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United Kingdom: Facebook users 2021, by age group

Individuals aged 25 to 34 years made up the largest group of Facebook users by age in the United Kingdom (UK), as of March 2021. Those aged 13 to 17 made up the smallest group, with five percent of users falling under that classification.

Dip in overall user numbers

As of March 2021, there were over 56.3 million Facebook users in the UK, up from 39.01 million in September 2018, according to Facebook’s user number issues have not just been limited to the United Kingdom, with figures released by the company highlighting issues in several key markets. There was a small growth in Europe from the first quarter of 2019 to the first quarter of 2020. The company counted 305 million daily active users (DAU) in Europe during the first quarter of 2020.

Facebook United Kingdom key source of European revenue

     Facebook UK Limited generated approximately 211 million British pounds in revenue during 2015, a figure that skyrocketed  to 1.27 billion British pounds in 2017. According to Facebook UK, this was the results of the company commencing advertiser reseller services on April 2016. In 2019, Facebook UK Limited revenue reached roughly one billion British pounds. In the fourth quarter of 2020, the  company’s total European revenue reached over seven billion U.S. dollars 

Distribution of Facebook users in the United Kingdom as of March 2021, by age group

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Release date

April 2021


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2021

Number of respondents

56,300,000 respondents

Age group


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