/r/backpacking metrics (World Travel Backpacking)

A subreddit for traveling backpacking and wilderness backpacking, not restricted to one or the other. All posts must be flaired "Travel" or "Wilderness"




Milestone Date Note
Apr 14, 2022 /r/backpacking hits 3 Million subscribers
Sep 11, 2020 /r/backpacking hits 2 Million subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/backpacking enters TOP 200 subreddits
Jul 13, 2019 /r/backpacking hits 1 Million subscribers
Jan 23, 2018 /r/backpacking hits 300K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/backpacking is trending
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Nov 7, 2017 /r/backpacking is trending
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Sep 1, 2017 /r/backpacking enters TOP 400 subreddits
Aug 25, 2017 /r/backpacking hits 200K subscribers
Aug 6, 2017 /r/backpacking enters TOP 500 subreddits
Jun 17, 2017 /r/backpacking hits 100K subscribers
Apr 29, 2017 /r/backpacking hits 90K subscribers
Oct 25, 2016 /r/backpacking hits 80K subscribers
Apr 15, 2016 /r/backpacking hits 70K subscribers
Jul 14, 2015 /r/backpacking hits 60K subscribers
Feb 16, 2015 /r/backpacking hits 50K subscribers
Aug 14, 2014 /r/backpacking hits 40K subscribers
Feb 17, 2014 /r/backpacking hits 30K subscribers
Jul 17, 2013 /r/backpacking hits 20K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/backpacking enters TOP 1K subreddits
Nov 18, 2012 /r/backpacking hits 10K subscribers
Oct 30, 2012 /r/backpacking had 5K subscribers when we started tracking
Dec 2, 2008 /r/backpacking is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth

Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/backpacking.

Weekly Avg. 2,103
Monthly Avg. 2,188
Yearly Avg. 1,658
Average Active Users

The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/backpacking.

Weekly Avg. 209
Monthly Avg. 225
Active Users/Subscriber 6.0E-5
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth

How /r/backpacking growth compares with growth of 3,482,036 other subreddits.

No. 209 Fastest growing yesterday
No. 203 Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 197 Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 182 Fastest growing last 90 days




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