49 ChatGPT Statistics – Real Research (Updated Mid Feb 2023)

Updated: February 25, 2023

ChatGPT is a transformer-based language model trained on a large dataset of text data. It uses deep learning techniques to perform a variety of natural language processing (NLP) tasks, such as language translation, text summarization, and question answering with high accuracy. It can also generate human-like text, making it a powerful tool for conversational AI Chatbot and creative writing.

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Marketers are worried and also super pumped at the same time about ChatGPT. A text-generation language model which can generate NLP-based high-quality text and answers specific questions with exceptional accuracy.

Data science and machine learning are now so advanced to create tools like chatgpt user model that also takes human feedback to improve their language model to generate relevant responses. The tool has been a core topic of discussion on social media for the last 2 months.

Open AI launched the research preview and this powerful tool has become extremely popular. Businesses are using it in several creative ways. We tried to gather 23+ ChatGPT Stats for you.

Here is how ChatGPT answers when humans try to confuse it with tricky questions and what Elon Musk has to say about ChatGPT 🙂

Exceptionally Good Answers
Elon Musk Response To ChatGPT

Now you may say it’s just a language model. Real clever are doing crazy things with this tool. Recently a guy “Shawn” with no coding experience created a tool with ChatGPT and sold it to originality.ai for $10 Grand. Just Woow

Guy Created Tool With ChatGPT, Sold For 10 Grand (Wow)

We have been collecting stats about ChatGPT for over a month and curated this list of facts, data, research, and stats related to ChatGPT.

Editor’s Top Picks – ChatGPT Statistics

  1. 53% of markers admitted that they say “Please” when asking AI for something
  2. The training of ChatGPT-3 took 4 days using 2048 TPU v3 chips (Source: OpenAI)
  3. ChatGPT-3 is 175 times larger than the previous version. (Source: OpenAI)
  4. OpenAI Projects $1 Billion Revenue By 2024 (Source: Reuters)
  5. ChatGPT Will Be Monetized Soon As Cost To Run ChatBot Are “Eye-Watering” (Source: Sam Altman)

ChatGPT Facts:

  • Launch Date – 30 November 2022
  • Parent Company – OpenAI
  • Head Quarters – San Francisco
  • Founders – Sam Altman (CEO), Elon Musk (Co-founder of OpenAI), Reid Hoffman(Co-founder Of Linkedin)
  • Backed By – Companies Like Microsoft, Khosla Ventures, and Infosys

ChatGPT Stats, Facts, & Usage

First, let’s take a look at some general ChatGPT statistics that provide an overview of this new AI chatgpt language model

Latest Development:

ChatGPT facing outrage as it threats users, and asks users to even end their marriage

1. ChatGPT Closes In On Valuation Of $30 Billion, Already In Talks To Raise Capital

OpenAI the company behind ChatGPT is in talks to sell its existing shares in an offer that values the company at a $30 billion valuation. (Reported WSJ, Reuters citing people familiar with the matter

Source: Reuters

2. Microsoft is reportedly eyeing a $10 billion investment into OpenAI (Reports)

Semafor reported recently that Microsoft has been in talks with the owner of ChatGPT to invest $10 billion into the company. This thrilled the public as the OpenAI just launched a month ago.

Source: Semafor

3. ChatGPT Owner Projects $200 million in revenue in 2023, and $1 Billion by 2024

Reuters reported that ChatGPT projects roughly $200 million in revenue in 2023 and is expected to grow its revenue to $1 billion by the end of 2024.

Source: Reuters

4. ChatGPT is “AT CAPACITY” Message because of exponential requests and demand from the users

Within a month or two, ChatGPT has become extremely popular and the user requests are rising o fast that the tool is displaying an “AT CAPACITY” message which makes frustrated users wait for days to try out the features of ChatGPT.

chatgpt at capacity now
At Capacity Message

Here is what Sam Altman has to say about this…

Extreme Demand For ChatGPT

Source: HITC

5. ChatGPT Crossed 1 Million Users Within 1 Week. Incredible Milestone

Sam Altman revealed on December 5 2022 that After the launch on November 30, the AI tool got 1 million user registrations within 1 week. Huge popularity. New numbers are not released yet (Will update here as they are released from any official source)

ChatGPT 1 Million Users Milestone Announcement

Source: Sam Altman (CEO OpenAI)

6. ChatGPT Average Cost Per Chat Is Single-Digits Per Chat

Elon Musk asked San Altman about the average cost per chat. The CEO of OpenAI revealed that it’s probably single-digit cents per chat.

chagpt average cost per chat
ChatGPT Average Cost Per Chat

Souce: Sam Altman

7. ChatGPT Was Launched On November 30 2022

The popular ChatGPT language model by OpenAI was launched on November 30, 2022. The tool got immense popularity among marketers and also the blogging community because it lets automate several tasks that used to take a lot o time and resources

Source: OpenAI

8. ChatGPT Launched a New And Improved Embedding Model On December 15, 2022

The AI tool parent company announced on December 15, 2022, that ChatGPT will be using a new and improved embedding model which is a simpler and cost-effective solution and priced 99.8% lower

Source: OpenAI

9. Microsoft Funded OpenAI With $1 Billion as Early Investments

Microsoft is one of the early investors in ChatGPT and they funded OpenAI with $1 billion as early investments

Source: TechCrunch

10. OpenAI Is Supported By Microsoft’s Azure Computational Power For Running ChatGPT

Microsoft’s Azure Computational power supports OpenAI which is used to run the ChatGPT language model. As Microsoft is one of the early investors in the company and plans to invest more in the near future.

ChatGPT Runni On Azure Credits

Source: Microsoft Azure

11. ChatGPT’s Training Ended In 2021, So It Can Only Fetch Data Prior To 2021

ChatGPT language model that has been trained on the dataset prior to 2021. However, since its training ended in 2021, it can only provide information up to that date.

Source: OpenAI

12. ChatGPT Will Be Monetized Soon As Cost To Run ChatBot Are “Eye-Watering”

The popular ChatGPT tool will soon be monetized as the current operational cost of the chatbot is “eye-watering” according to the CEO Sam Altman

will chatgpt be free always
ChatGPT Monetization Plan

Many people are also ready to pay for the AI assistant. This will definitely reduce spam happening because of easy access to the tool.

Source: Sam Altman

13. ChatGPT Is Trained Using Reinforcement Learning from Human Feedback (RLHF) Training Method

In a statement by OpenAI, I Quote “We trained this model using Reinforcement Learning from Human Feedback (RLHF), using the same methods as InstructGPT, but with slight differences in the data collection setup”.

SIDENOTE: The ChatGPT dialogue model is actually a fine-tuned version of GPT-3.5 or InstructGPT, which itself is a fine-tuned version of GPT-3

Source: OpenAI

14. OpenAI’s ChatGPT has a dataset size of 300 Billion Words, 570 GB of Data, And 175 Billion Parameters

According to OpenAI the ChatGPT has a dataset of 300 Bn Words, 570 GB of Data used to train the language model. The future version of ChatGPT is supposed to have over 1 trillion words in its dataset and a dataset of 40 GB of text data.

Sam Altman Reply To Datasets

Source: OpenAI, AnalyticsIndaMag

15. ChatGPT Processes Approximately 10 Million Queries Per Day

According to OpenAI, the ChatGPT processes approx 10 million queries per day which is making the servers slow down and is the primary reason for At Capacity response from the chatbot

chatgpt average queries per day
ChatGPT Average Queries Per Day Estimates

Source: Tom Goldstein

16. ChatGPT’s Operational Cost is $100k Per Day And $3 Million Per Month

Tom Goldstein estimated that with available data on the internet, ChatGPT’s average operational cost per day and per month would be $100k & $3 Million Respectively

chatgpt approximate daily and monthly operational cost
ChatGPT Operational Cost Estimates

Source: Tom Goldstein

17. ChatGPT Is Not Capable Of Accessing The Internet

While performing some tests, we asked the chatbot if it can access the internet. The result was ChatGPT denied that it can access the internet as it is just a language model and can only generate text based on the dataset it is trained on.

chatgpt cannot access internet
ChatGPT Cannot Acess the Internet

Source: BloggingCapital Tests

18. ChatGPT Is Not Perfect As It Can Give Wrong Information

OpenAI openly admits on its platform that ChatGPT is just a bot and it can make mistakes. The data it provides can be wrong and always verified before use.

chatgpt can generate wrong information
ChatGPT Can Provide Wrong Information

Source: OpenAI

19. Elon Musk Removed Database Access To Twitter

After Twitter take over, Twitter went through a lot of changes and Elon found that OpenAI had access to Twitter’s database. He immediately paused the database access citing the need to understand about governance and revenue plans of the company.

Elon Paused OpenAI’s Database Access To Twitter

Source: Elon Musk

20. OpenAI’s ChatGPT Causes Artificial Intelligence Token Prices To Surge By Upto 77%

According to CoinGecko, after the launch of ChatGPT the Artificial Intelligence Tokens rises by 77% from Nov 30 to Dec 6, 2022. Reported CoinGecko

Source: CoinGecko

21. ChatGPT Is Not Available In Selected Countries For Security Reasons

ChatGPT is still available in the research preview in some notable countries like China, Russia, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Iran, Belarus, and Venezuela citing the security reasons

Source: OpenAI

On #1441 in December, OpenAI became the 98th most popular website on the internet in January 2023, according to similarweb’s updated data getting 304m views.

19.20% of traffic comes from the United States and the rest from other countries. 59.66% of which is direct traffic and 35% is search traffic

openai chatgpt website global rank
#98 Global Rank Acc. To SimilarWeb

Source: SimilarWeb

23. Princeton Student Builds App To Detect ChatGPT-Generated Text

A Princeton student developed an app to quickly detect ChatGPT-based content. He calls this project #GPTZERO. (Reported: Vice)

He says and I quote, “the motivation here is increasing AI plagiarism. think are high school teachers going to want students using ChatGPT to write their history essays? likely not.”

Human writing can be so beautiful. There is beauty in the human prose that computers can never and should never co-opt


Educators are worried about the possibility of cheating. GPTZERO can help minimize this to a certain extent. (Source: WashingtonPost)

Source: Edward Tian

This is all regarding the statistics of OpenAI’s ChatGPT. We will keep adding more facts and stats with upcoming developments.

24. Chat GPT saw an unprecedented surge of 233% in the global search volume, skyrocketing from 20.4 million to 68 million searches

ChatGPT got extremely popular and its search volume increased from 20.4 million to 68 million searches. California was the only state with a million searches per month.

Source: Laura Hera

25. Elon Musk calls ChatGPT a danger to civilization and says not what he intended when he backed OpenAI

Elon musk in a tweet recently called OpenAI a danger to civilization. He even pointed out that he did not intend this before backing OpenAI in the past. (Just to tell you if you don’t know, Elon Musk was one of the earliest investors in OpenAI.

Source: Elon Musk

26. 53% of marketers said they say “Please” when asked AI for something i.e any prompt

Travis Jamison from Twitter reported in a survey that 53% of marketers try to be polite and used “Please” to ask something from AI.

Haha (Guilty as Charged)

Source: Travis Jamison

27. Microsoft Announces ChatGPT-powered Bing, Google CEO Declares ‘Code Red’

Google CEO Sunder Pichai has declared Code-Red in response to ChatGPT powered Bing search engine. With this level of ai assistant, Bing can Seriously Challenge Google’s hegemony over the internet search

Source: Datanami

28. Bing’s app sees a 10x jump in downloads after Microsoft’s AI news

As soon as Microsoft announced AI integration into a bing search engine, their Bing app has seen a surge of 10x downloads, reaching 1 crore+ download

Source: Techcrunch

29. Bing Search app now ranks at 10th place in the free download category of the Apple App Store in the US.

After bing app become a sensation in the play store, the rankings of the app skyrocketed and becomes the 10th most-downloaded free app

Source: MSPowerUser

30. NY Times labeled ChatGPT the best AI chatbot ever released to the general public

NYTIMES labeled ChatGPT as the Best AI Chatbot released to the general public. The tool itself deserves

Source: NYTimes

31. ChatGPT becomes the fastest growing web app in the world – 100 million users in 2 months

ChatGPT Ai language model has become the fastest growing app in the world, which recently completes 100 million users within 2 months of its launch

Source: LiveMint

32. Guardian reported that ChatGPT had 590 million monthly visits in January 2023, and completed 100 million users

With the increasing demand for ChatGPT, the guardian reported from internal sources that in January 2023, ChatGPT had around 590 million monthly visits to its website.

Source: Guardian

33. ChatGPT gets, roughly 25 million daily visits and 619 million total visits so far to the chatbot

Simlarweb reported that ChatGPT gets around 25 million daily visits, and from the time of its launch it has got a total of 619 million total visits

Source: SimilarWeb

34. ChatGPT’s monthly visits, jumped from 18 million in November to 304 million in December, showing 1561% increase

ChatGPT showed a huge traffic surge in the month of December accounting for 1561% as compared to the previous month i.e November

Source: SimilarWeb

35. After announcing ChatGPT, OpenAI’s website is now ranked 51st In global rankings and 5th in the Computers and electronics category

OpenAI’S websites ranking has skyrocketed after ChatGPT’s launch, accounting for 51st position globally and 5th position in the computers and electronics category

Source: SimilarWeb

36. ChatGPT’s parent company OpenAI has been valued at $29 Billion – Reported Reuters

Reuters reported that ChatGPT is looking for an investment at a valuation of 29 billion US dollars.

Source: Reuters

37. ChatGPT is being used to write phishing messages and malicious code

OpenAI prunes ChatGPT’s capabilities as it was being used to write phishing and malicious scripts that could harm the end users on the internet. It can be used to create ransomware code, ad injection code, XSS code injection scripts, etc. It challenged online security as it is being already used to create info stealer scripts, encryption tools, and dark web malware scripts too.

Source: TechCrunch

38. ChatGPT has the capability of imitating the writing styles of famous personalities, and copywriters

After testing the features of ChatGPT, we were able to imitate copywriters and writing styles of famous personalities

Source: BloggingCapital

39. IT Professionals predicted that in near future we might witness cyber attacks with the help of ChatGPT

Blackberry research reported that in near future it a high possibility that we might face a cyber attack due to ChatGPT, as it has immense capabilities and is not properly regulated.

Source: BlackBerry

40. ChatGPT is a threat to education as students use it to submit assignments

ChatGPT might also pose a threat to academic ethics as it already is used by students to write assignments. Predictions by experts say it may also affect research document writings in the future.

Source: Guardian

41. OpenAI plans to watermark content generated by ChatGPT with the help of blockchain tokenization

OpenAI’s founder Sam Altman has revealed that ChatGPT aims to put a watermark to the text generated by the chatbot in the near future so that it cannot be abused.

Source: SamAltman

42. Springer asked researchers not to credit ChatGPT in the research documents, and acknowledgments

Research documents are already being affected by the Chatbot as some researchers cited ChatGPT in their research papers, Springer asked researchers no to mention ChayGPT in the source, as a bot cannot be held accountable

Source: The Verge

43. Stack Overflow banned the use of ChatGPT as it can give legit-looking but wrong answers.

Stack overflow has already banned the use of ChatGPT, as it can give legit-looking but wrong info which cannot be trusted

Source: Stack Overflow

44. Amazon actually warned employees not to share any sensitive info with the ChatGPT

Amazon warned employees not to share any kind of information with ChatGPT, as it was found out that they were using ChatGPT to improve workflow and solve daily problems

Source: IndiaToday

45. Indian Govt is planning to integrate ChatGPT into educational apps, farmer support apps

Indian govt is reported to integrate ChatGPT ai into educational apps, and farmer support apps to provide quality information.

Source: MoneyControl

46. India develops the first AI-based ChatBot app for e-commerce called Lexi

India recently developed an ai based chatbot for e-commerce usage called Lexi. It can be used to provide quick solutions to customer’s questions.

Source: WION

47. Microsoft Plans to add ChatGPT AI features to Microsoft Office

Microsoft also aims to add AI functionalities of ChatGPT t Microsoft office. Still, it’s unclear to what extent it will be integrated so that it doesn’t get abused

Source: Microsoft

48. TweetGPT a chrome extension built on top of ChatGPT helps you write tweets in minutes

ChatGPT functionality can be used in a lot of ways. TweetGPT is a chrome extension that can be used to create viral tweets in minutes

Source: BloggingCapital

49. ShareGPT is a chrome extension used to share ChatGPT prompts with others in no time

If you want to share ChatGPT with others, Use ShareGPT which will share your prompts to others as a URL in minutes

Source: BoggingCapital

ChatGPT Statistics Sources

So these are all the sources from where we have gathered all these ChatGPT statistics. All due care has been taken to cite the sources. For any conflict of interest contact us directly.

Final Thoughts

These are all the important ChatGPT stats that we have gathered and compiled for you. We take this job seriously and all due care has been taken to provide you real research, facts, and data.

If you have more info than we can add, contact us we would love to include it.

Any suggestion in the comment section would be deeply appreciated.

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Shivam Sharma
Shivam Sharma

I’m Shivam Sharma, founder of BloggingCapital.com, an SEO & Finance enthusiast featured in WebsiteBuilderExpert, CEOBlogNation, and Medium. We are an online magazine that helps 7567+ readers per month improve their marketing and web copy.

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