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They are not found publicly on YouTube and can be accessed only when someone shares a link to them. They do not affect the popularity of a channel much. Therefore, no, unlisted and even private videos do not count towards the channel video views.
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To include views from private or unlisted videos, change them to 'public' and the views will be counted again within 24 hours. YouTube Analytics channel view counts will continue to include views...