Facebook Infographic: If Facebook Were A Village Of 100 People [2018 Edition]

Two years ago, we published the original version of our If Facebook Were A Village Of 100 People Facebook infographic.

We think you will agree with us if we say that a lot happened in the world in two years.

Which is the reason why it seemed interesting to take a fresh look at Facebook’s audience and see how it has evolved in this timeframe.

Without further ado, here is the 2018 edition of our If Facebook Were A Village Of 100 People infographic:

Facebook Infographic If Facebook Were A Village Of 100 People 2018 Edition

How We Made This Facebook Infographic

Source data used in this infographic comes exclusively from Facebook Audience Insights.

Instead of focusing on a specific target audience, we looked at the entire Facebook audience (i.e. all Facebook users).

This process provided us with charts like this one…

Facebook Infographic Source Data Facebook Audience Insights

… which we then turned into eye candy.

What This Infographic Teaches Us

Here is a quick transcription & interpretation of our findings, in comparison with 2016 data:

  • Gender:
    • The numbers: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 56 would be men and 44 would be women.
    • The evolution: no change, the women/men ratio remained steady (56/44).
    • Note: this is based on self-reported information from people on their profile and may not reflect exhaustively & accurately gender definition on the platform.
  • Age:
    • The numbers: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 63 would be 18-34 years old and 4 would be 65+ years old.
    • The evolution: the proportion of Millennials slightly decreased (63 vs. 64) while the proportion of Boomers slightly increased (4 vs. 3) on the platform.
  • Relationship Status:
    • The numbers: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 38 would be single and 41 would be married.
    • The evolution: the proportion of single people slightly decreased (38 vs. 39) while the proportion of married couples slightly increased (41 vs. 39) on the platform.
  • Country:
    • The numbers: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 13 would be Indian, 11 would be American and 6 would be Brazilian.
    • The analysis: the proportion of Indian users has increased (13 vs. 9) over the proportion of American users (11 vs. 13), while the proportion of Brazilian slightly decreased (6 vs. 7).
  • City:
    • The number: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 1 would come from Dhaka, Bengladesh.
    • The analysis: almost 1% of all Facebook users come from the capital and largest city of Bengladesh.
  • Language:
    • The numbers: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 43 would speak English and 14 would speak Spanish.
    • The analysis: the proportion of English speakers remained steady (43), while the proportion of Spanish speakers increased (14 vs. 10) on the platform.
  • Education Level:
    • The number: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 68 would hold a college degree.
    • The analysis: the proportion of college graduates slightly decreased (68 vs. 69) on the platform.
  • Job:
    • The number: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 24 would occupy a management position.
    • The analysis: the proportion of users occupying a management position decreased by a third (24 vs. 36) on the platform.
  • Device:
    • The number: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 92 would primarily mobile users.
    • The analysis: the proportion of primarily mobile users significantly increased (92 vs. 84) on the platform.
  • OS:
    • The number: if Facebook were a village of 100 people, 48 would use Android and 16 would use iOS.
    • The analysis: both the proportion of Android users (64 vs. 48) and the proportion of iOS users (20 vs. 16) increased significantly on the platform, respectively by one third and one fourth.

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