March podcast launches reach 13-month low. Episode production also tracking low

Fewer new podcasts were launched in March than in February, or January. This according to the monthly reckoning at ListenNotes.

The chart below illustrates the monthly metrics:

Looking at new podcast episodes produced in Q1 2023, we see a production slowdown from previous years. In the chart below, the line for 2024 (far right) represents 6,670,450 episodes. Projecting that number through 2024 results in 26,680,000 episodes — running short of 29,098,000 episodes produced in 2023.


Brad Hill