Podtrac releases weekly podcast data through August 7
Podtrac has released its weekly podcast tracking data for the week of August 1-7, showing downloads down 2% from the previous week and up 64% from the corresponding period last year. for emissions measured by Podtrac. The Arts category posted the strongest week-over-week growth, up 4%. The Society & Culture category posted the weakest week-over-week growth, down 10%. The category with the strongest year-over-year growth is health and fitness with a 212% increase.
Download growth for the 52-week period from August 2, 2021 to August 7, 2022 increased by 64% across all podcasts measured by Podtrac. Week-over-week download growth for the week of August 1-7, 2022 was down 2% across all podcasts measured by Podtrac.
Download growth for the 52-week period from August 2, 2021 to August 7, 2022 was +16% for Arts, +70% for Business, +91% for Comedy, +212% for Health & Fitness physics, +37% for history, +56% for news, +26% for science, +50% for society and culture, +75% for sports and +67% for true crimes.
Week-over-week download growth for the week of August 1-7, 2022 was +4% for Arts, -2% for Business, 0% for Comedy, -4% for Health and fitness, -4% for history, 0% for news, -4% for science, -10% for society and culture, +3% for sports and -4% for true crimes.