Germany: Facebook users by age and gender 2020

Males aged 25 to 34 made up the largest group of Facebook users in Germany, as of March 2020. Females of the same age made up the second largest group, at 13.8 percent, while just 2.3 percent of Facebook’s German user base was made up of males aged 65 and older.

Facebook users in Germany

Figures from show an increase in users for Facebook in Germany, rising from 37.6 and 37.4 million users in January and February 2020 respectively to 38 million users in March. This number has also increased significantly since September 2019, in comparison to the period from March to August in the same year where the number of Facebook users averaged 27.7 million per month.

Facebook companies find success in Germany

Despite the apparent decline in Facebook user numbers, other companies owned by the social media juggernaut are well supported in Germany. Instagram attracted approximately 19.79 million users in August 2019, with approximately 33.33 percent of those users being between 25 to 34 years of age. WhatsApp is also one of Germany’s most popular messaging apps, attracting more than a million downloads in each of the first three months of 2019.

Facebook users in Germany as of March 2020, by age and gender of users

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Release date

April 2020



Survey time period

March 2020

Number of respondents

38,350,000 respondents

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