In terms of absolute figures the US reigns supreme, with the largest presence on Facebook, counting an estimated 150 million profiles on the social network. But which country actually has the biggest penetration as a percentage of the population? It’s none other than a small sunny Mediterranean island named Cyprus, at least according to data from socialbakers and some quick calculations by Pingdom.
Though we would count the data as far from accurate, since in the absolute Facebook figures there would be people with multiple profiles and businesses, the chart above does show some clear trends on its popularity. More than half, 63%, of the population of Cyprus has a Facebook profile and that’s almost all of the internet users. Cyprus is followed by Hong Kong, Chile, Singapore and Norway.
Facebook has recently officially announced to have more than 800 million active users (that’s around 11% of the world population). 400 million people login to the social network each day and the average person has 130 friends. These are absolutely crazy numbers showing Facebook’s popularity; care to imagine a world without it?[Pingdom]