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YouTubers from this country are killing it, thanks to the rest of the world

By Johnny Lieu

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It’s no surprise that having a popular YouTube channel can be lucrative — but just how much has always been a source of curiosity.

The video platform has released a report detailing how much creators earn on the site, with more than 100 Australian channels earning over A$100,000 (US$76,000) in advertising in 2016.

On top of that, 2,000 creators earned between A$1,000 (US$763) and A$100,000 in the same year.

This is revenue earned through advertising that’s displayed alongside their content on the platform, like those pre-roll ads you watch before a video. …

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