By the Numbers: 200+ Amazing Facebook User Statistics (August 2015)

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Welcome to Facebook Statistics Central! Here are a bunch of amazing Facebook statistics that illustrate just how vast their digital empire is. Updated for August 2015.

Facebook is the largest social network in the world with over a billion monthly active users. With a platform as feature-rich and widely-used as Facebook’s there are countless stats that can be tracked. I try to identify the most interesting ones I find and add them to the following list when I do. I hope you find some of these tallies as interesting and amazing as I do.

Update: I have added a bunch of new Facebook statistics, and also broke this post out into four posts. The original post for all Facebook stats was getting a bit cumbersome and tough to navigate as it eclipsed 300 stats. Hopefully, this new format will help you find the stat you are looking for much quicker. Here is a quick rundown of the various Facebook statistic pages:

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. Many of these Facebook statistics come from the company’s own financial filings, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100% accurate.

Facebook User Statistics

How many people are on Facebook:

1.49 billion monthly active users

Last updated 7/28/15

Percentage of online adults that visit Facebook at least once a month:


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Last updated 3/31/14

Total number of Facebook daily active users (DAU):

968 million

Last updated 7/28/15

Percentage of monthly Facebook users that use it daily:


Last updated 4/22/15

The country with the most active Facebook users:


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Last updated 8/23/13

Average number of Facebook friends for US females:


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Last updated 12/23/13

Time spent on Facebook per user per day:

20+ minutes

Last updated 7/8/15

Percentage of all US senior citizens that use Facebook:


Last updated September 2014

Percentage of drivers that admit to checking Facebook while operating their vehicle:


Last updated 5/19/15

See Also: New Report: 400+ Top Facebook Statistics

-Continue on to page 2 for many more Facebook Stats-

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