Podcast downloads exceed +54% year-over-year (Podtrac)

Checking the U.S. Weekly Podcast Download Growth chart from Podtrac, we see that downloads last week were up over three percent from the previous week, which brought the year-long trendline up to 54% growth year-over-year.

Here is the chart:

Podtrac sent along these notes:

  • The True Crime category showed the strongest week-over-week growth at +6%.
  • Society & Culture showed the weakest week-over-week growth at -2%.
  • The category with strongest growth year-over-year was Sports at +123%.

The Arts category experiences a startling growth spike for the week, and sport continued to perform well:


Brad Hill