Love island statistics

Sit down and buckle up, because ITV2's Love Island is back for its eighth series.

Before we kick off this year's summer of love and delve into more drama, necking on and pie-ing off, Reboot deep dive into some Love Island statistics...

Instagram Stats

INSTAGRAM FOLLOWER TRACKER

Tracking the rise (and fall?) of each Love Island contestant’s following on Instagram.

 

INSTAGRAM LIKES TRACKER

Tracking the number of likes on each Love Island contestant’s Instagram account.

 

INSTAGRAM COMMENTS TRACKER

Tracking the number of comments on each Love Island contestant’s Instagram account.

 

Twitter Stats

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FURTHER LOVE ISLAND 2022 ANALYSIS

HOW MANY INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS DID THE LOVE ISLAND CAST HAVE BEFORE THEY ENTERED THE VILLA?

 

The percentage increase in followers before vs. after the first episode of Love Island 2022

HOW OLD ARE THE LOVE ISLAND CONTESTANTS THIS YEAR?

 

The average age of the first eleven Love Island 2022 contestants was 23.8 years old. Comparatively, in series seven, contestants had an average age of 24.

AVERAGE AGE

24.3

WHICH LOVE ISLAND CONTESTANT HAS THE MOST INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS?

Ekin-su

Of the first eleven Love Island 2022 contestants, Gemma Owen has the most Instagram followers - more than 41,000.

However, of all Islanders in the villa, late arrival Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu had a whopping 350,000 followers before entering. That's 308,900 more than Gemma. The Turkish-born influencer is also an actress, most well-known for her role as Isil on the Turkish TV series Kuzey Yildizi.

WHO IS THE YOUNGEST CONTESTANT?

GEMMA

WHO IS THE OLDEST CONTESTANT?

CHARLIE & JAY

WHICH STAR SIGNS ARE LUCKIEST IN LOVE ON LOVE ISLAND?

As a Digital PR agency, we got our research heads on to find out which star sign has the most successful record on Love Island, to help predict the most successful Islanders this year.

Based on this research, fellow Taurus Gemma Owen and Leo Liam Llewellyn could be the Islanders to keep an eye on this summer.

WHICH COUPLES ARE THE MOST COMPATIBLE?

We partnered up with Celebrity Psychic and Body Language expert, Inbaal Honigman, to uncover which couples had the strongest chemistry during week one. Paige and Luca top the table, with an average chemistry score of 9.5 out of 10.

At the beginning of the series, we predicted Gemma and Liam could be the couple to watch this summer. However, based on Inbaal's compatibility score of 6.5 out of 10, this is looking unlikely...

QUICKFIRE LOVE ISLAND STATS FROM 2021

Love Island 2021 was full of love, lust, and lots of tantrums. Let's take a look back at some statistics from series seven when Millie Court and Liam Reardon won the show.

MILLIE COURT & LIAM REARDON

APPLICATIONS


100,000+

Love Island bosses were reportedly swamped with over 100,000 applications from contestants for the 2021 series. We anticipate this year it's more like a quarter of a million.

VIEWERS DAY 1


2.46 MIL

The 2021 series premiere on ITV2 drew in almost 2.5 million overnight viewers. This is down from the 2019 debut episode, which broke records when it raked in an impressive 3.3 million viewers, becoming ITV2's highest-ever opening.

VIEWERS FOR FINAL


2.8 MIL

Almost three million people tuned in live to watch the 2021 series finale when Millie Court and Liam Reardon were crowned winners. Comparatively, the 2019 series finale was watched by 5.6 million.

PRIZE TOTAL


£50,000

To survive in the villa the Islanders must be coupled up with another Islander, whether it be for love, friendship or money, as the overall winning couple receives £50,000.

OFCOM COMPLAINTS


33,500

Love Island 2021 became the most-complained about series of the show since it began, receiving more than 33,500 Ofcom complaints.

NUMBER OF EPISODES


49

Similarly to previous series of Love Island, the 2021 series had 49 episodes broadcast in total.

MORE REBOOT RESEARCH

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