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FACEBOOK USERS IN THE WORLD
Facebook Usage and Facebook Growth Statistics
By World Geographic Regions

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Facebook Stats for Years 2011 - 2012

FACEBOOK SUBSCRIBER GROWTH BETWEEN 2011 AND 2012

Geographic Regions
in order by size

FB Users
31-Mar-2011

FB Users
30-Jun-2011

FB Users
31-Sept-2011

FB Users
31-Dec-2011

FB Users
31-Mar-2012

Europe

200,260,360

208,907,040

214,988,320

223,376,640

232,835,740

Asia

131,556,800

152,957,480

169,392,060

183,963,780

195,034,380

North America

173,640,240

167,999,540

172,636,960

174,586,680

173,284,940

South America

69,594,760

82,207,800

92,049,480

103,294,940

112,531,100

Central America

28,090,240

33,081,140

36,333,060

38,317,280

41,332,940

Africa

27,414,240

30,665,460

34,798,940

37,739,380

40,205,580

Middle East

15,779,440

16,125,180

17,326,520

18,241,080

20,247,900

Oceania / Australia

12,333,780

12,881,560

13,177,360

13,353,420

13,597,380

Caribbean, the

5,362,600

5,903,520

6,182,080

6,218,960

6,355,320

World Total

664,032,460

710,728,720

756,884,780

799,092,160

835,525,280

NOTES: (1) Facebook (FB) Users (Subscribers) Growth in the World from March 31, 2011 to March 31, 2012, according to the number of Facebook subscribers as reported by Social Bakers in 210 individual countries and/or territories. (2) The "Facebook Penetration" corresponds to the ratio of Facebook users in relation to the total number of estimated population in each world region, expressed as a percentage. (3) World Demographic (Population) numbers are based on mid-year 2011 data from the US Census Bureau . (4) For definitions, disclaimers, and navigation help, please refer to the Site Surfing Guide. (6) Information in this site may be cited, giving the due credit to www.internetworldstats.com. Copyright © 2013, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.

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FACEBOOK PENETRATION GROWTH BETWEEN 2011 AND 2012

Geographic Regions
in order by penetration

FB Penetration
31-Mar-2011

FB Penetration
30-Jun-2011

FB Penetration
31-Sept-2011

FB Penetration
31-Dec-2011

FB Penetration
31-Mar-2012

North America

50.0 %

48.4 %

49.7 %

50.3 %

49.9 %

Oceania / Australia

34.8 %

36.4 %

37.2 %

37.7 %

38.4 %

Europe

24.5 %

25.6 %

26.3 %

27.4 %

28.5 %

South America

17.4 %

20.5 %

23.0 %

25.8 %

28.1 %

Central America

18.0 %

21.2 %

23.3 %

24.6 %

26.5 %

Caribbean,the

12.9 %

14.3 %

14.9 %

15.0 %

15.3 %

Middle East

7.3 %

7.5 %

8.0 %

8.4 %

9.4 %

Asia

3.4 %

3.9 %

4.4 %

4.7 %

5.0 %

Africa

2.6 %

3.0 %

3.4 %

3.6 %

3.9 %

World Average

9.6 %

10.3 %

10.9 %

11.5 %

12.1 %

NOTES: (1) Facebook (FB) Penetration Growth in the World from March 31, 2011 to March 31, 2012, according to the number of users reported in 210 individual countries and/or territories by Social Bakers . (2) The "Facebook Penetration" corresponds to the ratio of Facebook users in relation to the total number of estimated population in each world region, expressed as a percentage. (3) World Demographic (Population) numbers are based on mid-year 2011 data from the US Census Bureau . (4) For definitions, disclaimers, and navigation help, please refer to the Site Surfing Guide. (6) Information in this site may be cited, giving the due credit to www.internetworldstats.com. Copyright © 2013, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.

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