Forecast of Facebook user numbers in Germany 2015-2022

This statistic displays the Facebook user numbers in Germany in 2015 and 2016 and a forecast of the development till 2022. In 2022, the number of monthly active Facebook users is projected to reach 42.08 million individuals. This would be an increase of approximately 3.1 million new users from 38.98 million users in 2017. Statista estimates that by 2022 a share of 50.91 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 48.13 million users in 2022. This corresponds to a penetration rate of 58.22 percent in 2022. 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.

Forecast of Facebook user numbers in Germany from 2015 to 2022

Number of Facebook users in millions
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Release date

July 2017



Survey time period

July 2017

Special properties

individuals who use Facebook 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.

User numbers also include not identified “duplicate” accounts (individuals who maintain more than one or more accounts in addition to their principle account) and not identified “false” accounts (e.g. spamming accounts).

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