linkedin statisticsHere are some LinkedIn© Statistics that should motivate you to learn how to use LinkedIn to its fullest potential.  Some of these Statistics are mind blowing

  1. There are 225 million LinkedIn users. (Source : Mashable)
  2. The Average LinkedIn Member Income: $107,000
  3. Two new members sign up on LinkedIn every second (Source : TechCrunch)
  4. Monthly Visitors: 18 Million (up 31% from Last year)
  5. 35% of the users access LinkedIn daily (Source : Social Times)
  6. 42% of LinkedIn Members update their information regularly (Source : Creotivo)
  7. 90% of LinkedIn users think the site is useful because it helps them connect with people from their respective industry as possible clients (Source : SocialTimes)

For Recruiters:

  1. 50% of LinkedIn users have a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree. (Source : Creotivo)
  2. 39% of LinkedIn members are at the Manager level or above
  3. Possible Cost Savings by Using LinkedIn to Recruit an Executive : $100,000
  4. More than 2.6 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages (Source : LinkedIn)


For Job Seekers

  1.  Number of Recruiters Who Use LinkedIn: 3,000
  2.  Percentage of Recruiter Who Use LinkedIn: 60%
  3.  50% of Fortune 100 companies hire through LinkedIn (Source : BlueRiseMedia)
  4.  Over 44% of LinkedIn’s users work in companies with more than 10,000 employees
  5.  There are over 10 million endorsements provided every day on LinkedIn (Source : Business 2 Community)
  6.  LinkedIn Members believe it’s useful because it allows recruiters to meet people they wouldn’t otherwise be able to meet (Source : SocialTimes)
  7.  Companies That Use LinkedIn For Recruiting:
  •  Accenture
  • Oracle
  • IBM
  • Home Depot

People Recruited for Jobs On LinkedIn:

John Klodnicki, Associate Partner of Pharmaceutical Business Development at IBM

For Salespeople:

  1.  There are more than one million Groups on LinkedIn. (Source : LinkedIn)
  2.  81% of users belong to at least one group. (Source : Creotivo)
  3.  25% of the members are Senior Executives
  4.  The No. of Fortune 500 Companies On LinkedIn: 500

For Business Owners:

  1.  LinkedIn is the most important platform for B2B marketers (Source : TheRealTimeReport)
  2.  LinkedIn generates more leads for B2B companies than Facebook, Twitter or blogs (Source : SocialMediaB2B)


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