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YouTube reveals Australia’s most watched videos

Australians are watching Youtube to get skincare advice and learn how to do simple household chores, data from the video-sharing giant has revealed.

The figures also show over 100 Australians earn more than $100,000 a year in advertising revenue on Youtube, and more than 2000 make between $1,000 and $100,000.

In July alone more than half the country (14.7 million adult Australians) spent an average of 21 hours watching Youtube clips, The Daily Telegraph reported. 

Lauren Curtis (pictured) has about 3.65 million subscribers on Youtube 

Australians are watching Youtube to get skincare advice and learn how to do simple household chores, data from the video-sharing giant has revealed

Australians are watching Youtube to get skincare advice and learn how to do simple household chores, data from the video-sharing giant has revealed

And it’s no surprise with over an hour of content uploaded to the website every minute.

There are about 60 Australia Youtube channels with over 1 million subscribers each. These are the top five.

1. HowToBasic

With almost 10 million subscribers HowToBasic is Australia’s top Youtube channel.

The channel is a go-to guide for Aussies, covering everything from how to make McDonald’s fries, to how to Parkour.

The channel was created in December 2011.

With almost 10 million subscribers HowToBasic is Australia's top Youtube channel 

With almost 10 million subscribers HowToBasic is Australia’s top Youtube channel 

2. Wengie

Wengie is Australia’s most colourful Youtube channel with over 9 million subscribers.

The Chinese born Australian covers life advice, from improving your school grades to makeup hacks.

Her top video ‘DIY Edible School Supplies’ has been viewed over 37 million times.

Wengie is Australia's most colourful Youtube channel with over 9 million subscribers 

Wengie is Australia’s most colourful Youtube channel with over 9 million subscribers 

3. Planet Dolan

If you’ve ever wanted ideas on how to cheat on a test, Planet Dolan has you covered.

The channel has videos on science, gaming and the weird and wonderful.

The most viewed video is ’30 disturbing things found on google maps.’

4. Iggy Azalea- Music VEVO

Australian born rapper Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, has over 5 million subscribers on Youtube.

She gained recognition after releasing videos for her songs ‘Pu$y’ and ‘Two Times’ on YouTube.

Her most popular uploaded is the music video for Fancy (Explicit) featuring Charli XCX. 

Australian born rapper Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, has over 5 million subscribers on Youtube 

Australian born rapper Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, has over 5 million subscribers on Youtube 

5. Veritasium

Veritasium is a science channel on YouTube created by physicist Derek Muller in 2011. 

The channels most viewed video ‘Surprising Applications of the Magnus Effect’ has been watched 35 million times. 

Veritasium is a science channel on YouTube created by physicist Derek Muller in 2011 

Veritasium is a science channel on YouTube created by physicist Derek Muller in 2011 

South African born singer Troye Sivan Mellet (pictured) has 4.4 million subscribers on YouTube 

South African born singer Troye Sivan Mellet (pictured) has 4.4 million subscribers on YouTube 

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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