Twitch & YouTube stats expose massive gap between male and female viewership – Dexerto

Despite the first quarter of 2021 seeing the rise of Rachel ‘Valkyrae’ Hofsetter amongst other female developers, data show that the variation in between female and male banners is still enormous.

While ladies such as Valkyrae and Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys have actually increased to the upper echelons of streaming, they are surrounded by a frustrating bulk of men. 100 Thieves’iconic content creator Valkyrae topped the charts for the most seen female developer. Félix ‘xQc’ Lengyel tops the charts with 73.2 m, which is more than 6 times Valkyrae’s numbers and the tenth greatest streamer, Ibai ‘ibai’ Llanos, has 21.6 m. In the VTube sphere, nevertheless, female avatars reign supreme.

Across Twitch and YouTube, the two major platforms for livestreamed gaming content, there are a number of standout names, of all genders.

While ladies such as Valkyrae and Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys have increased to the upper echelons of streaming, they are surrounded by a frustrating bulk of men. In the leading 100 most-watched streamers on Twitch, just 2 are not males: Pokimane and Hafu.

This has been proven in a report of Q1, 2021, in which statistics show that male streamers are, typically, attracting even more viewership than other genders.

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100 Thieves 100 Thieves’renowned material developer Valkyrae topped the charts for the most viewed female developer. The report keeps in mind that “The male/female banner space is still significant. Valkyrae positioned 27th overall in overall hours seen throughout both male and female banners and Pokimane positioned 98th.”Thinking about that both ladies wrecked up 12.2 m and 6.8 m throughout YouTube and Twitch respectively, the

queens of streams are both doing pretty well, however are still positioning extremely far down the tier list. Part of this disparity can be discussed by Twitch’s demographic. According to one report, in 2020, 65% of Twitch users were male.

Félix ‘xQc’ Lengyel tops the charts with 73.2 m, which is more than 6 times Valkyrae’s numbers and the tenth highest streamer, Ibai ‘ibai’ Llanos, has 21.6 m. The inconsistencies are actually substantial.

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Valkyrae stats Stream Hatchet Rae is barely doing severely, however compared to other male streamers her viewership is minimal. It needs to be kept in mind though, that hours seen is likewise affected a lot by hours streamed. To compare xQc with Pokimane, for example, xQc has actually streamed 1,805 hours in the past 6 months, vs Pokimane’s 584 hours.

In the VTube sphere, however, female avatars reign supreme. This may be due to the high anime-based viewership, however it’s definitely a sphere in which ladies seem to prosper more than guys.

While the statistics might motivate a thousand various debates, it’s still great to see more female material developers breaking out into the fray.

It’ll be fascinating to see what quarter 2 of 2021 has in shop.

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