Most Popular Reddit Subreddits in the World

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in this article we will provide list of Most Popular Reddit Subreddits in the World. The number of subreddits/communities on Reddit is approaching 3 million. It’s possible to find a subreddit for just about any topic. Many of them have many members, but a select few have the most devoted followers. However, there are a number of subreddits with more than one million subscribers.

The vast majority of these subreddits have been around for at least a few years. Reddit’s most popular subreddits and communities are included in this list (starting with the most popular).

This list was compiled in Feb 2022.

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List of Most Popular Reddit Subreddits

1. /r/announcements

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
139,551,815Official announcements from Reddit, Inc. Jun 17, 2009

2. /r/funny

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
39,167,893Welcome to r/Funny, Reddit’s largest humor depository.Jan 25, 2008

3. /r/AskReddit

MembersDescriptionDate created
34,997,701r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. Jan 25, 2008

4. /r/gaming

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
31,856,510A subreddit for (almost) anything related to games – video games, board games, card games, etc. (but not
Sep 17, 2007

5. /r/aww

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
30,340,242Things that make you go AWW! Like puppies, bunnies, babies, and so on… A place for really cute pictures
and videos!
Jan 25, 2008

6. /r/Music

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
28,969,897The musical community of Reddit.Jan 25, 2008

7. /r/pics

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
28,612,116A place for pictures and photographs.Jan 25, 2008

8. /r/worldnews

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
27,942,104A place for major news from around the world, excluding US-internal news. Jan 25, 2008

9. /r/science

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
27,143,022This community is a place to share and discuss new scientific research. Read about the latest advances in astronomy, biology, medicine, physics, social science, and more. Find and submit new publications and popular science coverage of current research. Oct 18, 2006

10. /r/movies

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
27,067,146The goal of /r/Movies is to provide an inclusive place for discussions and news about films with wide releases. Submissions should be for the purpose of informing or initiating a discussion, not just to entertain readers. Read our extensive list of rules for more information on other types of posts like fan-art and self-promotion, or message the moderators if you have any questions.Jan 25, 2008

11. /r/todayilearned

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
26,985,758You learn something new every day; what did you learn today? Submit interesting and specific facts about something that you just found out here. Dec 28, 2008

12. /r/videos

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
26,172,071Reddit’s main subreddit for videos. Please read the sidebar below for our rules. Jan 25, 2008

13. /r/news

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
24,243,459The place for news articles about current events in the United States and the rest of the world. Discuss it all here.Jan 25, 2008

14. /r/Showerthoughts

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
24,052,119A subreddit for sharing those miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the
Oct 18, 2011

15. /r/Jokes

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
22,282,025The funniest sub on Reddit. Hundreds of jokes are posted each day, and some of them aren’t even reposts! Jan 25, 2008

16. /r/food

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
21,971,755The hub for Food Images and more on Reddit. Jan 25, 2008

17. /r/askscience

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
21,925,681Ask a science question, get a science answer.Sep 5, 2008

18. /r/IAmA

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
21,750,826I Am A, where the mundane becomes fascinating and the outrageous suddenly seems normal.May 27, 2009

19. /r/EarthPorn

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
21,723,857The internet’s largest community of landscape photographers and Earth lovers.Feb 14, 2011

20. /r/gifs

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
21,370,058Funny, animated GIFs: Your favorite computer file type! Officially pronounced with a hard “J”.Feb 14, 2009

21. /r/nottheonion

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
20,834,005For true stories that are so mind-blowingly ridiculous that you could have sworn they were from The Onion.Oct 25, 2008

22. /r/books

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
20,458,594This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you’re looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendation Thread, Suggested Reading page, or ask in r/suggestmeabook.Jan 25, 2008

23. /r/DIY

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
20,337,413A place where people can come to learn and share their experiences of doing, building, and fixing things on their own.Jan 25, 2008

24. /r/explainlikeimfive

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
20,178,735Explain Like I’m Five is the best forum and archive on the internet for layperson-friendly explanations. Don’t Panic!Jul 28, 2011

25. /r/LifeProTips

Total MembersDescriptionDate created
20,169,807Tips that improve your life in one way or another.Oct 25, 2010


Reddit is the place to be if you want to keep up with the latest news and trends on the internet. Community members can post text, images, and direct links to amusing and interesting material on the site. There are thousands of subreddits on Reddit, each dedicated to a specific topic, and anyone can join for free. You’ll be able to keep up to date on the latest news, sports, drama, and even funny memes. It can be exhausting to sift through tens of thousands of Reddit subreddits in search of the perfect fit.