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.

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

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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Source

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

Special properties

Facebook users

Supplementary notes

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

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