09 October 2015 — 06:10

Facebook in Asia: Indonesia with 18.9 million users!

Just marked its 6th anniversary last month with 400 million users, Facebook also hit another milestone with more than 100 million mobile users. Interesting that 70% of Facebook users are from outside US.

In Asia, Facebook is fast becoming the one the region’s leading social networks. Indonesia has the fourth highest number of Facebook users in the world, after US, UK and Turkey. With 18.9 million users, Indonesia is well ahead of Philippines, the country with 10.5 million Facebook users (refer to table below). This is followed by India (6.8 million), Taiwan (5.8 million) and Malaysia (5.1 million). In terms of penetration rate, Hong Kong has the highest “Facebook users per country population” rate in Asia, at 39%, followed by Singapore (38%), Taiwan (25%), Malaysia (18%) and Philippines (11%). The total Facebook users in Asia is 59.6 million, or about 15% of the global Facebook population.

[via GreyReview]


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