Fastest Growing Asian Countries on Facebook

By on June 2, 2010

These new figures are compared to the figures extracted in March 01 2010. Refer to table below: South Korea with the largest increase of 65%, between March 01 2010 and June 01 2010. Other countries with double-digit growth rate are Thailand with 28.3%, India 27.7%, Japan 21%, Pakistan 12.9%, Malaysia 12.3%, and Vietnam 10.4%. Compared to figures extracted in March 01 2010, total Facebook users in Indonesia and Taiwan have shown decline (not sure if it’s really declining or errors in figures extracted from Facebook.com or something else).

Between March and June this year, Thailand replaced Hong Kong as the sixth largest Facebook users in Asia, Pakistan replaced Singapore in no. 8 spot, and South Korea jumped from no. 13 to no. 11, replacing Vietnam. Also, Malaysia is fast approaching Taiwan to become the fourth largest Asian country on Facebook.

Facebook Users in Asia, by Country
(March 01 2010 and June 01 2010)
Current Rank Country June 01 2010 March 01 2010 (Rank) Percentage Change
1 Indonesia 18,131,960 18,943,640 (1) -4.3%
2 Philippines 11,133,120 10,518,420 (2) +5.8%
3 India 8,721,440 6,829,340 (3) +27.7%
4 Taiwan 5,778,140 5,808,940 (4) -0.5%
5 Malaysia 5,721,960 5,094,600 (5) +12.3%
6 Thailand 3,240,660 2,525,280 (7) +28.3%
7 Hong Kong 2,963,600 2,769,900 (6) +7.0
8 Pakistan 2,036,820 1,803,860 (9) +12.9%
9 Singapore 1,967,460 1,895,580 (8) +3.8%
10 Japan 1,098,000 907,540 (10) +21%
11 South Korea 846,780 510,560 (13) +65.9%
12 Vietnam 840,340 761,260 (11) +10.4%
13 Bangladesh 796,340 748,440 (12) +6.4%
14 Sri Lanka 495,180 483,340 +2.4%
15 Nepal 356,340 - -
16 Macau 164,740 - -
17 Brunei 115,440 - -
18 Laos 92,240 - -
19 Cambodia 63,940 - -
20 Afghanistan 37,480 - -
21 Mongolia 36,980 - -
  TOTAL 64,638,960    
source: Facebook.com






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