/r/literature metrics (literature)

Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome–strongly encouraged, even.




Milestone Date Note
Oct 12, 2019 /r/literature hits 1 Million subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/literature enters TOP 300 subreddits
Jul 13, 2019 /r/literature hits 900K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/literature is trending
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Jan 19, 2017 /r/literature hits 100K subscribers
Jul 27, 2016 /r/literature hits 90K subscribers
Jul 26, 2016 /r/literature is trending
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May 19, 2015 /r/literature hits 80K subscribers
Sep 24, 2014 /r/literature hits 70K subscribers
May 1, 2014 /r/literature is trending
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Apr 17, 2014 /r/literature hits 60K subscribers
Sep 11, 2013 /r/literature hits 50K subscribers
Apr 14, 2013 /r/literature hits 40K subscribers
Feb 18, 2013 /r/literature hits 30K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/literature enters TOP 400 subreddits
Oct 30, 2012 /r/literature had 20K subscribers when we started tracking
Mar 31, 2008 /r/literature is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth

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

Weekly Avg. 1,220
Monthly Avg. 1,422
Yearly Avg. 1,228
Average Active Users

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

Weekly Avg. 82
Monthly Avg. 79
Active Users/Subscriber 5.0E-5
Users By Time Of Day


Subreddit Growth

How /r/literature growth compares with growth of 2,464,087 other subreddits.

No. 419 Fastest growing yesterday
No. 353 Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 300 Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 283 Fastest growing last 90 days




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