Posted by Ingeborg Volan
New post in Socialmedianordic.com series Stats on Thursday!
A fun discovery: The
Scandinavian Northern European obsession with Facebook is most extreme in the west, and diminishes the further east you live.
Islands at the top
According to Facebook statistics from Socialbakers.com, Iceland has the highest Facebook penetration of the population in Northern Europe – in fact, with two thirds of the population facebooking, Iceland is the third most Facebook-saturated country in the world!
Facebook penetration gets less intense the further east you get
in Scandinavia (international penetration ranking in parentheses):
- 68 % in Iceland (3. place)
- 60% in Faroe Islands (5. place)
- 54% in Norway (8. place)
- 50% in Denmark (15. place)
- 49% in Sweden (29. place)
- 39% in Finland (43. place)