With Apple Podcasts now hosting over 550,000 active podcasts and a whopping 18.5 million episodes, podcasting itself has never been more popular. In fact, right now more people (64% of the U.S. population) know what a podcast is, compared to who their vice-president is (40%). What’s more is that those that do listen to podcasts, seem to be highly engaged by them, as most people (80%) listen to entire podcast episodes or at least most of the episode.

MusicOomph has covered all these facts, stats and much more, and visualized the meteoric growth of podcasting in the following infographic.

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The Meteoric Rise of Podcasting

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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