Blogging Stats 2012 (Infographic)

Ever wondered how many bloggers there are in the United States?  How about how many active business blogs there are in the US?  Blogging.org has done the research as well as polled over 1000 bloggers across the US to find out the answers that you want to know.  Below is an infographic with all the data that we put together.


1000 Person Survey:

What Blogging Platform Do People Use?

  • 43% WordPress
  • 35% Blogger
  • 16% Tumblr, Typepad, Posterous
  • 6% Other

What Diversity Are People In The US?

  • 48% Caucasian
  • 38% African American
  • 9% Other
  • 4% Latin American

How Much Do People Make Blogging?

  • 8% Enough Money To Support A Family
  • 81% Never Make $100 From Blogging
  • 9% Enough To Sustain Their Personal Lifestyle Blogging 4-6 Hours A Day
  • 2% Make $150K+ Blogging 1-2 Hours A Day

There are an estimated 31 Million bloggers in the US as of July 2012

Businesses Blogging Stats

  • 60% of Businesses have a Business
  • 35% Blog At Least Once A Month
  • 65% Haven’t Blogged Once In The Past Year

US Blogging Stats For 2012

What Are The Common Blogging Languages?

  • English 66%
  • Spanish 8.7%
  • Portuguese 6.5%
  • Indonesian 3.5%
  • Italian 2%
  • German 1.8%
  • French 1.4%
  • Russian 1.1%
  • Vietnamese 1.1%
  • Swedish 1.0%

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We did our best to put together the best numbers possible.  We may not be 100% spot on, but we’re pretty close!  Hope you have enjoyed our Blogging Stats 2012.

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