Talent Acquisition Timebound

1 Billion LinkedIn Endorsements by the Numbers

LinkedIn Endorsements – you either love them or hate them.

Over 1 billion have now been given, and this infographic (courtesy of LinkedIn themselves) shows the breakdown.


  • Since the launch of the feature, members have given over 50 million endorsements per week.
  • More than 18 million people have endorsed other users, and over 58 million people have received endorsements for their skills.
  • Endorsements make you 4 times more likely to be viewed on LinkedIn.
  • Strategic planning is the most endorsed skill, with recruiting and social media also making the top ten.
  • 410,000 people are endorsed for preaching, and 298,000 for wine.

RELATED: How to Boost Your LinkedIn Endorsements [VIDEO]


By Guest

This post is written by a guest author. If you are interested our sponsored content options, check out the the Advertising Page - we look forward to hearing from you!