall, Netflix, and other video streaming platforms lose around $25 billion in potential revenue annually because of password sharing.

Netflix Usage by Age and Gender

32. The average age of Netflix's core customers ranged from 18 to 44 years in 2021.

Today’s primary Netflix audience in the US are members of Gen X, Gen Z, and Millennials.

33. Approximately 52% of Netflix's viewers were female in 2021.

Like Netflix, Hulu had a similar ratio of female to male users of 52:48 in 2021, making both platforms well-proportioned as per the viewer demographic.

34. Around 75% of people aged between 18 and 34 and about 44% of 65+ watched Netflix in the US in 2021.

In the United States, Netflix demographics were highest for younger age groups; around 75% of those aged 18 to 34 subscribed to Netflix in mid-2021, compared to just 44% of those aged 65 or older.

35. In 2021, the average Netflix US-based subscriber earned below $50,000 annually.

The average Netflix subscriber in the US was a suburban millennial female with little or no education in 2021.

Netflix Revenue Statistics

36. Netflix's revenue in 2021 was $29.69 billion, up from $24.99 billion in 2020.

Increasing by 26.13% from 2016, Netflix’s average monthly revenue per paying subscriber around the globe in 2021 was $10.86.

Region Annual Revenue by Region 2021 $Bn Annual Revenue by Region 2022 $Bn
United States and Canada $12.97 $14.08
Europe, the Middle East, and Africa $9.69 $9.74
Latin America $3.57 $4.06
Asia-Pacific $3.26 $3.57

37. Netflix had a global average monthly revenue per paying subscriber of $11.67 in 2021.

This figure was a sharp increase from approximately 10.91 dollars in 2020.

On average, the corporation had 211 million paid memberships and 222 million paying subscribers in 2021.

38. In June 2021, Netflix's average monthly revenue per paying member in the US and Canada was $14.40.

Netflix’s average monthly revenue per paying member in the United States and Canada was $14.40 in 2021, which was 93.28% higher than the per-member revenue in Latin America.

39. In 2021, Netflix's monthly revenue of the average active subscriber in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe was $11.61.

This monthly revenue was 18.2% less in 2021 than in the US and Canada for the average active Netflix subscriber of these regions.

40. Netflix subscribers of the Asia-Pacific base generated average monthly revenue of $9.72 in 2021.

Paying Netflix users in the Asia-Pacific generated an average of $9.72 per month in 2021, which was lower than in other regions.

41. Netflix recorded the lowest monthly average revenue per user in Latin America in 2021 at $7.73.

Netflix earned 7.73 US dollars on average per subscriber in Latin America in 2021.

But this was roughly 3.8% more than the monthly average revenue per user of $7.45 that was reported a year ago.

42. Netflix revenue in the second quarter of 2022 reached $3.5 million, mainly from the US and Canada.

Geographically speaking, the United States and Canada represent the bulk of Netflix’s total revenue.

43. Countries like Switzerland and Canada faced expensive Netflix subscription rates as of October 2022.

Netflix subscriptions in Canada cost 12.10 US dollars per month, while Swedish users pay 11.49 US dollars monthly for the streaming company’s base plan.

44. In Q2 2022, Netflix's US and Canadian subscribers fell by 1.3 million.

The US and Europe are losing subscribers due to competition, the recession, inflation, and general economic anxiety.

45. Pakistani Netflix users had the cheapest subscription fee in 2022.

Pakistan happens to be the most inexpensive at a monthly subscription of $3.78.

netflix pakistani lowest subscription fee
Share This Image On Your Website
					<a href="https://vpnalert.com/resources/netflix-statistics/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://vpnalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/netflix-pakistani-lowest-subscription-fee.png" alt="Pakistani Users Have the Lowest Netflix Subscription Fee" width="768" border="0" height="544.35912581217" loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low"></a>

46. As of 2022, the annual Netflix revenue was $31.47 billion.

An overall increase of 5.98% since 2021 was noted in Netflix’s annual revenue.

47. Netflix is predicted to take over 62% of the North American market by 2025.

In comparison, Netflix’s penetration rate has been growing steadily from 2019 through 2022 and is projected upward.

48. From 2019 to 2022, Netflix had annual revenue growth of 27.62%, 24.01%, 18.81%, and 5.98%, respectively.

Netflix’s annual revenue rose consistently through 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 with $20.15 billion, $24.99 billion, $29.69 billion, and $31.47 billion, respectively.

Netflix Originals Content and Library Statistics

49. Netflix Originals are available only on the Netflix platform.

Netflix provides its library of titles through licensing agreements and its creations, dubbed Netflix Originals.

50. 50% of Netflix users cited Netflix Original Content as their main reason to subscribe in February 2021.

Nearly 50% of Netflix subscribers identified Netflix Original Content as their primary draw. Netflix published 129 original content titles in the fourth quarter of 2021

Netflix is the creator of 7 of the top 10 most watched original video content titles among US streaming services.

51. Netflix produced 129 original movies in the third quarter of 2021.

Netflix spent a record-breaking 17 billion dollars on content in 2021.

Netflix reportedly delivered 129 original content titles in the final quarter of 2021 and a total of 788 Netflix originals at the end of the year.

52. In 2022, Netflix released 891 new Netflix Originals.

In contrast to 2021, when 788 Netflix Originals were added, in 2022, there were 891 new Netflix Originals.

53. The most popular device to binge-watch Netflix content in the US was a Smart TV in 2022.

As of the first quarter of 2022, the smart TV was the most popular device, contributing 29.5 % of all Netflix episode streams. The PC was the second most common device used by Netflix viewers in the United States.

54. Netflix spent 17 billion on content in 2021 and 18 billion in 2022.

The estimated spending budget of Netflix in 2022 was $17 billion.

55. In 2022, Netflix decided to maintain a content budget of roughly $17 billion in the upcoming years.

Netflix intends to keep its $17 billion content budget for the foreseeable future, even as its revenue growth picks up speed.

56. In 2022, the Netflix Czech Republic collection contained nearly 9,000 titles, compared to 7,825 in the UK's library and more than 6,473 in the US.

These elements might contribute to producing more successful content in 2023 and after. There were nearly 9,000 titles, with a total of 8,779 titles in the Czech Republic. 

While Netflix UK surpassed Netflix Canada, Netflix Australia, and Netflix US.

Country Number of Titles
Czech Republic 8779
UK 7825
Canada 6954
Australia 6871
USA 6473

57. Nearly 50% of the Netflix library was original content in 2022.

When analyzed, over 41.48% of the entire collection was Netflix Originals in 2022.

58. In Q2 2022, Netflix acquired 160 titles.

In the second quarter of 2022, Netflix acquired 160 titles, including The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes, Mission Impossible Movie Collection, Hustle, The Man from Toronto, Greys Anatomy Season 18, Legacies Season 4, and more.

59. Netflix is available in over 37 languages.

Netflix is accessible in 37+ languages worldwide, including Hindi, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Arabic, French, Thai, Turkish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Tamil, Indonesian, Filipino, German, Malayalam, Punjabi, Italian, and more.

60. The most popular non-English Netflix show is the South Korean Squid Game.

Since its debut in 2021, the South Korean survival thriller television series Squid Game was the most popular in 2022.

61. In 2021, Netflix had over 13,612 titles available worldwide.

There are 13,612 titles that Netflix has rights to worldwide, but only certain countries can access each of them. As a result, Netflix’s individual libraries are much smaller.

Netflix Top 10 Movies of All Time In 2023

62. Red Notice is the #1 most-watched movie on Netflix in 2023, with 364.2 million hours of streaming time worldwide.

Red Notice is the most-watched movie on Netflix in 2023 and is coming up for a sequel.

netflix red notice most watched movie
Share This Image On Your Website
					<a href="https://vpnalert.com/resources/netflix-statistics/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://vpnalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/netflix-red-notice-most-watched-movie.png" alt="Red Notice Is the Most-Watched Netflix Movie" width="768" border="0" height="544.35912581217" loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low"></a>

63. Don't Look Up is the #2 most-watched movie on Netflix, with 359.8 million hours in 2023.

Don’t Look Up has been seen for more than 2 billion minutes, making it one of the most popular movies on the streaming giant.

64. The Birdbox is the #3 most-watched movie on Netflix, clocking 282 million hours watched as of 2023.

Birdbox, a Sandra Bullock-starring film, was initially viewed by more than 45 million people globally in only seven days.

65. Glass Onion on Netflix is the #4 most-watched movie of all time on Netflix in 2023, with 273.2 million hours of viewing time.

Netflix owns the rights to an additional sequel in the Knives Out franchise.

They have already announced Knives Out 3 is in the works.

66. The Gray Man, an action thriller, is the #5 most-watched movie on Netflix in 2023, with 253.9 million hours streamed.

It was the most-watched Netflix movie across 84 countries, with 253.9 million hours streamed to date globally. The Gray Man will have a sequel featuring Ryan Gosling and the Russo Brothers reprising their roles.

67. The Adam Project, a Sci-fi movie, is the #6 most-watched movie of all time on Netflix, streaming 233.2 million hours as of 2023.

The Adam Project was also named the Comedy Movie of 2022 by the People’s Choice Awards for being entertaining and intriguing from beginning to end.

68. Extraction is the #7 most-watched movie on Netflix in 2023, streaming for 231.3 million hours.

Extraction was the best action movie on Netflix in 2022, setting many records on Netflix.

69. Purple Hearts is the #8 most-watched Netflix movie in 2023, with 228.69 million hours of streaming.

With over 48 million hours streamed in its first week and another 55 million hours the following week in 2022, the film received 228.69 million hours of streaming, making it to the most-watched list on Netflix in 2023.

70. The Unforgivable is the #9 most-watched Netflix movie in 2023, with 214.7 million hours since it streamed.

The Unforgivable got mixed reviews but is one of the most popular films ever to air on the program because of its upbeat conclusion.

71. The Irishman received 214.8 million viewing hours in four weeks and has been the #10 most-watched movie of all time on Netflix as of 2023.

The Irishman takes 10th place with 64 million households who watched it since its debut in 2019.

Netflix Top 15 Shows of All Time in 2023

72. Squid Game Season 1 is the #1 most-watched Netflix show in 2023, with 1.65 billion hours streamed.

The South Korean survival thriller “Squid Game” portrays people participating for money in violent games.

Rank # Top Shows of All Time 2023 Number of Hours Viewed
1 Squid Game Season 1 1.65 billion
2 Stranger Things Season 4 1.35 billion
3 Wednesday 1.23 billion
4 Dahmer - Monster The Jeffrey Dahmer Story 856.2 million
5 Money Heist Part 5 792.2 million
6 Bridgerton Season 2 656.2 million
7 Bridgerton Season 1 625.5 million
8 Money Heist Season 4 619 million
9 Stranger Things Season 3 582.1 million
10 Lucifer Season 5 569.5 million
11 All of Us Are Dead Season 1 560.8 million
12 The Witcher Season 1 541 million
13 Inventing Anna 511.9 million
14 13 Reasons Why Season 2 496.1 million
15 Ozark Season 4 491.1 million

73. Stranger Things Season 4 is the #2 most-watched Netflix show in 2023, with 1.35 billion hours streamed.

The fourth Season had more to the plotlines than the first three Seasons of Stranger Things.

74. Wednesday, a coming-of-age paranormal dark comedy with 1.23 billion hours of viewing, is the #3 most-watched Netflix show of all time in 2023.

In just one month, Wednesday streamed over 1 billion hours by viewers in 2022.

75. Dahmer - Monster The Jeffrey Dahmer Story took the #4 spot in the top Netflix shows of all time in 2023, with 856.2 million hours viewed.

The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is a true-crime serial killer series. While it scored a lot of eyeballs, the show also stirred up some controversies in 2022.

76. Money Heist Part 5 took the #5 spot in the top Netflix shows in 2023, with 792.2 million hours of viewing time.

Money Heist’s plot is entirely fictitious and was conceived by Alex Pina.

The storyline involves a professor and his motley crew of oddball crooks carrying out a risky 11-day heist. Money Heist Part 5 on Netflix is a Spanish-language thriller.

77. Bridgerton Season 2 is a historical romance drama that took the #6 spot in the top Netflix shows of all time in 2023, with 656.2 million hours of viewing time.

The show is adapted from the Bridgerton book series by Julia Quinn.

The most intriguing aspect was the reimagining of white characters as people of color, a feature that distinguished the show the most from the books.

78. Bridgerton Season 1 claimed the #7 position in the top Netflix shows of all time in 2023 with 625.5 million hours streamed.

Though the show is not 100% accurate historically, it caught the audience’s interest for its inclusivity and romantic plot twists.

79. Money Heist Season 4 of the action thriller is #8 in the top Netflix shows of all time in 2023, accumulating 619 million streaming hours.

Money Heist caught the attention of action fans from the start. Before Netflix acquired this popular show, it was almost canceled.

80. Stranger Things Season 3 ranked #9 in the top Netflix shows of all time in 2023, with 582.1 million hours viewed.

The American science fiction horror series became popular because it was more action-packed than fans expected.

81. Lucifer Season 5 ranked #10 in the top Netflix shows of all time as of 2023 and played for 569.5 million hours.

Originally planned to be the final episode of Lucifer and his companions, Netflix renewed the series for a fifth Season in June 2019.

82. All of Us Are Dead Season 1 came #11 in the top Netflix shows of all time, clocking 560.8 million hours of viewing by 2023.

All of Us Are Dead is a Korean zombie horror set at a high school. It was first a webtoon, and has retained the same name.

83. The Witcher Season 1 is a fantasy show that came in #12 in the top Netflix shows of all time by 2023, with 541 million hours of viewing time.

The series was created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and shows a fantasy world with monsters and wizards.

84. Inventing Anna ranked #13 in the top Netflix shows of all time in 2023, garnering 511.9 million hours of viewing.

Based on a true incident, the real Anna Delvey/Sorokin was found guilty of grand larceny and theft of services and sentenced to four to twelve years in jail.

85. The show 13 Reasons Why Season 2 streamed for 496.1 million hours and ranked #14 in the top Netflix shows of all time by 2023.

13 Reasons Why is a contentious teenage drama based on a book by Jay Asher.

It opens a necessary discussion about touchy subjects, including sexual abuse, death, drug usage, and high school bullying.

86. Ozark Season 4 is a crime drama television series that ranked #15 in the top Netflix shows of all time as of 2023, with 491.1 million hours of viewership.

The last on this list, Ozark Season 4 is a dark crime drama television series.

The lead actors learned money laundering Techniques from an FBI investigator.

Key Netflix Fascinating Facts and Trends

87. La Shanda Rene Foster first coined the phrase "Netflix and chill" in a tweet on January 21, 2009.

The expression “Netflix and chill” is a popular phrase for binge-watching Netflix. 

It was originally used in a tweet by NoFaceNinaaka La Shanda Rene Foster on January 21, 2009.

la shanda rene foster coined netflix and chill
Share This Image On Your Website
					<a href="https://vpnalert.com/resources/netflix-statistics/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://vpnalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/la-shanda-rene-foster-coined-netflix-and-chill.png" alt="La Shanda Rene Foster Coined Netflix and Chill" width="768" border="0" height="544.35912581217" loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low"></a>

88. In an ode to Netflix, Ben & Jerry's launched a new ice cream flavor called Netflix & Chill'D in 2021.

Netflix & Chill’D is peanut butter ice cream with brownie bits and sweet and salty pretzel swirls. Ben & Jerry’s released four varieties of ice cream with a Netflix theme, along with Punchline, Chip Happens, and Boots.

89. Netflix produced eight of the top ten original streaming shows in the US in 2021.

Netflix’s “Narcos: Mexico” garnered approximately 800 million minutes of viewing time during November 8–14, 2021, making it the most-watched original streaming series title in the United States. Second was “You,” which received 680 million minutes of streaming on Netflix.

90. Netflix was responsible for 9.39% of all downstream traffic worldwide as of 2022.

Google’s YouTube maintained its lead in global app traffic share with 14.67%, trailed by Netflix with 9.39%.

91. Netflix reported that its viewers were at least twice as many as its subscribers, prompting an ad-tier introduction in 2022.

If you go by that reasoning, there are over 300 million Netflix users.

92. Netflix app was the most popular streaming app worldwide in 2022.

Based on the total number of downloads worldwide in July 2022, Netflix had amassed about 18.63 million downloads, making it the most popular video streaming app. Disney+ followed Netflix with 15.16 million downloads.

93. According to users' viewing tendencies as of Q4 2021, Netflix has 1,300 "recommendation clusters."

Based on user viewing choices, Netflix has created 1,300 recommendation clusters. Hence, if you open Netflix, a selection of movies and TV series is displayed customized to your preferences and user profile.

94. Between 2020 and 2021, Netflix's market share in the US decreased by 31%.

Due to growing prices, inflation, and other factors, the Netflix platform market share has decreased to 20%. But Netflix is trying to mitigate this by introducing basic ad plans and original content.

95. In 2022, Netflix topped the list of "most streamed" TV shows.

Throughout 2022, Netflix led the streaming stats. Stranger Things was the most streamed series of the year, although Wednesday trailed behind due to its late premiere in November 2022.

96. With a market share of almost 50%, Netflix dominated the market, followed by Amazon Prime Video at 12.2% and Disney+ at 6% in 2021.

Of all streaming services, Netflix currently has the most subscribers.

But competition has been getting tougher lately, with Amazon Prime acquiring over 20,000 titles.

97. In 2021, Netflix stated that most of the new production of Netflix movies and programs would get produced overseas.

The portfolio of original television shows and films produced outside of the United States on Netflix grew as of the last quarter of 2021. Since the first quarter of 2020, foreign content productions outpaced domestic production, according to a chronology of Netflix’s national and international commissions.

98. Netflix has over 21 interactive shows as of 2022.

Through interactive programs like You vs. Wild (2019) and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018), Netflix has already broken new ground. And lately, with shows like Cat Burglar and Trivia Quest, Netflix has started veering away from the traditional – choose your adventure – format.

99. Netflix won 16 Academy Awards for the movies it produced as of 2022.

By 2022, Netflix had won 16 Oscar awards from 116 nominations in 11 categories.

netflix 16 academy awards
Share This Image On Your Website
					<a href="https://vpnalert.com/resources/netflix-statistics/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://vpnalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/netflix-16-academy-awards.png" alt="Netflix Has 16 Academy Awards" width="768" border="0" height="544.35912581217" loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low"></a>

100. In 2022, Netflix won 26 Emmy awards.

Over time, Netflix received 619 nominations and won 135 awards.

101. The Sony Deal: Sony's movies will have first access to streaming on Netflix from 2022 to 2026.

As we saw last year, with Sony’s 2022 lineup, the agreement will last until 2026.

In addition to Morbius, Where the Crawdads Sing, and Bullet Train, it will also feature sequels to popular movies like Venom, Spider-Man, Jumanji, and Bad Boys.

Final Thoughts

Once upon a time, Netflix arrived on the streaming platform, and the rest, as they say, is history. The next few years will be interesting to watch as Apple, Amazon, Disney+, Hulu, and HBO Max, compete for market share.

That said, Netflix is unavailable in countries like China, Syria, North Korea, Crimea, and, most recently, Russia, where it has suspended streaming. Still, that need not prevent you from watching your favorite films and interactive shows. Find out how to access Netflix in your country.

Interesting Reads:
  1. https://producthabits.com/how-netflix-became-a-100-billion-company-in-20-years/
  2. https://www.statista.com/topics/842/netflix/#topicOverview
  3. https://tridenstechnology.com/netflix-subscribers-statistics/#h-brief-history-of-netflix-in-numbers
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Netflix
  5. https://www.statista.com/statistics/277483/market-value-of-the-largest-internet-companies-worldwide/
  6. https://www.statista.com/statistics/250934/quarterly-number-of-netflix-streaming-subscribers-worldwide/
  7. https://www.statista.com/statistics/250937/quarterly-number-of-netflix-streaming-subscribers-in-the-us/
  8. https://www.statista.com/statistics/187011/svod-video-platforms-traffic/
  9. https://financesonline.com/number-of-netflix-subscribers/
  10. https://www.statista.com/statistics/499844/netflix-markets-penetration/
  11. https://www.statista.com/statistics/760330/netflix-subscription-adults-usa-ethnicity/
  12. https://www.cnet.com/culture/entertainment/the-end-of-free-netflix-password-sharing-is-coming-soon/
  13. https://morningconsult.com/2022/04/21/netflix-password-sharing/
  14. https://dataprot.net/statistics/vpn-statistics/
  15. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1013566/cheapest-netflix-subscription-costs-countries-worldwide/
  16. https://www.statista.com/statistics/324568/penetration-rate-netflix-country/
  17. https://financesonline.com/number-of-netflix-subscribers/
  18. https://truelist.co/blog/netflix-statistics/
  19. https://www.statista.com/statistics/742108/netflix-subscription-adults-usa-by-age/
  20. https://help.netflix.com/en/node/14164
  21. https://www.statista.com/statistics/273883/netflixs-quarterly-revenue/
  22. https://companiesmarketcap.com/netflix/revenue/
  23. https://tridenstechnology.com/netflix-subscribers-statistics/#h-brief-history-of-netflix-in-numbers
  24. https://backlinko.com/netflix-users
  25. https://www.businessinsider.in/tech/news/meet-the-average-netflix-user-a-millennial-woman-without-a-college-degree-living-in-the-american-suburbs-earning-less-than-50000-a-year/articleshow/86319830.cms
  26. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1090004/netflix-global-quarterly-revenue-by-region/
  27. https://www.statista.com/statistics/324568/penetration-rate-netflix-country/
  28. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1118455/apac-monthly-revenue-per-paying-netflix-membership/
  29. https://www.statista.com/statistics/976588/netflix-monthly-streaming-revenue-per-customer/
  30. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1299571/content-spending-disney-vs-netflix/
  31. https://www.statista.com/statistics/964789/netflix-content-spend-worldwide/
  32. https://www.whats-on-netflix.com/news/netflix-library-by-the-numbers-2022/
  33. https://www.statista.com/statistics/250934/quarterly-number-of-netflix-streaming-subscribers-worldwide/
  34. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5041117/netflix-viewer-watched-same-movie-352-times-2017/
  35. https://influencermarketinghub.com/netflix-statistics/
  36. https://www.fool.com/investing/2022/12/27/can-netflix-optimize-its-massive-content-budget/
  37. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1013571/netflix-library-size-worldwide/
  38. https://morningconsult.com/2022/11/01/netflix-ad-tier-streaming-subscription-growth-limits/
  39. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1013554/most-expensive-netflix-subscription-costs-countries-worldwide/
  40. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1013566/cheapest-netflix-subscription-costs-countries-worldwide/
  41. https://hotdog.com/tv/stream/netflix/during-quarantine/
  42. https://cordcutting.com/blog/how-many-titles-are-available-on-netflix-in-your-country/
  43. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1052770/global-svod-subscriber-count-by-platform/
  44. https://www.bt.com/tv/drama/ozark-netflix-trivia-surprising-facts-hidden-easter-eggs-goofs
  45. https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/netflixs-biggest-hit-shows-and-movies-ranked-according-to-netflix/
  46. https://www.statista.com/chart/15692/distribution-of-global-downstream-traffic/
  47. https://dataprot.net/statistics/netflix-statistics/
  48. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1251791/selected-streaming-apps-downloads/
  49. https://www.statista.com/topics/842/netflix/#statisticChapter
  50. https://recoai.net/netflix-recommendation-system-how-it-works/
  51. https://recoai.net/netflix-recommendation-system-how-it-works/
  52. https://www.fiercevideo.com/video/netflix-loses-6b-a-year-revenue-due-to-password-sharing-analyst
  53. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1035628/most-in-demand-streaming-services-global-share/
  54. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2021-04-08/sony-and-netflix-strike-streaming-deal-for-movies
  55. https://www.polygon.com/22286070/netflix-interactive-shows-movies-ranked-jurassic-world-barbie
  56. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accolades_received_by_Netflix
  57. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Primetime_Emmy_Awards_received_by_Netflix
  58. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1125605/netflix-originals-by-country-of-origin/
  59. https://www.fiercevideo.com/video/netflix-loses-970k-subscribers
  60. https://www.statista.com/statistics/742108/netflix-subscription-adults-usa-by-age/
  61. https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/19/netflix-warns-password-sharing-crackdown-is-coming.html
  62. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1013554/most-expensive-netflix-subscription-costs-countries-worldwide/
  63. https://cordcutting.com/vpn/streaming-across-borders-study/
  64. https://www.wsj.com/articles/netflix-password-sharing-end-11671636600?st=k5oh7cl2yfje0iv&mod=e2tw
  65. https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/NFLX/netflix/net-worth
  66. https://morningconsult.com/2021/03/01/paramount-plus-streaming-subscriber-demographics/
  67. https://earthweb.com/netflix-statistics/
  68. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1233952/devices-netflix-tv-shows-us/
  69. https://companiesmarketcap.com/netflix/revenue/
  70. https://www.netflix.com/tudum/articles/netflix-trivia-25th-anniversary
  71. https://www.sandvine.com/press-releases/sandvines-2022-global-internet-phenomena-report-reveals-explosion-in-heavy-app-usage-and-app-complexity-with-video-everywhere /
  72. https://www.businessinsider.in/tech/news/netflix-added-more-q4-subscribers-than-expected-ahead-of-a-shakeup-in-its-executive-ranks/articleshow/97153502.cms
  73. https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/netflix-streamed-tv-shows-2022/
  74. https://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/16/technology/16netflix.html https://www.wired.com/2011/05/netflix-android-phone/
  75. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1088565/netflix-latin-america-arpu/
  76. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1200057/ranking-original-series-streaming-us-minutes-viewed/