/r/Shoestring metrics (Travel on a Shoestring Budget)

A community to discuss frugal travelling, last-minute travel deals, cheap destinations, and cheap means of travel. Whether couchsurfing, camping, or staying in hostels, whether hitchhiking or staying on Airbnb, let’s discuss and share the best budget travel ideas and deals!




Milestone Date Note
Oct 26, 2020 /r/Shoestring hits 1 Million subscribers
Sep 20, 2020 /r/Shoestring hits 900K subscribers
Apr 22, 2020 /r/Shoestring hits 700K subscribers
Apr 17, 2020 /r/Shoestring enters TOP 500 subreddits
Jan 23, 2020 /r/Shoestring hits 600K subscribers
Sep 10, 2019 /r/Shoestring hits 500K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/Shoestring enters TOP 1K subreddits
Jul 13, 2019 /r/Shoestring hits 400K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/Shoestring hits 90K subscribers
Dec 31, 2017 /r/Shoestring hits 80K subscribers
Dec 10, 2017 /r/Shoestring hits 70K subscribers
Nov 15, 2017 /r/Shoestring hits 60K subscribers
Nov 7, 2017 /r/Shoestring is trending
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Oct 23, 2017 /r/Shoestring hits 50K subscribers
Sep 24, 2017 /r/Shoestring hits 40K subscribers
May 28, 2017 /r/Shoestring hits 30K subscribers
Feb 2, 2016 /r/Shoestring hits 20K subscribers
Jun 16, 2014 /r/Shoestring hits 10K subscribers
Aug 31, 2013 /r/Shoestring hits 5K subscribers
Dec 26, 2012 /r/Shoestring hits 1K subscribers
Dec 26, 2012 /r/Shoestring enters TOP 5K subreddits
Dec 25, 2012 /r/Shoestring hits 500 subscribers
Dec 24, 2012 /r/Shoestring hits 100 subscribers
Dec 24, 2012 /r/Shoestring enters TOP 10K subreddits
Dec 23, 2012 /r/Shoestring is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth

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

Weekly Avg. 1,461
Monthly Avg. 1,721
Yearly Avg. 1,333
Average Active Users

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

Weekly Avg. 70
Monthly Avg. 74
Active Users/Subscriber 3.0E-5
Users By Time Of Day


Subreddit Growth

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

No. 352 Fastest growing yesterday
No. 296 Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 231 Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 233 Fastest growing last 90 days




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