Facebook exceeds 100 million users in Asia; added 10 million users in October 2010

By on November 3, 2010

In the beginning of October 2010, there were a total of 92.1 million Facebook users in Asia. By end of the month, the figure has surpassed the 100 million user mark (specifically, 102.2 million). That’s an increase of 10.1 million users in a month or 10.9% month-on-month growth!

Indonesia continues to top the Facebook Population in Asia list with 29.8 million users. Although the country is fast approaching the 30 million user mark, the most populous Southeast Asian nation continues to show impressive 12.2% growth rate (the 10th highest among the Asian nations). During the month of October 2010, Indonesia registered the highest increase of % of Total Facebook Population in Asia, an increase of 0.3 percentage point, from 28.9% to 29.2% (India increased by 0.2 percentage point and Japan with 0.1).

Cambodia registered the highest growth rate at 24.6%, followed by Afghanistan (23.3%), Mongolia (19.7%), Japan (19.6%) and South Korea (18.9%). And Bangladesh joined the 1-million users group in October 2010. As of now, there are a total of 13 countries in Asia with over a million Facebook users.

Facebook Population in Asia
Total Users (as of October 01 2010 and November 01 2010) and % Month-on-Month Growth

Rank Country Nov 01 Oct 01 % Growth
1 Indonesia 29,844,240 26,598,240 12.2%
2 Philippines 17,942,340 16,349,240 9.7%
3 India 15,176,240 13,541,680 12.1%
4 Malaysia 8,815,780 8,136,780 8.3%
5 Taiwan 7,598,200 7,059,000 7.6%
6 Thailand 6,071,480 5,376,700 12.9%
7 Hong Kong 3,436,440 3,306,420 3.9%
8 Pakistan 2,772,120 2,409,800 15%
9 Singapore 2,382,200 2,273,440 4.8%
10 South Korea 1,730,320 1,454,740 18.9%
11 Japan 1,688,600 1,411,260 19.6%
12 Vietnam 1,493,600 1,270,560 17.6%
13 Bangladesh 1,085,440 972,040 11.7%
14 Sri Lanka 719,420 669,860 7.4%
15 Nepal 628,220 569,100 10.4%
16 Macau 211,380 211,040 0.2%
17 Brunei 187,740 169,240 10.9%
18 Cambodia 162,800 130,680 24.6%
19 Maldives 85,040 81,200 4.7%
20 Afghanistan 77,580 62,900 23.3%
21 Mongolia 71,200 59,460 19.7%
22 Bhutan 35,660 31,080 14.7%
23 Laos 28,960 28,620 1.2%
TOTAL 102,245,000 92,173,080 10.9%
source: Facebook.com

(Image credits: Facebook Login Hut and Asia Maps)






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