Stunning Facebook Statistics that are Impossible to Ignore

As of February 2012, 64% of US internet users are registered Facebook users. That’s roughly 155 million people with Facebook profiles, out of a total of 240 million internet users in the US. Here are some additional stunning Facebook statistics that will blow you away:

  • 901 million monthly active users at the end of March 2012;
  • Approximately 80% of our monthly active users are outside the U.S. and Canada;
  • 526 million daily active users on average in March 2012;
  • 488 million monthly active users who used Facebook mobile products in March 2012, and more than 500 million mobile monthly active users as of April 20, 2012;
  • During March 2012, on average 398 million users were active with Facebook on at least six out of the last seven days;
  • More than 125 billion friend connections on Facebook at the end of March 2012;
  • On average more than 300 million photos uploaded to Facebook per day in the three months ended March 31, 2012;
  • An average of 3.2 billion Likes and Comments generated by Facebook users per day during the first quarter of 2012;
  • More than 42 million Pages with ten or more Likes at the end of March 2012;
  • Facebook is available in more than 70 languages;

Top 10 Facebook Countries:

1.     United States          155,707,900
2.     Brazil                         51,172,180
3.     India                         49,806,680
4.     Indonesia                43,833,000
5.     Mexico                     35,619,320
6.     Turkey                      31,112,380
7.     United Kingdom   30,632,220
8.     Philippines              28,259,940
9.     France                      24,300,860
10.     Germany               23,750,160

The Average Facebook User:

  • Spends 55 minutes on Facebook per day;
  • Has 130 Facebook Friends;
  • Is a member of 12 groups;
  • Sends 8 Friend requests per month;
  • Uses the ‘like’ button 9 times per month;
  • Writes 25 comments per month;
  • Becomes a fan of 2 pages per month;

In addition, according to some recently published statistics by Facebook, people who click on the “Like” button are more engaged, active and connected than the average Facebook user. The average “Liker” has 2.4x the amount of friends than that of a typical Facebook user. They’re also more interested in exploring content they discover on Facebook, and click on external site links 5.3x more frequently than the typical Facebook user.

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