Podcast downloads +45% year-over-year (Podtrac)

In our latest intermittent check-ins to Podtrac’s weekly podcast download report, we see a 45% increase between March 22, 2021 and March 27, 2022.

A few category observations from Podtrac:

  • The Society & Culture category showed the strongest week-over-week growth at +5%.
  • Science showed the weakest week-over-week growth at -7%.
  • The category with strongest growth year-over-year was Sports at +111%.

The weekly bar chart clarifies how uneven the overall growth is, with wild plus and minus swings throughout the reporting period:


Brad Hill