/r/Economics metrics (The Dismal Science)

News and discussion about economics, from the perspective of economists.


Milestone Date Note
Apr 7, 2022 /r/Economics hits 2 Million subscribers
Mar 12, 2022 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Mar 2, 2022 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Feb 24, 2022 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Oct 4, 2021 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Jul 27, 2021 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Jun 3, 2021 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Jan 25, 2021 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Jan 20, 2021 /r/Economics hits 1 Million subscribers
Oct 10, 2020 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Sep 23, 2020 /r/Economics hits 900K subscribers
Sep 7, 2020 /r/Economics hits 800K subscribers
Nov 19, 2019 /r/Economics hits 700K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/Economics hits 600K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Nov 15, 2017 /r/Economics hits 400K subscribers
Nov 7, 2017 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
May 10, 2017 /r/Economics is trending Trend thread
Jan 26, 2017 /r/Economics hits 300K subscribers
Dec 22, 2014 /r/Economics hits 200K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/Economics enters TOP 100 subreddits
Oct 30, 2012 /r/Economics had 100K subscribers when we started tracking
Jan 25, 2008 /r/Economics is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth
Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/Economics.
Weekly Avg.5,719
Monthly Avg.4,104
Yearly Avg.1,990
Average Active Users
The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/Economics.
Weekly Avg.1,843
Monthly Avg.1,596
Active Users/Subscriber0.00215
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth
How /r/Economics growth compares with growth of 3,482,036 other subreddits.
No. 60Fastest growing yesterday
No. 44Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 73Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 106Fastest growing last 90 days




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