19 July 2006


Here are some interesting statistics on blogging from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.

(Found on Stephen’s Lighthouse blog, 19 July 2006.)

Total USA bloggers: 12 million (8% of adult internet users)

Number of blog readers: 57 million American adults, or 39% of the online population.

Under age 30: 54% of bloggers

Women: 46% of bloggers; men 54%.

64% of bloggers say a reason they blog is to share practical knowledge or skills with others.

87% of bloggers allow comments on their blog

72% of bloggers post photos to their blog

55% of bloggers blog under a pseudonym

8% of bloggers earn money on their blog

URL: http://stephenslighthouse.sirsi.com/archives/2006/07/new_pew_report.html

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