Twitter users: gender breakdown in Great Britain 2014-2018

This statistic displays the gender split of Twitter users in Great Britain (GB) from May 2013 to February 2018. During the most recent wave in February 2018, the survey conducted by Ipsos Mori Capibus revealed that male and female users accounted for 56 and 44 percent of users, respectively. Over the presented period, the share of female users fluctuated between 40 percent in April 2015 and 53 percent in December 2014.

Gender breakdown of Twitter users in Great Britain (GB) from May 2014 to February 2018

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Release date

March 2018


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

May 2014 to February 2018**

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

visitors to or users of Twitter in three months previous to survey.

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

*n (May 14) = 156; n (July 14) = 151; n (December 14) = 127; n (February 15) = 165; n (April 15) = 185; n (July 15) = 159; n (November 15) = 174; n (February 16) = 154; n (May 16) = 179; n (July 16) = 175; n (November 16) = 184; n (May 17) = 194.
** Data for survey waves previous to February 2017 published earlier by the source.

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