How to Check Your Gmail Statistics

See how many conversations are in your Gmail account right now

A bar graph illustrates descriptive statistics. Find out how they differ from inferential statistics.
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Google knows a lot about you based on your habits when using Google services. This information is kept in your Google account, and depending on what you've given Google access to, it might log activity on your location history, searches, Google Drive file count, and more.

Another area Google keeps tabs on is your Gmail account. You can see how many conversations are currently stored in your account as well as how many emails are in your Inbox, Sent, Drafts, and Trash folder, plus the number of chats you currently have open.

How to Find Your Gmail Statistics

  1. From Gmail, click your profile picture at the top right and then choose the My Account button from that menu.
  2. Go to Personal info & privacy from the new window that opened.
  3. Scroll all the way down the page until you see the "Manage your Google activity" section, and then choose the GO TO GOOGLE DASHBOARD link that's located there. Enter your Gmail password if you have to.
  4. Find and open the Gmail section from the list of Google services.

Tip: You can get to Step 3 in seconds with this link that goes straight to your Google Dashboard.

Google Used to Offer More Statistics

The results you find using the above steps will show you just a handful of stats about your Gmail account, but that's not how it has always been.

Google used to keep information on other things, too, like how many emails you send every month and who you send the most emails to. You could even see this information for prior months, too.

Unfortunately, Google no longer aggregates that kind of data on your Gmail habits. Or, if they do, it's not an option to browse through it.