Germany: Facebook users by age and gender 2019

Males aged 25 to 34 made up the largest group of Facebook users in Germany, as of December 2019. Females of the same age made up the second largest group, at 14.1 percent, while just two percent of Facebook’s German user base was made up of males aged 65 and older.

Facebook users in Germany

Figures from show a declining user base for Facebook in Germany, falling from 31.36 million users in September 2018, to 27.95 million users in June 2019. Of the 27.95 million users, 30.1 percent are in the 25 to 34 age range.

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 June 2019, by age and gender of users

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Release date

December 2019



Survey time period

December 2019

Number of respondents

37,540,000 respondents

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