September 3: Viewer disparity on Twitch

While Twitch is rising in popularity, getting people to watch your Twitch live stream is... hard. The vast majority of Twitch channels go unwatched.

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Source: SullyGnome
Published: August 2021

Viewer disparity on Twitch

The vast majority of Twitch channels go unwatched. According to data from SullyGnome, a Twitch analytics company, of the 16.5M channels that streamed last year, 15.6M (94%) averaged fewer than five viewers.

Having just 26 viewers on your stream is nearly enough to put a streamer in the top 1% of Twitch.

Channels by average viewers who streamed on Twitch over the past year

Viewers | Number of Channels

0-5 viewers | 15,700,000 channels

6-10 viewers | 500,000 channels

11-25 viewers | 300,000 channels

26-50 viewers | 100,000 channels

51+ viewers | 75,000 channels