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/r/Tools metrics (Tools)

We all use them. Every single day. Show us what you got. This sub is for tool enthusiasts worldwide to talk about tools, professionals and hobbyists alike. We welcome posts about "new tool day", estate sale/car boot sale finds, "what is this" tool, advice about the best tool for a job, homemade tools, 3D printed accessories, toolbox and shop tours, bag dumps and so on. We welcome visitors/newbies/DIYers asking questions about which tools to buy or use for a job.


Milestone Date Note
Jan 9, 2021 /r/Tools hits 200K subscribers
Sep 7, 2020 /r/Tools hits 100K subscribers
Mar 8, 2020 /r/Tools hits 90K subscribers
Dec 24, 2019 /r/Tools hits 80K subscribers
Sep 13, 2019 /r/Tools hits 70K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/Tools hits 60K subscribers
Jan 31, 2018 /r/Tools hits 20K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/Tools is trending Trend thread
Oct 27, 2017 /r/Tools enters TOP 5K subreddits
Mar 2, 2017 /r/Tools hits 10K subscribers
Jan 1, 2016 /r/Tools hits 5K subscribers
Jan 6, 2014 /r/Tools hits 1K subscribers
Sep 11, 2013 /r/Tools enters TOP 10K subreddits
Aug 3, 2013 /r/Tools hits 500 subscribers
Oct 30, 2012 /r/Tools had 100 subscribers when we started tracking
Sep 29, 2009 /r/Tools is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth
Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/Tools.
Weekly Avg.983
Monthly Avg.1,789
Yearly Avg.493
Average Active Users
The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/Tools.
Weekly Avg.925
Monthly Avg.877
Active Users/Subscriber0.00358
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth
How /r/Tools growth compares with growth of 2,671,813 other subreddits.
No. 341Fastest growing yesterday
No. 419Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 258Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 435Fastest growing last 90 days




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