About This Statistic
This statistic gives information on the share of internet users who watch online videos as of January 2017, by country. During the survey, it was found that 78 percent of U.S. internet users watched online video content on any device. Saudi Arabia was ranked first with a 98 percent online video penetration among the online population. Saudi Arabia also ranks highest for daily online video access.
Engagement with online video content in the U.S.– additional information
In the United States, YouTube ranks first as market leader among video and entertainment websites, leaving VoD providers Netflix and Hulu in the dust. Online videos include a variety of types from a six second long Vine to a full length movie and can be accessed via any device with an internet connection. The weekly time spent by U.S. users watching video content on smartphones has grown steadily over time. The results reveal that smartphone users aged 18 to 24 years spent more time watching video content than any other age group as they spent on average 71 minutes consuming videos per week. In contrast, smartphone users aged between 50 and 64 years only spent an average of 29 minutes per week watching mobile video content.