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/r/badeconomics metrics (The division of intelligence is limited by the extent of the internet)

A friend of mine once said: You know what the problem is with being an economist? Everyone has an opinion about the economy. Nobody goes up to a geologist and says, 'Igneous rocks are fucking bullshit.' This subreddit is the repository for all of the woeful, antiquated, or plain old misguided notions Redditors post about how the economy works.


Milestone Date Note
Jan 31, 2021 /r/badeconomics hits 200K subscribers
Oct 29, 2020 /r/badeconomics hits 100K subscribers
Oct 9, 2020 /r/badeconomics hits 90K subscribers
Sep 20, 2020 /r/badeconomics hits 80K subscribers
Apr 17, 2020 /r/badeconomics hits 50K subscribers
Sep 3, 2019 /r/badeconomics hits 40K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/badeconomics hits 30K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/badeconomics is trending Trend thread
May 8, 2017 /r/badeconomics hits 20K subscribers
Feb 29, 2016 /r/badeconomics hits 10K subscribers
Nov 12, 2015 /r/badeconomics enters TOP 5K subreddits
Jul 10, 2015 /r/badeconomics hits 5K subscribers
Feb 28, 2014 /r/badeconomics hits 1K subscribers
Jan 22, 2014 /r/badeconomics enters TOP 10K subreddits
Dec 3, 2013 /r/badeconomics hits 500 subscribers
Sep 27, 2013 /r/badeconomics hits 100 subscribers
Feb 13, 2013 /r/badeconomics is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth
Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/badeconomics.
Weekly Avg.1,064
Monthly Avg.1,439
Yearly Avg.607
Average Active Users
The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/badeconomics.
Weekly Avg.95
Monthly Avg.97
Active Users/Subscriber0.00028
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth
How /r/badeconomics growth compares with growth of 2,686,572 other subreddits.
No. 433Fastest growing yesterday
No. 371Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 212Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 199Fastest growing last 90 days




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