New podcasts grew 187% in 2020

In 2020, more than 897 thousand new podcasts were created.

Listen Notes, a podcast search engine, identified 897 thousand new podcasts in 2020. The previous year, 2019, had 313 thousand new podcasts. This is a growth rate of 187%, year over year.

The growth rate of new episodes was lower: 65%. In 2020, the number of new episodes was 28 million, while in 2019, the number of new episodes was 17 million.

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