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ChatGPT + AI statistics and trends – (Updated February 2024)

Check out Mailbutler's full list of up-to-date AI (artificial intelligence) and ChatGPT statistics for February 2024.

First published

25.05.2023

Last edited

23.02.2024

Read time

9 minutes


    By James

    James has seven years' experience as a Content Marketer, bylines on Left Foot Forward, Submittable, and INOMICS, and a Master's in History. In his free time he likes to read, play guitar, and write for his personal blog.

    Artificial intelligence: sounds complex, right? But there's one AI, ChatGPT by OpenAI, that's as easy to use as talking to a friend. Let's check these up-to-date statistics on ChatGPT and AI in general and see just how much this AI is changing the game.

    Key ChatGPT statistics for 2024

    • OpenAI has 1.643 billion average monthly visits till December 2023
    • ChatGPT has over 180+ million users
    • OpenAI's revenue is now crossing $1.3 billion on an annual basis
    • ChatGPT daily costs are an estimated $694,444 per day
    • ChatGPT amassed a million users within its first five days, and by January, the user base soared to 100 million, making it the fastest-expanding platform on record
    • They will need 30,000 more GPUs just to maintain their current trajectory in 2023
    • In terms of global traffic, ChatGPT outperforms renowned websites such as Bing.com, NYtimes.com, and CNN.com
    • The dataset powering ChatGPT is colossal, containing 300 billion words (175 billion parameters) and 570 GB of space. This data, drawn from the web, books, and Wikipedia, forms the AI's knowledge base
    • GPT-4's training data is estimated at over 100 trillion parameters
    • Financially, OpenAI is set for a significant leap, with revenues predicted to exceed $200 million in 2023 and then to reach $1 billion in 2024
    • Traffic from the paid budget is 0.01%
    • The most traffic is coming from Direct sources (89.72%)
    • OpenAI users are 58.34% male and 41.66% female
    • OpenAI has successfully finalized a share sale worth $300 million, positioning its valuation between $27 billion and $29 billion
    • ChatGPT handles an estimated 10 million queries per day
    • GPT-4 can handle prompts of up to 25,000 words and is considered 40% more factual than GPT-3.5

    Chatgpt time to reach 1 million users

    Top ChatGPT keywords by traffic share

    ChatGPT keywords by traffic share

    ChatGPT keywords by traffic share - source Semrush

    The following keywords generate a significant amount of US traffic for ChatGPT:

    • "chat gpt" has a monthly search volume of 2,240,000
    • "chatgpt" has an even higher monthly search volume at 4,090,000
    • "openai", the organization behind ChatGPT, with a monthly search volume of 550,000
    • "dall e", another project by OpenAI, contributes to the site's visibility with a monthly search volume of 450,000

    These keyword search volumes suggest that a large number of people in the USA are interested in and searching for information related to ChatGPT and other OpenAI projects.

    This screenshot shows the global top keywords for ChatGPT:

    top keywords for chatgpt

    Source: Similarweb.com

    Regional distribution of ChatGPT users

    The majority of ChatGPT users are found in the US, making up 13.07% of the total user base.

    India follows in second place but with significantly fewer users, accounting for only 8.47% of the total.

    The combined user base from the top five countries - the US, India, Japan, Colombia, and Brasil - comprises roughly one-third of all ChatGPT users.

    Here's a detailed overview of the user distribution by country:

    • US: 13.07% of ChatGPT users
    • India: 8.47% of ChatGPT users
    • Japan: 4.28% of ChatGPT users
    • Colombia: 3.10% of ChatGPT users
    • Brazil: 3.10% of ChatGPT users
    • Other countries combined: 67.90% of ChatGPT users

    Regional distribution of ChatGPT users

    Regional distribution of ChatGPT users

    Web traffic statistics on ChatGPT

    The dominant channel for ChatGPT visits is direct, accounting for over 7 out of 10 visits (76.91%).

    Organic search channels rank second, contributing 15.20% of the overall traffic.

    Here's a detailed distribution of ChatGPT marketing channels:

    • Direct: 89.72% of traffic
    • Social: 0.82% of traffic
    • Organic Search: 8.66% of traffic
    • Mail: 0.51% of traffic
    • Referrals: 0.28% of traffic
    • Display: 0.01% of traffic
    • Paid search: less than 0.01% of traffic

    web traffic for ChatGPT

    Web traffic for ChatGPT

    Social media traffic sources

    In the realm of social media, YouTube leads as the top source of traffic, bringing in nearly 3 out of 5 visits (56.71%).

    Here's how other social media platforms fare:

    • YouTube: 56.71% of traffic
    • WhatsApp: 11.97% of traffic
    • Facebook: 10.36% of traffic
    • Twitter: 4.67% of traffic
    • LinkedIn: 3.49% of traffic
    • Other platforms combined: 12.82% of traffic

    Traffic channels for ChatGPT

    Traffic channels for ChatGPT

    ChatGPT vs. Bing Chat vs. Bard

     

    ChatGPT

    Bing Chat

    Google Bard

    Type of Platform Conversational AI Tool AI-Powered Conversational Internet Search AI-Powered Conversational Internet Search 
    Powered By OpenAI’s GPT-4 Language Model Microsoft AIGoogle’s LaMDA 
    Data Source 570 GB of textual data from websites, books, and other sources. Websites on Bing Search Index, user input, knowledge basesWebsites & sources on Google Search Index 
    Knowledge base Limited up to 2021 (but now can access the internet)Aware of all present & past eventsAware of all present & past events 
    Availability Generally available (free + paid) Available to allCurrently available in the US, UK, and 180 more countries
    Usage Limited per hour Unlimited Unlimited 

    ChatGPT-3.5 vs ChatGPT-4

    GPT-4, the new version of OpenAI's language AI, is a big step up from the old version, GPT-3.5. It's much better at understanding and using language, figuring out the context, and handling a lot more information. It's good at understanding different ways of speaking and reacting to emotions. It can answer tough questions using info from many sources. It's more creative and makes more sense when it's making up stories. It's also better at solving hard problems in math and science and can write and fix computer code more efficiently.

    Unlike GPT-3.5, which only deals with text, GPT-4 can also understand and talk about pictures and graphics. It's less likely to say things that are biased or inappropriate. In the future, it could get better at understanding context and who's talking to it, work with other software, remember past chats, and be less likely to believe false info. GPT-4 could be useful in lots of areas, like writing, teaching, and customer service, which makes it a very important tool for our everyday lives.

    ChatGPT for email

    AI helping with emails can definitely make things simpler for us. But, some people might feel a bit nervous about this advanced tech. In 2023, about 347.3 billion emails were sent every day, and this number will probably keep growing each year. That leaves space for AI tools to help us handle our emails better and quickly find the important ones.

    ChatGPT can be used in numerous ways for email communication:

    Drafting emails: ChatGPT can help draft emails, letters, and other forms of written communication. This includes formal business correspondence, informal communication, and everything in between.

    Reply suggestions: Based on the context of an incoming email, ChatGPT can suggest potential replies, which can be particularly helpful for managing a large volume of emails or for providing initial drafts to be edited.

    Content ideas: If you're looking to send a marketing or newsletter email but aren't sure what to write about, ChatGPT can provide content ideas based on given keywords or topics.

    Personalized emails: ChatGPT can generate personalized emails for different recipients based on user-provided information.

    Mailbutler's survey about AI for emails

    Mailbutler conducted an anonymous survey with over 200 participants. This is what we found out:

    • 8.3% of them do not trust artificial intelligence (AI) 
    • 59.7% have a basic understanding of AI
    • 18.6% have a strong technical understanding of AI
    • 17.8% have heard of it AI
    • 3.9% have no knowledge of AI

    Mailbutler's survey about AI

    Mailbutler's survey about AI

    The future of ChatGPT

    As we can see based on these statistics on ChatGPT the road ahead looks quite bright and thrilling. As we get better at teaching computers to understand and use language, tools like ChatGPT will keep getting smarter. They're about to shake up how we work and could change many jobs. Some folks even think that, in a little while, ChatGPT and its kin could be as smart as humans, or nearly as smart.

    Here are some pros and cons of advanced AI models like ChatGPT:

    Pros

    • Efficiency and productivity: AI models can handle tasks quickly and accurately, boosting productivity. They can work 24/7 without breaks, which is especially useful in customer service and other fields where round-the-clock availability is important.
    • Personalized experience: AI models can analyze large amounts of data to provide personalized recommendations and responses, enhancing user experience.
    • Accessibility: AI models can make information and services more accessible, for example by providing voice-activated interfaces for people who have difficulty typing or reading.
    • Potential for new insights: AI models can analyze large datasets to identify patterns and trends that might be difficult for humans to detect.

    Cons

    • Lack of understanding: AI models like ChatGPT don't truly understand the text they generate. They can produce plausible-sounding responses without fully grasping the context or implications.
    • Privacy concerns: AI models require large amounts of data, which can raise privacy issues. It's important to ensure that data is used and stored responsibly.
    • Job displacement: As AI becomes more capable, there are concerns that it could replace human jobs in certain fields, leading to job loss and economic displacement.
    • Ethical and safety risks: AI can be misused or can generate harmful or misleading content if not properly controlled. It's crucial to develop robust ethical guidelines and safety measures for AI use.
    • Dependency: Over-reliance on AI systems could lead to the loss of certain skills and abilities in the human population, and could create vulnerabilities if the technology fails or is compromised.

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    Key up-to-date AI statistics

    • AI market size in 2024 is projected to be $298.2 Billion. By 2030 is expected to grow to $1.81 Trillion.
    • The largest AI patent owner in the world is Baidu.
    • AI startup funding worldwide in Q1 2022 was 18 billion USD
    • 75% of consumers are concerned about misinformation from AI
    • 35% of companies are already using AI, and another 42% are exploring its implementation
    • 38% of employees expect their jobs to be automated by 2023
    • AI technology is projected to create an expected 12 million more jobs
    • 63% of companies surveyed plan to increase or maintain AI and machine learning spending in 2023
    • 65% opt for ready-made AI, while 35% prefer building in-house AI solutions
    • 49% of people say they’re worried AI will replace their jobs (According to Microsoft)
    • 70%—would delegate as much work as possible to AI to lessen their workloads (According to Microsoft)
    • AI social media market size in 2023 - USD 1.64 Billion - projected to be USD 5.66 Billion by 2028
    • 50.7% of Marketers who think AI will make email marketing more effective for August 2023
    • In a 2023 survey, 40% of email marketers from the U.S. and Europe rated automatic content and image generation as the top AI feature in email marketing, closely followed by personalized content at 34%.
    • According to Insider, AI is projected to infuse the global economy with a $900 billion uplift by 2026, and this figure is expected to escalate to a staggering $15.7 trillion by 2030

    Key AI statistics by Mailbutler

    Key AI statistics by Mailbutler

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) statistics

    AI technology has been increasingly adopted by businesses in various sectors. According to a TechJury article, 35% of companies are already using AI, and another 42% are exploring its implementation. IT analyst firm, Info-Tech Research Group, reports that 44% of private sector companies plan to invest in AI systems in 2023. Meanwhile, 91.5% of leading businesses invest in AI on an ongoing basis. As for AI's impact on customer satisfaction, Gartner expects it to grow by 25% by 2023 in organizations that use AI.

    Artificial Intelligence market size

    The AI market is seeing significant growth. As of 2022, Precedence Research reported a global market size of $119.78 billion. This is projected to skyrocket to $1,597.1 billion by 2030, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.1% from 2022 to 2030. The AI market share in the United States alone is anticipated to be valued $$420.465 billion by 2025.

    Statistics on AI Usage

    AI usage is widespread and varied. In terms of voice assistants, 97% of mobile users utilize AI-powered tools, and more than 4 billion devices currently operate on these systems. A whopping 63% of companies surveyed plan to increase or maintain AI and machine learning spending in 2023. Moreover, AI technology is expected to create 12 million more jobs than it is expected to replace, and 97 million specialists are anticipated to be needed in the AI industry by 2025.

    AI in business

    AI is transforming the way businesses operate. It's used to automate processes, enhance customer service and personalization, increase output, and analyze data, all in the pursuit of gaining a competitive advantage. Technology is also proving to be a key player in the marketing and retail sectors. For instance, AI spending in the retail industry is projected to reach $20.05 billion by 2026. Additionally, 48% of marketing leaders say AI has significantly changed how customers interact with their businesses.

    AI transforming the job landscape and employment data statistics

    AI's growth and the rise of machine learning have sparked concern over job security. Semrush reveals that 38% of employees expect their jobs to be automated by 2023 and 13% foresee AI eliminating positions entirely in their industry. However, there is a silver lining. AI technology is projected to create more jobs than it replaces, with an expected 12 million more jobs created and a high demand for 97 million specialists in the AI industry by 2025.

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    https://www.statista.com/topics/3104/artificial-intelligence-ai-worldwide/

    https://www.statista.com/statistics/1365145/artificial-intelligence-market-size/

    https://www.similarweb.com/blog/insights/ai-news/chatgpt-growth-flattens/

    https://www.semianalysis.com/p/the-inference-cost-of-search-disruption/

    https://www.similarweb.com/website/chat.openai.com/#traffic-sources 

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    https://www.statista.com/statistics/1406430/ai-effectiveness-email-marketing/#:~:text=During%20a%202023,as%20traditional%20approaches. 

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