About This Statistic
This statistic displays the Facebook user numbers in Germany in 2015 and a forecast of the development till 2021. In 2021, the number of monthly active Facebook users is projected to reach 40.19 million individuals. This would be an increase of approximately 3.4 million new users from 36.82 million users in 2016. Statista estimates that by 2021 a share of 50.51 of the German population will have a Facebook account up from 43.93 percent in 2015. The number of accounts includes duplicates. Data covers all individuals that used Facebook via any device at least ones a month.
Overall user numbers for social networks in Germany are expected to be at 42.18 million users in 2021. This corresponds to a penetration rate of 53.02 percent in 2021. Comparing the overall numbers to the numbers for Facebook illustrates the dominance of the company on the social media market in Germany. The average amount of time spent on Facebook is also disproportionally higher than for other social networks in Germany.