Statistics: Growth of Facebook.com Across Global Regions (Graph and Map)
The already to massive Facebook numbers continue to expand. A bar graph and color map from ComSCORE are included in the actual blog post.
From the ComScore Web Site:
Facebook continues to amass visitors across the globe. In March 2011, 693 million unique visitors age 15+ visited Facebook.com from a home or work computer worldwide, up 43% from the previous year. At the regional level, Europe is home to the largest audience of users at 234.6 million visitors (up 38%), followed by North America with 163.9 million (up 26%). The Middle East – Africa region saw the largest growth rate increasing 63% in the past year to 90.3 million visitors, while the Asia Pacific region experienced strong growth as well with visitation to Facebook.com up 62% to 121.7 million visitors. In Latin America, 82.5 million people visited Facebook.com in March, up 55%.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.