2020 Facts & Figures // Facebook Statistics

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Facebook Demographics (US)

Countries with highest number of Facebook users as of Jan 2020

  • The average cost per click for any Facebook ad is $1.72
  • The average price for Facebook Ads decreased 6% in 2019
  • Facebook reports that 1.95 billion people can be reached through ads.
  • Facebook can reach 32% of the population aged 13 years or older through ads.
  • 44% of Facebook's ad audience is female.
  • 56% of Facebook's ad audience is male.
  • Overall, women are significantly more likely to click or tap on Facebook adverts compared to men, while people between the ages of 35 and 65 also show greater propensity to engage with commercial messages on the platform.
  • The top 5 countries with the greatest advertising reach are; India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, and Mexico. Australia didn't make the top 20.
  • Just over 48% of Facebook Ad revenue comes from the United States and Canada alone.
  • Facebook's global advertising audience can reach 19% of males aged between 25-34.
  • Facebook's global advertising audience can reach 13% of females aged between 25-34.
  • 56.4% of Facebook's advertisement audience speak English.
  • The average Australian user clicks on 21 Facebook adverts per month.
  • 58% of marketers plan on increasing their use of Facebook ads over the next 12 months
  • 94% of Facebook Ad revenue is from mobile
  • Overall Facebook Ad impressions increased 37% in 2019

  • 98% of Facebook users access the app by any type of mobile device.
  • 1.9% of Facebook users only access Facebook by a desktop computer.
  • 19% of Facebook users access the app by both phones and computers.
  • 79% of Facebook users only access the app by phone.
  • 80.8% of Facebook users access Facebook on Android devices.
  • 14.2% of Facebook users access Facebook on IOS devices.
  • 5% of Facebook users access Facebook on other devices.
  • 94% of ad revenue on Facebook is from mobile.
  • Only 6% of ad revenue comes from desktop.

  • A "typical" user likes 12 posts in a 30-day period.
  • A "typical" user comments on 6 posts in a 30-day period.
  • A "typical" user shares 1 post in a 30-day period.
  • A "typical" user clicks on 13 Facebook adverts in a 30-day period.
  • Australia has one of the highest median monthly Facebook comments per user - 10. This is second only behind the Philippines (12)
  • 88% of Facebook users claim to be on the app to keep in contact with family and friends.
  • Last year, an eMarkteter study found that daily social media use was decreasing. Facebook use, specifically among US users 18 and up, decreased by nearly 2% compared to previous years. In 2020, they forecast that the average daily time will essentially remain the same.

  • The average Facebook page has a 0.12% increase in page likes.
  • The average post reach vs page likes is 7.01%
  • The average organic reach vs page likes is 5.17%
  • 26.9% of pages are using paid media.

Engagement v Reach

  • The average paid reach vs total reach is 28.1%
  • The worldwide average organic reach of posts vs the number of page likes is 5.2%
  • The Australian average organic reach of posts vs the number of page likes is 7.6%
  • The average engagement rate for any kind of Facebook posts is 3.41%
  • The average engagement rate for video posts is 6.15%
  • The average engagement rate for image posts is 4.48%
  • The average engagement rate for Facebook link page posts is 2.69%
  • The average engagement rate for Facebook page status posts is 1.38%
  • Pages with less than 10,000 fans perform better than pages with more than 10,000 fans:
    • Pages with less than 10k fans have an average organic engagement of post reach vs page likes of 4.62%
    • Pages with less than 10k fans have an average engagement rate of Facebook posts of 8.21%
    • Pages with more than 10k fans have an average organic engagement of post reach vs page likes of 2.34%
    • Pages with more than 10k fans have an average organic engagement of post reach vs page likes of 2.19%

  1. Facebook page - 214,710,000
  2. Samsung - 160,180,000
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo - 122,200,000
  4. Real Madrid FC - 110,820,000
  5. Coca-Cola - 107,370,000
  6. FC Barcelona - 103,170,000
  7. Shakira - 100,100,000
  8. Tasty - 97,650,000
  9. Vin Diesel - 96,880,000
  10. CGTN - 91,720,000

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2020 Facts & Figures // Facebook Statistics