Understand the data in your Slack analytics dashboard

The Slack analytics dashboard allows you to gain insight into how your organization uses Slack. Review the information below to see the analytics available and what they mean for your workspace or Enterprise Grid organization.

Note: Data for messages and files, channels, and members is only available on Slack’s paid plans. If you're using the free version of Slack, upgrade your workspace to access more analytics features.

 

Overview

Members Number of people in your workspace or org, including full members and guests
Weekly active members Number of people who have read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message
Public channels Number of public channels in your workspace or org


Active members

Weekly

Weekly active members: Number of people who have read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message over the current day and preceding seven days

Members who posted: Number of people who have posted at least one message over the current day and the preceding seven days

Daily

Daily active members: Number of people who have read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message over the current day

Daily members posting messages: Number of people who have posted at least one message over the current day


Messages and files

Messages sent Number of messages sent by members of your workspace or org*
Files uploaded Number of files uploaded in your workspace or org

* Does not include messages sent by apps or bots.


Public and private

Where people are reading Percentage breakdown of how many people are reading messages in public channels, private channels, and direct messages
Where messages are sent Percentage breakdown of how many people are sending messages in public channels, private channels, and direct messages


Channels

Note: The following data is available for all the public channels in your workspace. In the org level dashboard on the Enterprise Grid plan, the following data is available for all public org-wide channels in your org.

Created Date the channel was created
Last active Date the last message was sent in the channel
Total membership Total number of people in the channel, including full members and guests
Full members Number of full members in the channel
Guests Number of guests in the channel
Messages posted Number of messages sent in the channel, including messages from apps and bots
Messages posted by members Number of messages sent by members in the channel
Members who posted Number of people who posted messages in the channel
Members who viewed Number of people who viewed the channel
Change in members who posted Percentage that reflects the number of people who posted in the channel in the current 30 days, compared to the previous 30 days
Reactions added Number of reactions added to messages in the channel
Members who reacted Number of people who added reactions to the channel


Members

Included in bill* Whether or not the member is included your bill
Days active Number of days the member read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message
Days active, iOS Number of days the member read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message on an iOS device
Days active, Android Number of days the member read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message on an Android device
Days active, Desktop Number of days the member read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message on a computer
Last active** Date the member last read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message
Last active, iOS** Date the member last read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message on an iOS device
Last active, Android** Date the member last read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message on an Android device
Last active, Desktop** Date the member last read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message on a computer
Messages posted Number of messages posted by the member
Messages posted in channel Number of messages posted in channels by the member
Reactions added Number of reactions added by the member

* For more billing information, read our Fair Billing Policy.

** This metric is only available if the member was active in the last 90 days.


Workspaces

Note: This data is only available from the org level analytics dashboard on the Enterprise Grid plan.

URL Workspace URL
Created Date the workspace was created
Last active Date the last message was sent in the workspace
Total membership Total number people in the workspace, including full members and guests
Full members Number of full members in the workspace
Guests Number of guests in the workspace
Apps Number of apps installed to the workspace
Public channels, single workspace Number of public channels in the workspace
Public multi-workspace channels Number of public, multi-workspace channels in the workspace
Active members Number of people who have read or sent a message in at least one channel or direct message in the workspace
Active members (%) Percentage that reflects the number of people who have read or sent a message in this workspace compared to other workspaces in the org
Change in active members Percentage that reflects the number of people who posted in the channel in the current 30 days, compared to the previous 30 days
Members who posted Number of people who posted messages in the workspace
Files uploaded Number of files uploaded to channels in the workspace
Messages posted by members Number of messages sent by members in the workspace
Messages in public, single-workspace channels Number of messages sent in public channels in the workspace
Percent of messages, public channels Percentage that reflects the number of people who posted in public channels compared to private channels and direct messages in the workspace
Percent of views, public channels Percentage that reflects the number of people who viewed public channels compared to private channels and direct messages in the workspace
Messages in multi-workspace channels Number of messages sent in public channels shared across workspaces within your org
Messages in private channels Number of messages sent in private channels

Tip: Some people post a lot of little messages, while others post fewer, longer messages. This data is best used for understanding your whole team’s use of Slack, not evaluating an individual’s performance.

Who can use this feature?
  • By default, all members (but not guests)
  • Free, Standard, Plus, and Enterprise Grid