Facebook by the Numbers: Stats, Demographics & Fun Facts

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Facebook by the Numbers: Stats, Demographics & Fun Facts

Facebook Stats

Company Info

Facebook Logo

URL: https://www.facebook.com

Founded on: 2004

CEO: Mark Zuckerberg

Headquarters: 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025

Employees: 10,955 employees as of June 30, 2015

Facebook Statistics

Total Number of Monthly Active Users:

2.23 billion

Last updated: 9/18/18

Total Number of Mobile Monthly Active Users:

1.74 billion

Last updated: 9/18/18

Total Number of Desktop Daily Active Users:

1.47 billion

Last updated: 9/18/18

Total number of Mobile Daily Active Users:

1.57 billion

Last updated: 9/18/18

Facebook Stories Daily Viewers:

150 million

Last updated: 9/18/18

 Facebook Demographics

  • Facebook users are 53% female and 47% male.
  • Of  all the people on the internet, 83% of Women & 75% of Men use Facebook.
  • Average Facebook user has 155 “friends”.
  • 62% of online Seniors aged 65+ are on Facebook and 72% are between age 50-64.
  • 88% of online users of age 18-29 are on Facebook, 84% of those 30-49.
  • 82% of college graduates are on Facebook.
  • 72% of online users of income more than $75K are on Facebook.
  • 85% of Facebook’s Daily Active Users Come from Outside the US/Canada.
  • The largest population on Facebook is from India with over 270 million users followed by 210 million from the US.
  • Brazil and Indonesia both have around 130 million users.
  • Monthly Active Users from Asia are 894 million.
  • Europe has 376 million Facebook users.

Facebook Advertising Statistics

Fun Facts

  • Facebook accounts for over 42 percent of monthly social media visits.
  • 5 billion comments are left on Facebook pages monthly.
  • 42% of customer service responses happen during the first 60 minutes.
  • The Facebook like button has been pressed 1.13 trillion times.
  • As of January 2016, 100 million hours of video was watched on Facebook Daily.
  • The average time spent on Facebook per visit is 35 minutes up from 20 minutes previously.
  • Every 60 seconds, 317,000 status updates; 400 new users; 147,000 photos uploaded; and 54,000 shared links.
  • More than 83% of daily active users are outside the US and Canada the number has grown from 75% in the previous year which goes on to show the increased growth in the rest of the world.
  • Facebook Gets Over 8 Billion Average Daily Video Views.
  • 85% of Facebook users watch videos with the sound off,
  • Captioned video ads can increase video view time by an average of 12%.
  • 80% of users are annoyed when videos auto-play sound, and it gives them a negative impression of your brand.
  • 350 Million photos are uploaded every day, with 14.58 million photo uploads per hour, 243,000 photo uploads per minute, and 4,000 photo uploads per second.
  • 20% of videos are Live Broadcasts.
  • Every 20 Minutes, 1 million links are shared, 20 million friend requests are sent, and 3 million messages are sent.
  • 55 million status updates are made every day.
  • Facebook is available in 101 languages with over 300,000 users helping in translation.


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Salman Aslam
Salman Aslam
Salman Aslam is the Founder & CEO of Omnicore, a leading Healthcare Digital Advertising & Marketing Agency helping clients across the globe. You can follow him on Twitter for tweets and rants about latest news, tips and advice on digital marketing.

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