Statistics report on Kickstarter


This report presents a range of statistics and facts about crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Kickstarter is a global crowdfunding platform which helps creative projects to raise funding from backers. Project creators choose a deadline and a minimum funding goal. Projects must reach their funding goal, otherwise no money will be collected. People who back Kickstarter projects are offered tangible rewards such as custom editions and early releases of the projects as well as special experiences in exchange for their pledges. The platform is currently only open for project creators from a small selection of countries but project backing is available internationally.

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Company metrics

  • Basic Statistic Key crowdfunding projects and dollars overview of Kickstarter 2023
  • Premium Statistic Total amount of funding pledged on Kickstarter 2012-2023
  • Premium Statistic Most successful categories on Kickstarter 2022
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of unsuccessfully funded projects on Kickstarter 2023
  • Basic Statistic Number of total and repeat project backers on Kickstarter 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of projects and amount pledged on Kickstarter 2021, by project category


  • Premium Statistic Most funded Kickstarter projects 2023
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of Kickstarter funding amounts raised 2023
  • Premium Statistic Kickstarter project funding success rate February 2023
  • Premium Statistic Most-backed projects on Kickstarter 2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of successful projects per category on Kickstarter 2023
  • Premium Statistic Amount of funding pledged on Kickstarter by project category 2023

Gaming projects

  • Basic Statistic Most funded gaming projects on Kickstarter 2023
  • Premium Statistic Successful dollars pledged towards games on Kickstarter 2012-2021
  • Basic Statistic Successful dollars pledged towards video games on Kickstarter 2011-2021
  • Premium Statistic Most funded tabletop projects on Kickstarter 2023, by funds raised
  • Premium Statistic Most funded mobile game projects on Kickstarter 2022, by funds raised

Diversity and equity

  • Premium Statistic Gender diversity at Kickstarter 2021
  • Premium Statistic Racial diversity at Kickstarter 2021
  • Premium Statistic Workforce composition of Kickstarter 2021, by age group
  • Premium Statistic Executive pay ratios at Kickstarter 2021

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