Spotify Listening Patterns by Gender
Overall, Spotify has 43.6% female listeners,
but only 20.9% of streams from female or mixed-gender artists.
Female listeners stream 28.0% from female or mixed-gender artists.
Male listeners stream 16.4% from female or mixed-gender artists.
When listeners choose their own music themselves, they stream 19.3% from female artists, which is 1.6% worse than overall listening.
When listeners play their personalized Discover Weekly playlists, they end up streaming 16.0% from female artists, which is 3.3% worse than when they choose their music themselves.
When listeners play Spotify editorial playlists, they end up streaming 24.8% from female artists, which is 5.5% better than when they choose their music themselves.
 
This accounting is automatically updated based on daily global Spotify listening data.
You can also see detailed gender breakdowns by country and genre.