Facebook: user data requests from federal agencies & governments H1 2019, by country

In the first half of 2019, Facebook received 41,336 law enforcement agency requests for user information from the United States. India was ranked second with 20,805 user data requests. The global number of user data requests via governments during that period amounted to 110,634 requests in total.

Number of user data requests issued to Facebook from federal agencies and governments during 1st half 2019, by country

CountryNumber of data requests
United States 50,741
India 22,684
United Kingdom 7,721
Germany 7,302
France 5,782
Brazil 5,683
Poland 3,397
Italy 2,547
Mexico 2,237
Turkey 2,060
Pakistan 1,849
Canada 1,847
Argentina 1,750
Spain 1,707
Taiwan 1,163
Australia 965
Portugal 855
Israel 709
Belgium 676
Netherlands 591
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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

H1 2019

Special properties

Government and federal agency requests for data

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