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Recently Statista released an interesting survey over most popular communities on Reddit worldwide as of February 2024, by number of subscribers. Humor, Questions and Gaming are the top 3 subreddits. Let´s have a look at the results here:

  1. r/rfunny
    | 56.6 million subscribers |
    Reddit’s largest humor depository
  2. r/AskReddit
    | 45 million subscribers |
    AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions.
  3. r/gaming
    | 39.5 million |
    The Number One Gaming forum on the Internet.
  4. r/aww
    | 35.4 million subscribers |
    A subreddit for cute and cuddly pictures
  5. r/worldnews
    | 34.9 million subscribers |
    A place for major news from around the world, excluding US-internal news.
  6. r/todayilearned
    | 34.7 million subscribers |
    You learn something new every day; what did you learn today?
  7. r/Music
    | 32.9 million subscribers |
    Reddit’s #1 Music Community
  8. r/movies
    | 32.3 million subscribers |
    The goal of /r/Movies is to provide an inclusive place for discussions and news about films with major releases.
  9. r/science
    | 31.5 million subscribers |
    This community is a place to share and discuss new scientific research. 
  10. r/pics
    | 30.5 million subscribers |
    A place for photographs, pictures, and other images.
  11. r/memes
    | 29.7 million subscribers |
    Memes! A way of describing cultural information being shared.
  12. r/Showerthoughts
    | 29.7 million subscribers |
    A subreddit for sharing those miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the familiar.
  13. r/Jokes
    | 27.8 million subscribers |
    The funniest sub on Reddit. Hundreds of jokes posted each day, and some of them aren’t even reposts!
  14. r/news
    | 27.4 million subscribers |
    The place for news articles about current events in the United States and the rest of the world. Discuss it all here.
  15. r/videos
    | 26.9 million subscribers |
    Reddit’s main subreddit for videos.
  16. r/space
    | 24.9 million subscribers |
    Share & discuss informative content on: * Astrophysics * Cosmology * Space Exploration * Planetary Science * Astrobiology
  17. r/askscience
    | 24.8 million subscribers |
    Ask a science question, get an science answer.
  18. r/EarthPorn
    | 23.8 million subscribers |
    The internet’s largest community of landscape photographers and Earth lovers.
  19. r/books
    | 23.7 million subscribers |
    Fosters and encourages in-depth discussions about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing.
  20. r/food
    | 23.6 million subscribers |
    The hub for Food Images and more on Reddit

What is Reddit?

Reddit is a vast forum-based platform founded in 2005, known as “the front page of the internet” for its wide array of trending content.

What are subreddits?

Reddit comprises numerous “subreddits,” each focused on specific interests, ranging from broad topics like news and technology to niche hobbies. Users join these communities to post content, share links, and engage in discussions, with a voting system that elevates popular posts for greater visibility.

Why is Reddit popular?

The platform champions community and anonymity, allowing users to interact without revealing their identities, fostering open and supportive discussions. Content moderation is managed by community volunteers and platform administrators, ensuring discussions remain relevant and respectful.

The impact of Reddit

Reddit has significantly influenced internet culture, hosting charitable events, social movements, and Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions with notable figures. It serves as a hub for diverse interests, reflecting and shaping the internet’s communal and informational landscape.

20 most popular Reddit communities / sub-reddits

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