Monthly Archives: November 2007

Facebook User Statistics (Nov 2007)

Overall country rank, user numbers, and gender break-down of Facebook users (as of Nov 2007)

42,966,780 total users

15,521,660 (36.12%) male; 18,118,600 (42%) female; 9,326,520 (21.71%) unspecified.

Country
Rank
Total
Male
Female
Unspec.

United States
1
18,071,700
40.11%
45.98%
13.90%

Turkey
5
1,633,760
30.07%
19.86%
50.07%

South Africa
9
603,960
36.85%
40.96%
22.18%

Egypt
12
396,200
37.12%
27.30%
35.5%

India
14
333,560
33.88%
26.83%
39.30%

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Statistics on the Gender Digital Divide

Gender-disaggregated statistics on information, communication, and technology (ICT) access and penetration:

Gender digital divide is prevalent across countries and continents.

In South Africa, 7% of women have no access to telephone, compared to 5% of men in 2001. The number was 24% for women and 15% for men (1996).
In Ethiopia, only 4.4% of women watch television once a week compared to 7.5% of men,

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Categories: research, stats
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