Canada: Facebook user penetration 2015, by age

This statistic shows the responses on a study about social network usage in Canada as of January 2015. During the reported period, Facebook reached 75 percent of Canadians aged 18 to 34, while among Canadians aged 65 and older Facebook had a 32 percent penetration rate. In general the platform reached 59 percent of people in Canada. What is more, that year there were 17.7 million Facebook users in the country. This number was predicted to reach 18.2 million in 2016. As of August 2016, women accounted for more than half of Canadian Facebook users.

Facebook penetration rate in Canada as of January 2015, by age

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Release date

January 2015



Survey time period

January 5, 2015 to January 6, 2015

Number of respondents

1,741 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

Where appropriate, the data has been statistically weighted by age, region, and other variables to ensure that the sample reflects the actual population according to the latest Census data.

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