Roblox is an internet gaming platform that allows players to construct their own virtual worlds as well as play a broad range of user-created games.
Creators David Baszucki and Eric Cassel developed it in 2004 and debuted it a couple of years later, in 2006. It got out to a shaky start, but it eventually blossomed into one of the most popular online gaming platforms globally.
Roblox has grown in the previous couple of years, the reason being the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. Roblox currently has 70.2 million daily active users and over 214 million monthly active users.
In this post, we will take a look at all the latest facts and figures associated with Roblox as of the first quarter of 2023 (the latest official data available), right from its users to its finances, we are covering it all!
Let’s get into it, shall we?
Here is a brief overview of Roblox
|Developers||Roblox Corporation (RBLX)|
|Debut date||1 Sept. 2006|
|Net Worth||$23.77 Billion|
|Founders||David Baszucki (co-founder & CEO), Erik Cassel (co-founder)|
Roblox Statistics 2023 (At A Glance)
- Roblox has 70.2 million daily active users and 214 million monthly active users as of Q3 2023.
- 42.3% of Roblox users are under the age of 13.
- 51% of Roblox’s users are males and 44% are females.
- Roblox registered a revenue of $2.049 billion in the first three quarters of 2023.
- Roblox has had over 12,000 billion hours of user involvement to date.
- 4.6 billion Roblox accounts have been created to date.
- Roblox has over 40 million games and experiences on the platform.
- Roblox has 9.5 million developers and has earned $518.6 million in 2023.
- Brookhaven RP, a Roblox Town and City game, is the most popular Roblox game of all time, with over 34.44 billion visits as of July 2023.
Roblox Daily Active Users
1.) Roblox has 70.2 million daily active users globally as of Q3 2023.
The global DAUs increased 20% YoY and 7.17% from the last quarter.
DAUs in Japan increased by 66%, while it increased by 27% and 53% in Germany and India, respectively.
Below is an overview of Roblox DAUs from 2019 to 2023:
|Quarter & Year||Daily active users|
|Quarter 1 2019||15.8 Million|
|Quarter 2 2019||17.1 Million|
|Quarter 3 2019||18.4 Million|
|Quarter 4 2019||19.1 Million|
|Quarter 1 2020||23.6 Million|
|Quarter 2 2020||33.4 Million|
|Quarter 3 2020||36.2 Million|
|Quarter 4 2020||37.1 Million|
|Quarter 1 2021||42.1 Million|
|Quarter 2 2021||43.2 Million|
|Quarter 3 2021||47.3 Million|
|Quarter 4 2021||49.5 Million|
|Quarter 1 2022||54.1 Million|
|Quarter 2 2022||52.2 Million|
|Quarter 3 2022||58.8 Million|
|Quarter 4 2022||58.8 Million|
|Quarter 1 2023||66.1 Million|
|Quarter 2 2023||65.5 Million|
|Quarter 3 2023||70.2 Million|
Sources: (Roblox Shareholder Letter.)
Roblox Monthly Active Users
2.) Roblox has 214.10 million Monthly Active Users as of 2023.
More people began to immerse themselves in online gaming as the coronavirus pandemic scenario intensified.
By the start of 2020, the number of Roblox monthly active users had reached 119 million.
The gaming platform crossed the 200 million monthly active users mark in April 2021.
Below is an overview of Roblox MAUs from 2018 to 2023:
|Dates||Monthly Active Users|
|September 2018||Over 70 Million|
|April 2019||Over 90 million|
|August 2019||99 Million|
|December 2019||155 Million|
|January 2020||165 Million|
|June 2020||159 Million|
|December 2020||175 Million|
|January 2021||180 Million|
|May 2021||205 Million|
|December 2021||225 Million|
|January 2022||224.5 Million|
|May 2022||211 Million|
|December 2022||203.11 Million|
|January 2023||203.90 Million|
|April 2023||210 Million|
|August 2023||202 Million|
|November 2023||214.10 Million|
Roblox Global Demographics
Over half of Roblox’s user base is under the age of 13, and approximately 75% is under 18. The platform is also becoming popular among young adults and even older individuals who enjoy playing and developing games. Roblox has a diverse global audience, with users from various countries and cultures.
Let us take a look at Roblox’s demographics in detail as of 2023:
Roblox Users Based On Geography
Sources: (Roblox Shareholder Letter)
3.) Users from 180+ Nations use Roblox as of Q3 2023,
4.) The European region has the most active Roblox daily users, accounting for 18.9 million users.
5.) The U.S. and Canada have 15.7 million Roblox daily active users.
6.) Between the third quarters of 2019 and the third quarter of 2020, Roblox witnessed 9.4 million DAUs join Roblox from the United States of America and Canada alone.
7.) 26.92% of Roblox DAUs are European.
8.) Asia Pacific region accounts for 16.2 million Roblox daily active users as of Q3 2023. This APAC region makes up 23.07% of all Roblox DAUs.
9.) The APAC region added 0.7 million new DAUs in the past quarter.
10.) Roblox boasts 19.4 million DAUs in the rest of the world’s regions.
Below is the table showing the share of Roblox’s daily active users in different regions of the world:
|Quarters & Year||USA & Canada||Europe||APAC||Rest Of The World|
|Quarter 1 2020||7.8 million||7 million||3.7 million||5.2 million|
|Quarter 2 2020||11.4 million||9.9 million||4.6 million||7.4 million|
|Quarter 3 2020||11.5 million||10.4 million||5.4 million||9 million|
|Quarter 4 2020||11.3 million||10.9 million||5.6 million||9.4 million|
|Quarter 1 2021||12.6 million||12.5 million||6.5 million||10.6 million|
|Quarter 2 2021||12.1 million||11.8 million||7.2 million||12.1 million|
|Quarter 3 2021||12.2 million||11.9 million||9.4 million||13.8 million|
|Quarter 4 2021||11.2 million||13.4 million||11.2 million||13.7 million|
|Quarter 1 2022||12.4 million||15 million||12.6 million||14.2 million|
|Quarter 2 2022||12.4 million||14.1 million||12.3 million||13.4 million|
|Quarter 3 2022||14.2 million||15.5 million||13.2 million||15.9 million|
|Quarter 4 2022||13.3 million||16.6 million||13.6 million||15.3 million|
|Quarter 1 2023||14.3 million||19 million||14.9 million||17.9 million|
|Quarter 2 2023||14.2 million||18.2 million||15.5 million||17.7 million|
|Quarter 3 2023||15.7 million||18.9 million||16.2 million||19.4 million|
Age Of Roblox Users
11.) According to the official sources, 29.7 million Roblox users are under the age of 13.
Roblox users aged 13-16 and 17-24 are considered to be part of Gen Z.
12.) 42.30% of Roblox Users are under the age of 13.
That means almost 30 million Roblox users belong to Generation Alpha.
Furthermore, 40 million are above the age of 13, while the age of 0.5 million users is unknown.
Here is a table showing the share of Roblox users based on their age:
|Age group||No. of DAUs||Share in DAUs|
|Under 13 Years||29.7 million||42.30%|
|Over 13 Years||40 million||56.98%|
Roblox Users Based On Gender
13.) Roblox’s gender distribution is about evenly split at the moment, with 51% male and 44% female players; the remaining 5% choose not to reveal their genders.
Below is the table showing the distribution of Roblox users by Gender:
|Gender||Share in DAUs|
Roblox Engagement Statistics
With over 70 million daily active users, Roblox has grown significantly in recent years. The platform’s high degree of involvement is one of the aspects that has led to its success. Users spend an average of 2 hours and 50 minutes on Roblox every day.
A variety of variables contribute to Roblox’s high degree of engagement. One aspect is the platform’s extensive game library. On Roblox, there are over 40 million games accessible, and new games are being made all the time. This provides customers with a wide range of games to pick from, which helps to keep them interested.
Here are some interesting statistics related to Roblox engagement rates
(Source: Statista & Roblox)
14.) Roblox recorded an engagement rate of 44.54 billion hours in the first three quarters of 2023.
14.5 million, 14 million, and 16 million hours of engagement came in the first, second, and third quarters of 2023, respectively.
When Roblox originally debuted in 2006, it had an extremely low level of interaction.
Since 2016, the platform’s interaction duration has increased at a healthy rate.
Here is a table showing Roblox’s engagement hours over the years:
|Year||Engagement in hours|
|Quarter 1 2018||2.1 billion|
|Quarter 2 2018||2.17 billion|
|Quarter 3 2018||2.63 billion|
|Quarter 4 2018||2.53 billion|
|Quarter 1 2019||2.97 billion|
|Quarter 2 2019||3.25 billion|
|Quarter 3 2019||3.73 billion|
|Quarter 4 2019||3.7 billion|
|Quarter 1 2020||4.87 billion|
|Quarter 2 2020||8.58 billion|
|Quarter 3 2020||8.71 billion|
|Quarter 4 2020||8.43 billion|
|Quarter 1 2021||9.67 billion|
|Quarter 2 2021||9.73 billion|
|Quarter 3 2021||11.18 billion|
|Quarter 4 2021||10.81 billion|
|Quarter 1 2022||11.82 billion|
|Quarter 2 2022||11.29 billion|
|Quarter 3 2022||13.39 billion|
|Quarter 4 2022||12.8 billion|
|Quarter 1 2023||14.5 billion|
|Quarter 2 2023||14 billion|
|Quarter 3 2023||16.04 billion|
Roblox Engagement Hours Based On Region
15.) Most of Roblox’s engagement in 2023 has come from European users. They contributed a whooping 7.796 billion hours.
Here is a table showing Roblox’s engagement rate in 2023 by Region:
|USA and Canada||11.011 billion|
|Asia Pacific||9.998 billion|
|Rest Of The World||11.461 billion|
Roblox Engagement Hours Based On Age
16.) Roblox Users over the age of 13 have more engagement hours among them as compared to users under the age of 13.
Users over the age of 13 contributed 58.52% (26.05 billion hours) to the total engagement hours that have come on Roblox so far in 2023. At the same time, users under the age of 13 contributed 41% (40.64 billion hours)
Here is an infographic showing Roblox’s engagement hours based on user’s age:
Additional Roblox Statistics
(Source: Youtube & Twitch)
17.) Roblox has 4.58 million subscribers and 209,272,890 views on YouTube.
18.) Roblox has 9.3 million subscribers on Twitch
On Twitch, The average number of viewers in November 2023 is 5,880.
Additionally, 765 channels are concurrently streaming Roblox.
Roblox Download Statistics
19.) Roblox has been downloaded over 905 million times since 2016. Out of these, 56.41 million downloads came in Q2 2023 alone.
Here is a table showing the number of Roblox downloads over the years:
|2023 (Up to Q2)||112.06|
20.) In its first month on Xbox One, the game was downloaded more than 830,000 times. (Microsoft did not release download data after the first month)
21.) As of November 2023, Roblox is ranked first in the top free adventure category on the Google Store. It is ranked #1 on the Apple app store for the adventure category.
22.) Google Play users have downloaded the game the most on their smartphones, with 500,000,000+ million downloads to date.
23.) On Google Play, there have been 36.1 million reviews, compared to 10 million million on iOS.
Games and Events on Roblox
Games in Roblox are defined as “experiences.”
24.) There are over 40 million games on Roblox as of 2023.
25.) Brookhaven RP, a Roblox Town and City game, is the most popular Roblox game of all time, with over 34.44 billion visits to date.
26.) The second most popular game is “Adopt Me”, which has had 33.71 billion all-time visitors.
27.) Tower of hell rounds out the top three with 21.26 billion all-time visits.
Here is a table showing the most popular Roblox games:
|Name of the game||Number of visits (All Time)|
|Brookhaven RP||34.44 billion|
|Adopt Me!||33.71 billion|
|Tower of Hell||21.26 billion|
|Blox Fruits||19.92 billion|
|Murder Mystery 2||11.47 billion|
|Royale High||8.95 billion|
|Pet Simulator X!||8.24 billion|
|Welcome to Bloxburg||7.67 billion|
28.) In 2021, Roblox’s own awards event, called ‘The Bloxy’, attracted over 26 million visitors. During the event’s peak, 855,000 gamers were connected and viewing the event at the same time.
29.) The Bloxy Awards raised $100,000 for a non-profit.
30.) The event is also used to promote films by providing unique content.
31.) Roblox also hosts virtual concerts by actual performers.
Roblox Platform-Related Statistics
32.) The PC version of Roblox was published on September 1, 2006.
33.) It was available for download via iOS from 12th Dec. 2012.
34.) It was added to the Android market on 16th Jul. 2014.
35.) Roblox was released on Xbox One on 20th November 2015.
36.) Mobile devices account for 72% of Roblox activity. The PC also has a significant share, accounting for 25%. The remaining Roblox users (3%) use consoles to visit Roblox.
|Platforms||Percent of DAUs|
(Source: Wikipedia, Roblox & Levvvel)
Roblox Net Worth In 2023
37.) Roblox’s market worth is $17.38 billion as of 2023. It is the 981st most valuable company in terms of market cap.
Roblox Revenue Statistics
38.) Roblox registered revenue of 2.04 billion in the first three quarters of 2023.
$655.3 million and $680.8 million worth of revenue came in the first two quarters of 2023.
While Roblox managed to gain $713.2 million in the third quarter.
Here is a table showing Roblox’s revenue over the years:
|Quarter & year||Revenue|
|Quarter 1 2019||$107.08 million|
|Quarter 2 2019||$115.78 million|
|Quarter 3 2019||$127.03 million|
|Quarter 4 2019||$138.34 million|
|Quarter 1 2020||$156.78 million|
|Quarter 2 2020||$189.7 million|
|Quarter 3 2020||$242.19 million|
|Quarter 4 2020||$310 million|
|Quarter 1 2021||$387 million|
|Quarter 2 2021||$454.1 million|
|Quarter 3 2021||$509 million|
|Quarter 4 2021||$569 million|
|Quarter 1 2022||$537 million|
|Quarter 2 2022||$591.2 million|
|Quarter 3 2022||$517.7 million|
|Quarter 4 2022||$579 million|
|Quarter 1 2023||$655.3 million|
|Quarter 2 2023||$680.8 million|
|Quarter 3 2023||$713.2 million|
39.) Roblox has received $856.7 million in investment over ten rounds. Their most recent fundraising came in the form of a Series H round on January 6, 2021.
Roblox is backed by 15 investors, including the likes of Andreessen Horowitz and the famous Warner Music Group.
Mobile Spending on Roblox
40.) The United States accounted for 48% of global player expenditure on the Roblox mobile gaming app as of April 2023. South Korean users accounted for 6% of total player expenditure.
Roblox mobile expenditure increased to $308 million in the third quarter of 2020. Roblox has seen a considerable increase in mobile expenditure in recent years.
To put things into perspective, The expenditure was $109 million in the initial months of 2019. And below is a quick overview of the same
|Quarters & Years||Mobile spending|
|Quarter 1 2018||$77 million|
|Quarter 2 2018||$80 million|
|Quarter 3 2018||$87 million|
|Quarter 4 2018||$91 million|
|Quarter 1 2019||$109 million|
|Quarter 2 2019||$118 million|
|Quarter 3 2019||$143 million|
|Quarter 4 2019||$174 million|
|Quarter 1 2020||$190 million|
|Quarter 1 2020||$319 million|
|Quarter 3 2020||$308 million|
(Source: Sensor Tower)
Robux is an in-game digital currency. The quantity of this in-game cash bought by Roblox users is referred to as “bookings”.
41.) The average Roblox user spends over $20 per year on Robux.
42.) Dominus Frigidus is the most expensive Roblox item costing around 200 million Robux.
Roblox Developers Statistics
Roblox provides a number of tools and resources to assist developers in getting started. Here are some interesting statistics about Roblox developers.
43.) There are currently 9.5 million developers on Roblox. There were only about 634,000 of them back in 2016.
Developers’ Income Through Roblox
44.) Developers on Roblox have earned $518.9 million in the first three quarters of 2023.
Here is an infographic showing Roblox’s developer exchange fees over the years:
(Source: Roblox & Statista)
Below is a quick overview of Roblox Developers’ annual income:
|Quarter 1 2019||22.72 million|
|Quarter 2 2019||23.29 million|
|Quarter 3 2019||26.2 million|
|Quarter 4 2019||39.76 million|
|Quarter 1 2020||44.5 million|
|Quarter 2 2020||85.05 million|
|Quarter 3 2020||85.47 million|
|Quarter 4 2020||113.72 million|
|Quarter 1 2021||118.93 million|
|Quarter 2 2021||129.71 million|
|Quarter 3 2021||130 million|
|Quarter 4 2021||159.7 million|
|Quarter 1 2022||147.1 million|
|Quarter 2 2022||143.1 million|
|Quarter 3 2022||151.5 million|
|Quarter 4 2022||182.1 million|
|Quarter 1 2023||$182.4 million|
|Quarter 2 2023||$165.8 million|
|Quarter 3 2023||$170.7 million|
45.) In the third quarter of 2022, Roblox developers earned more than $151.5 million. That is 8x growth since the start of 2018.
46.) In 2020, Roblox developers earned more than $328 million.
47.) The average developer on Roblox earns over $3,600 per year.
48.) In 2021, 32 developers earned more than 1 million dollars.
If you are interested in becoming a Roblox developer, you can find more information here.
How old is Roblox?
49.) Roblox was created by Created David Baszucki and Erik Cassel in 2004 and released in 2006. This makes Roblox 17 years old.
Here is the complete timeline of Roblox:
- 2003: David Baszucki left his previous corporation to work with Erik Cassel.
- 2003: Development began for Roblox.
- 2004: Beta version was rolled out.
- 2004: The name ‘Roblox’ was suggested along with ‘GoBlocks and ‘DynaBlocks’.
- 2005: The name ‘Roblox’ was finalized.
- 2006: On September 1st, Roblox was officially out for Windows PCs.
- 2012: Roblox was officially out for all iOS devices on 11th December.
- 2015: November 20th marked the official Roblox release for Xbox One.
How Many Roblox Employees Are There
50.) There are 2,128 full-time employees at Roblox Corporation as of Q3 2023.
Here is a breakdown of Roblox’s full-time employees by department:
|Department||Number of Employees|