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July 28, 2015

10 statistics on How Linkedin struck gold and disrupted the hiring industry

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  1. Linkedin users (%)  with more than 500 connections:                           41
  2.  LinkedIn  membership after one year of operations :               4,500 
  3. Number of Languages which Linkedin Supports:                           24 
  4. Number of Employees which works at Linkedin :                      7,600 
  5. Total number of LinkedIn users :                                                313,000,000 
  6. Number of monthly unique visitors to LinkedIn:                     87,000,000
  7.  Professional  hired via  ads on  LinkedIn:                                   35,522,000 
  8.  interviews  received from Linkedin :                                           122,070,000
  9. Number of  linkedin account is created   seconds:                                1
  10. Number of full time employees in Linkedin:                                    7600 
  11. Cost of  Linkedin stock  per share at its IPO debut :                          $45 
  12. Cost of Linkedin Share after the first day of trading :                        $94 (109%
  13. Linkedin  revenues from non US Countries in percentage                30%
  14. Percentage of Linkedin Subscribers who are paid members:           16%
  15. The increase in percentage of Linkedin company created pages:              33%
source :Forbes/wiki/linkedin annual report