Most popular Facebook pages in Finland 2020, by number of fans

The Facebook page of Nightwish had the highest number of fans among pages in Finland. As of January 2020, the symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland had roughly 4.22 million Facebook fans. Finnish metal clearly had a strong presence on Facebook, since the rock bands Apocalyptica, Children of Bodom and Heartagram ranked respectively second, third and fourth in the list of most followed Facebook pages in the country. Finnish people seemed to use Facebook mainly for social purposes in 2019: to keep in touch with friends and family. The second most common usage purpose was entertainment. Less than one fourth of Finns used the platform as a news source.  

How often did Finns use Facebook

  Regarding usage frequency, over 60 percent of Finns reported to be using Facebook several times a day. Despite being frequently used by the majority, Facebook was used just once a week by five percent of the respondents to a survey, conducted in 2019. Just one percent used the platform less often than monthly.  

Social media in the Nordics

  Even though Finns seemed to have used social networks often, the country had in fact, the smallest share of active social media users within the Nordic region in 2018, amounting to 58 percent. Sweden topped the ranking, with 73 percent of active social media users.

Most popular Facebook pages in Finland as of January 2020, by number of fans

Number of fans in millions
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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

January 2020

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.

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