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By The Numbers: 200 Amazing Twitter Statistics

twitter statisticsIn my latest “By the Numbers” post, I dug up a bunch of interesting (and random) Twitter stats for your blog reading pleasure.

I really enjoy researching and posting these types of digital marketing stats and judging from the comments, emails and tweets, you seem to enjoy reading them.

Anyways, without further ado, here are your Twitter statistics:

Twitter User & Demographic Statistics

 

Total Number of Twitter Registered Users:

About a billion

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Last updated 9/16/13


Unique monthly visitors to Twitter.com (desktop only):

36 million

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Last updated 9/24/13


Country with the Most Twitter Users:

China, 35.5 million

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 5/1/13


How many people use Twitter:

271 million monthly active users

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 7/30/14


Percentage of Twitter MAUs located outside U.S.:

77%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/3/13


Daily Active Twitter Users:

100 million

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/3/13


Average Number of Followers per Twitter User:

208

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/11/12


Average Time Per Month Spent by Users on Twitter:

170 minutes

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 9/27/12


Number of Twitter accounts that have ever sent a tweet:

550 million

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 4/14/14


Percentage of Twitter users that have tweeted, but not within the past year:

43%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 4/14/14


Percentage of Twitter users that created an account and never sent a tweet:

44%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 4/14/14


Number of Twitter accounts with no followers:

391 million

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Last updated 4/14/14


Percentage of Twitter users that use it at least once a day:

46%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 12/30/13


Percentage of active tweeting the top 5 countries on Twitter account for:

50%

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Last updated 11/20/13


Percentage of millennials (age 15-34) that use Twitter:

29%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 9/27/13


Percentage of teens that consider Twitter their favorite social network:

26%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/11/13


Percentage of users that check Twitter multiple times a day:

29%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 12/30/13


Average number of Twitter followers for US females:

163

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 12/23/13


Percentage of world leaders that use Twitter:

80%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 1/1/14


Top world leader on Twitter:

President Barack Obama (US)

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Last updated 1/1/14


Total number of user accounts that Twitter can handle:

18 quintillion

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/21/13


Number of Fake Twitter Users:

Approx 20 million

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 4/6/13


Number of Twitter users in the US:

52.7 million

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/17/13


Number of Twitter users in the UK:

9.9 million

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 8/15/13


Percentage of Americans that use Twitter at work:

9.89%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/3/13


Percentage of Americans that can’t access Twitter at work:

15.1%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 9/24/13


Twitter user following the most other users:

ArabicBest 2.3 million following

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Last updated 10/17/13


Percentage of Internet users that don’t use Twitter:

90.4%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/7/13


Average number of followers that teens on Twitter have:

79

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/7/13


Percentage of US adults that use Twitter:

16%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/4/13


Percentage of Twitter users that are male:

50%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/4/13


Percentage of Twitter users between the ages of 18 to 29:

45%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/4/13


Percentage of Twitter users that have earned a bachelors degree:

40%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/4/13


Percentage of Americans that tweet every month:

11%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/16/13


Country with the highest percentage of Internet users active on Twitter:

Saudi Arabia

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/16/13


Number of monthly active Twitter users that actually tweet:

117 million users

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/11/13


Estimated percentage of Twitter accounts that tweet monthly:

13% 

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 11/11/13


Number of total Twitter timeline views in Q3 2013:

159 billion views

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 2/5/14


Number of total Twitter timeline views in Q4 2013:

148 billion views

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 2/5/14


Number of Twitter timeline views in Q1 2014:

157 billion

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 4/29/14


Number of Twitter timeline views in Q2 2014:

173 billion

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 7/30/14


Number of total U.S. Twitter timeline views in Q4 2013:

41 billion views

Last updated 2/5/14


Number of total International Twitter timeline views in Q4 2013:

107 billion views

Last updated 2/5/14


Number of total U.S. Twitter timeline views in Q3 2013:

43 billion views

Last updated 2/5/14


Number of total International Twitter timeline views in Q3 2013:

116 billion views

Last updated 2/5/14


Percentage of moms on Twitter that log in at least once a day:

69%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 5/9/14


Percentage of moms on Twitter that log in to lift their spirits:

72%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 5/9/14


Percentage of moms on Twitter that log in to connect with other moms:

55%

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 5/9/14


Percentage of millenial Twitter users that check it at least once a day:

81%

Last updated 7/9/14


Percentage of millenial Twitter users that access it more than 10x a day:

15%

Last updated 7/9/14


Percentage of millenial Twitter users that tweet at least once a day:

60%

Last updated 7/9/14


Percentage of millenial Twitter users that consider it a cure for boredom:

47%

Last updated 7/9/14


Percentage of 18-29 year olds in the U.S. that have a Twitter account:

40%

Last updated 5/6/14


Percentage of the Class of 2014 (high school) that don’t use Twitter:

45%

Last updated 6/18/14


Percentage of internet users in the Middle East/North Africa region that use Twitter:

47%

Last updated 4/25/14


Country with the strongest Twitter penetration in the Middle East/North Africa region:

Saudi Arabia

Last updated 4/25/14


Number of Twitter users in Thailand:

4.5 million

Last updated 5/30/14


Projected number of Twitter users by 2018:

400 million

Last updated 5/27/14


Projected growth for Twitter MAU in 2014 YOY:

24.4%

Last updated 5/27/14


Percentage of UK Twitter users that have tried a new restaurant based on a Twitter recommendation:

50%

Last updated 6/2/14


Largest Twitter population in Latin America:

Brazil 

Last updated 6/4/14


Number of active Twitter users in Indonesia:

20 million

Last updated 6/4/14


Continue on to Tweet Statistics or skip to Twitter Advertising and Business Statistics or Twitter Mobile and Vine Statistics



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