/r/books metrics (So many books, so little time)

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Jan 12, 2021 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Nov 29, 2020 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Jun 3, 2020 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Jan 10, 2018 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Nov 7, 2017 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Mar 29, 2017 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Mar 11, 2017 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Nov 8, 2016 /r/books hits 10 Million subscribers
Aug 16, 2016 /r/books hits 9 Million subscribers
Jun 26, 2016 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Jun 12, 2016 /r/books hits 8 Million subscribers
Apr 7, 2016 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Mar 16, 2016 /r/books hits 7 Million subscribers
Mar 12, 2016 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Oct 23, 2015 /r/books hits 6 Million subscribers
Jul 8, 2015 /r/books enters TOP 20 subreddits
Jun 19, 2015 /r/books hits 5 Million subscribers
Jun 9, 2015 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Feb 4, 2015 /r/books hits 4 Million subscribers
Nov 20, 2014 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Sep 22, 2014 /r/books hits 3 Million subscribers
May 7, 2014 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Apr 22, 2014 /r/books hits 2 Million subscribers
Nov 24, 2013 /r/books hits 1 Million subscribers
Nov 8, 2013 /r/books hits 900K subscribers
Oct 21, 2013 /r/books hits 800K subscribers
Oct 2, 2013 /r/books hits 700K subscribers
Sep 14, 2013 /r/books hits 600K subscribers
Sep 9, 2013 /r/books is trending Trend thread
Aug 28, 2013 /r/books hits 500K subscribers
Aug 22, 2013 /r/books enters TOP 30 subreddits
Aug 9, 2013 /r/books hits 400K subscribers
Jul 26, 2013 /r/books enters TOP 40 subreddits
Jul 23, 2013 /r/books hits 300K subscribers
Feb 6, 2013 /r/books hits 200K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/books enters TOP 50 subreddits
Oct 30, 2012 /r/books had 100K subscribers when we started tracking
Jan 25, 2008 /r/books is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth
Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/books.
Weekly Avg.2,768
Monthly Avg.3,224
Yearly Avg.3,880
Average Active Users
The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/books.
Weekly Avg.5,040
Monthly Avg.5,314
Active Users/Subscriber0.00014
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth
How /r/books growth compares with growth of 2,600,523 other subreddits.
No. 50Fastest growing yesterday
No. 54Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 44Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 52Fastest growing last 90 days




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