Curious to Know Which Countries Use Social Networks the Most?

There is an interesting new report regarding where social networking users exist the most. The new study measured the length of an average user’s time spent on social networking session and it was found that Brazil and Singapore are the countries where people are most online for social networking.

But, people in Brazil mostly use Orkut and in Singapore people are most interested in using Facebook. However, Facebook is catching a trend in Brazil too with many people joining the network. Another interesting finding of the study was that India has the fastest growth when it comes to using Facebook, as its market share is increasing by 88%.

The following the respective market share of the countries according to the Hitwise Study:

Market share for social networks and forums:

  1. Brazil — 18.9%
  2. Singapore — 16.4%
  3. U.S. — 15.4%
  4. India — 14.0%
  5. New Zealand — 13.9%
  6. France — 15.1%
  7. Australia — 13.1%
  8. U.K. — 12.2%

According to the length of an average user’s Facebook session the results are as follows:

Average time spent on Facebook in August 2011 per session:

  1. Singapore — 38 mins 46 sec
  2. New Zealand — 30 mins 31 sec
  3. Australia — 26 mins 27 sec
  4. U.K. — 25 mins 33 sec
  5. U.S. — 20 mins 46 sec
  6. France — 21 mins 53 sec
  7. India — 20 mins 21 sec
  8. Brazil — 18 mins 19 sec