May 20, 2022

Fact Facts: Netflix Tops 50 Million Subscribers Worldwide, 36 Million of Them in U.S.

The new Netflix subscriber numbers were shared today when the company announced Q2 2014 earnings.

Facts from Letter to Shareholders by Netflix CEO and Co-Founder, Reed Hastings and CFO, David Wells:


  • Over 50 Million Subscribers in 30 Countries
  • 36 Million Subscribers in U.S.
  • 14 Million Subscribers Internationally

DVD-by Mail

  • 6.3 Million DVD-by-mail Subscribers in U.S
  • During Q2, 2013 Netflix Lost 475K DVD Subscribers
  • During Q2, 2014 Netflix Lost 391K DVD Subscribers

Read the Complete Letter (PDF)

Video Interview/Discussion With Reed Hastings (July 21, 2014)

Interview conducted by Doug Anmuth of JP Morgan and Michael Nathanson of MoffettNathanson.

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