How Many People Use Facebook

There are very couple of applications that is as preferred as well as secondhand everyday as the Facebook application. For many people it's the following app to check after a weather condition app in the early morning to see what's up with the friends, household, countless variety of brands they adhere to as well as, certainly, news. The impact of Facebook on lives of thousands of millions has reached the point when a variety of major issues have actually popped up in Facebook media insurance coverage as well as academic research study, such as a dependency to the system, information personal privacy violations as well as publicity impact.

In 2010, 3 years after Apple presented revolutionary apple iphone as well as later on in 2008 the App Store, Facebook developed a mobile app for both iphone (apple iphone just, the iPad version was released later in 2011) as well as Android systems. Originally the iphone application had not been native and also was infamously sluggish on mobile however in August of 2012 Facebook lastly released the iphone native app as well as it executed twice as fast as its predecessor. Because that year the apps have undergone about 60 versions as well as have actually become one of one of the most feature-reached apps on mobile systems.

Today, there are approximately 2 billion mobile phones in operation on the planet and also out of that stunning number 85% of mobile phone owners utilize Facebook application. Among all Facebook customers 47% access it via mobile (in United States this number reaches 68%). As a matter of fact concerning 6% of ALL digital time is invested in Facebook and also this figure expands progressively. Such grandiose scale of adoption and use have lead to levels of separation in between Facebook individuals equal to 4, indicating every Facebook customer is gotten in touch with all other Facebook individuals by means of 3 individuals.

Facebook iphone application user interface
Total Facebook Users

Currently let's see exactly how the most prominent mobile application on the planet can be described with Facebook usage, individual and also income stats.

Facebook app has users in mostly all edges of the globe, below is a quick picture of exactly how the application is popular in different parts of the globe.

Facebook Secret data factors:

  • Variety of Facebook monthly energetic customers-- 2,2 billion

  • Variety of Facebook daily energetic customers-- 1,5 billion

  • Number of Facebook users in United States and Canada-- 241 million

  • Number of Facebook customers in Europe-- 377 million

  • Variety of Facebook users in Asia & Pacific-- 873 million

  • Variety Of Facebook Carrier individuals-- 1,2 billion

  • Time people spend on Facebook daily-- 35 mins

  • Facebook Total Profits in 2018-- $12 billion

Individuals as well as their social communications remain in the heart of the Facebook platform, right here is what we can state concerning the application's user data.

Facebook User Statistics

By virtue of having more than a 2,2 billion of users, Facebook application is the one that has the most varied user profile. It is offered around the world, other than 10 nations where Facebook and also consequently its mobile apps are prohibited.

In US and Canada alone Facebook has more than 240 million signed up customers, India has 270 million users, 140 Indonesian individuals are on Facebook as well as Brazil comes 4 on this chart with 130 million registered customers. Because the social media network has been prohibited in China, only 1% of all social shares are being created on Facebook. 70% of Argentinian mobile phone internet customers make use of the Facebook application. 21% of Japanese smartphone owners use Facebook app on a regular monthly basis.

Leading countries based upon number of Facebook customers since April 2018, in millions
Total Facebook Users

When we consider the split in between female and also male Facebook customers for different age groups, we see the complying with photo. Generally, 56% of Facebook users are male and 44% are women. Amongst various age groups, these 56% of male individuals presented with 18% amongst 25-34 years of ages one, and also 16% amongst 18-24 years old one. Overall the only age group where female have extra customers is 55-64 years old.

Facebook customers distribution by age and also sex, 2018
Total Facebook Users

Facebook Usage Data

As of April 2018 there are greater than 2,2 billion Facebook month-to-month active individuals. Each day 1,5 billion people look into their favored social media network and also more than 989 million of them do it using the mobile app. In US alone individuals spend 35 minutes a day in the Facebook mobile app, worldwide an ordinary time people spend on Facebook has to do with 20 minutes.

Facebook monthly energetic individuals 2016-- 2018, by area, in millions
Total Facebook Users

On a day-by-day basis regarding 1,5 billion individuals around the globe tap on the Facebook application symbol on their apples iphone as well as Android smart devices to examine their feed, publish an update, an image, share their existing mood, area and more. When we compare Q1, 2016 numbers against Q1, 2018, we see the biggest development in Asia-Pasific-- 200 million. We need to keep in mind that Facebook is restricted in China, suggesting this growth needs to just be attributed to various other regions in the region-- South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Australia and also others. And the slowest development in USA as well as Canada-- just 12 million new users. This doesn't come as a surprise because most of individuals that wished to sign up currently did so however new individuals aren't actually happy to participate in masses and also particularly after the recent Cambridge Analytica data violation.

Number of day-to-day active Facebook individuals globally 2016-2018, in millions
Total Facebook Users

Facebook Income

As we can see from on chart from the Facebook Q1, 2018 Outcomes report, the lion look of the Facebook income was created with advertising. The Facebook application has been one of one of the most, otherwise the most, effective platform to drive mobile app sets up in volume. Among the major factors to revenue that Facebook has been creating with marketing are mobile application installs. By 2014 the overall variety of downloads created by means of advertisements put inside Facebook mobile apps got to 350 million. Naturally, mobile application installs existing only a single kind of products that businesses market on Facebook.

Facebook ad revenue by user location, in millions
Total Facebook Users

Facebook Carrier

In 2011 Facebook made a decision to distinguish a messaging function right into a standalone app-- Facebook Carrier as well as 3 years later on the business introduced that messaging featured will certainly be gotten rid of from Facebook app completely therefore all users will certainly need to download the Facebook Carrier application to be able to send out instant messages on Facebook. Complying with the course of building a system on the basis of a messaging app, initial blazed by WeChat, Line, Viber and other popular IM apps, in March 0f 2015, Facebook added an attribute to the app, which enabled users to send loan to their friends, it's presently only offered in the United States just. In spring of 2016 Facebook released chatbots option for Facebook Carrier that permitted services to build a communication channel with their consumers via Facebook Carrier. As of April, 2017 the complete number of the app has reached 1,2 billion customers.

Number of monthly active Facebook Messenger individuals 2014-2017, in millions
Total Facebook Users


The appeal and also the growth roadmap of the Facebook application has actually been dictated by the popularity of Facebook as a social media. The latest trend for the application is that its companion application Facebook Messenger comes to be a platform to implement features that usually lead to a standalone app. Such functions as mobile settlements, chatbots and different plugins are viewed as the means to increase individuals's experience of interaction with Facebook and also allow people to do even more on Facebook. It fits flawlessly to the Facebook approach to cover all individuals needs they normally please on mobile websites or applications.

Another fascinating prospect for the Facebook mobile application is to obtain Virtual Reality output/input abilities, as Oculus Break, the Virtual Reality headset programmer and manufacturer, gotten by Facebook for $2 billion in 2014, continues to improve the headset as well as over time the application might turn into one of its applications.