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About LinkedIn

Company Information

  • The site officially launched on May 5, 2003. At the end of the first month in operation, LinkedIn had a total of 4,500 members in the network.
  • The company is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from talent solutions, marketing solutions and premium subscription products.

  • Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., LinkedIn also has U.S. offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha, San Francisco, Sunnyvale and Washington D.C. International LinkedIn offices are located in Amsterdam, Bangalore, Barcelona, Beijing, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New Delhi, Paris, Perth, São Paulo, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.

  • LinkedIn is currently available in twenty three languages: English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai and Turkish.

  • LinkedIn has more than 6,000 full-time employees with offices in 30 cities around the world. LinkedIn started off 2012 with about 2,100 full-time employees worldwide, up from around 1,000 at the beginning of 2011 and about 500 at the beginning of 2010.

Worldwide Membership

  • LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 330 million members in over 200 countries and territories.

  • Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second.

  • In Q3 2014, 75% of new members came to LinkedIn from outside the United States.

  • There are over 39 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn. They are LinkedIn's fastest-growing demographic.

Membership by country
LinkedIn Global Membership, 12.1.14

Regional membership

105M+ EMEA
80M+ Europe
61M+ Asia and the Pacific
11M+ Southeast Asia


Product Metrics

  • LinkedIn counts executives from all 2013 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate talent solutions are used by 92 of the Fortune 100 companies.

  • More than 4 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.
  • In the third quarter of 2014, mobile accounted for 47 percent of unique visiting members to LinkedIn.

Financial Metrics

Q3 2014 Financial Metrics