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.
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