Do most of your Facebook friends have similar political beliefs to you?

U.S. Facebook users with similar political beliefs 2016 The graph shows the similarity of political beliefs of Facebook users in the United States as of August 2016. During the survey period, 23 percent of respondents stated that their Facebook friends had similar political beliefs to them, while five percent stated that the political beliefs of their friends were different.
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A mix of political beliefs53%
Similar political beliefs to you23%
I’m not sure about their political beliefs19%
Different political beliefs from you5%
Share of respondents
A mix of political beliefs53%
Similar political beliefs to you23%
I’m not sure about their political beliefs19%
Different political beliefs from you5%
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The graph shows the similarity of political beliefs of Facebook users in the United States as of August 2016. During the survey period, 23 percent of respondents stated that their Facebook friends had similar political beliefs to them, while five percent stated that the political beliefs of their friends were different.
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Release date
October 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
July 12 to August 8, 2016
Number of respondents
3,163 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
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Facebook users
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Question: Do most of your Facebook friends have similar political beliefs to you?
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