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How many podcasts are there in each category?

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How many podcasts are in each Apple Podcasts category, we were asked.

We’ve a database of Apple Podcasts data from Dec 29 2020. So, one SQL query later… here are the total podcasts in each primary genre.

Tip: if you can’t get into the top 150 for swimming or volleyball, you’re doing it wrong.

After Shows: 2120
Alternative Health: 8425
Animation & Manga: 1542
Arts: 23931
Astronomy: 467
Automotive: 2093
Aviation: 469
Baseball: 1511
Basketball: 3232
Books: 44074
Buddhism: 794
Business: 37731
Business News: 1945
Careers: 15847
Chemistry: 432
Christianity: 74598
Comedy: 58520
Comedy Fiction: 2722
Comedy Interviews: 10492
Courses: 19837
Crafts: 411
Cricket: 332
Daily News: 5771
Design: 5972
Documentary: 6459
Drama: 5863
Earth Sciences: 903
Education: 51968
Education for Kids: 4173
Entertainment News: 6816
Entrepreneurship: 22451
Fantasy Sports: 1529
Fashion & Beauty: 6142
Fiction: 2870
Film History: 952
Film Interviews: 785
Film Reviews: 5135
Fitness: 3994
Food: 8092
Football: 5890
Games: 7357
Golf: 640
Government: 8056
Health & Fitness: 25323
Hinduism: 711
History: 17471
Hobbies: 13384
Hockey: 1078
Home & Garden: 1004
How To: 8090
Improv: 11707
Investing: 9210
Islam: 4036
Judaism: 1572
Kids & Family: 9618
Language Learning: 6532
Leisure: 18058
Life Sciences: 1779
Management: 7280
Marketing: 10875
Mathematics: 262
Medicine: 6240
Mental Health: 20486
Music: 43222
Music Commentary: 7247
Music History: 2388
Music Interviews: 4563
Natural Sciences: 2375
Nature: 2085
News: 21314
News Commentary: 5596
Non-Profit: 6307
Nutrition: 2673
Parenting: 5317
Performing Arts: 12174
Personal Journals: 36413
Pets & Animals: 1509
Philosophy: 8867
Physics: 463
Places & Travel: 8520
Podcasts: 1887
Politics: 10133
Relationships: 13075
Religion: 2498
Religion & Spirituality: 24696
Rugby: 320
Running: 765
Science: 7071
Science Fiction: 2611
Self-Improvement: 54844
Sexuality: 3780
Soccer: 4670
Social Sciences: 4035
Society & Culture: 79610
Spirituality: 15756
Sports: 39202
Sports News: 4095
Stand-Up: 3130
Stories for Kids: 3176
Swimming: 129
TV & Film: 27690
TV Reviews: 2466
Tech News: 2085
Technology: 21920
Tennis: 235
True Crime: 5266
Video Games: 10453
Visual Arts: 8004
Volleyball: 130
Wilderness: 2557
Wrestling: 2087

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