Number of Twitter followers for political party leaders in the United Kingdom 2019

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the United Kingdom's Labour Party had the most Twitter followers of leaders of major political parties in the United Kingdom in 2019, at approximately 2.2 million. Nigel Farage, the leader of the Brexit Party was the next most followed party leader at 1.5 million.

Number of followers on Twitter for major political party leaders in the United Kingdom (UK) as of December 3, 2019

Number of followers in thousands
Jeremy Corbyn (Labour Party)2,200
Nigel Farage (Brexit Party)1,500
Boris Johnson (Conservatives)1,300
Nicola Sturgeon (SNP)1,000
Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrats)179.7
Sian Berry & Jonathan Bartley* (Green Party)83.8
Arlene Foster (DUP)76.6
Mary Lou McDonald (Sinn Féin)67
Adam Price (Plaid Cymru)24.1
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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

December 3, 2019

Supplementary notes

*Followers for the Green Party's two co-leaders have been combined. Figures have been rounded. Numbers compiled by Statista from political party leader Twitter pages visited on December 3, 2019. Please see below for the links to the relevant pages:

Jeremy Corbyn
Boris Johnson
Jo Swinson
Nigel Farage
Nicola Sturgeon
Sian Berry
Jonathan Bartley
Adam Price
Arlene Foster
Mary Lou McDonald

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