Forecast of the social network user penetration rate in Germany 2015-2022

This statistic displays the social network user penetration rate in Germany in 2015 and 2016, with a forecast till 2022. In 2022, the share of monthly active social network users is projected to reach 58.22 percent of the total population. The data presented covers the share of the population that uses any social network via any device.
Facebook had a leading position among social networks in Germany. It had the biggest market share of unique users among social media and micro-blogging sites. The same is true for the number of page visits. Facebook's prevalence on the market is also illustrated by the fact the it's penetration rate closely follows that of the overall social network penetration rate. In 2022, Facebook's penetration rate in Germany is expected to be 50.91 percent. In August 2016, the average time spent per person on Facebook was also by far the highest compared with other platforms.

Forecast of the social network user penetration rate in Germany from 2015 to 2022

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Release date

July 2017



Survey time period

July 2017

Special properties

share of the total population who use a social network via any device at least once per month.

Supplementary notes

* Forecasted data.
This statistic presents exclusive data by Statista’s Market Analytics team and is based on calculations and estimates derived from relevant primary data and third-party data analysis. See our Methodology section for more details.

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