2009 By The Numbers

paidContent:UK has covered plenty of stats and figures over the last 12 months. Here’s an end-of-year snapshot of how 2009 shaped up in the digital economy…

  • 117.6m: Music singles sold (BPI)
  • 116m of them were digital
  • 120m: Susan Boyle views on YouTube
  • 30.5m: X Factor video views on ITV.com
  • 18.49m Lady Gaga plays on Last.fm
  • £366.5m in funds reported by our VC section
  • 729m: Requests to BBC iPlayer
  • 152.6m: Total monthly uniques across top seven UK newspaper sites (ABCe)