Pakistan crosses 8 million Facebook users

Published: December 30, 2012
Number of Facebook users in Pakistan grew by more than 1 million in last 6 months.

Number of Facebook users in Pakistan grew by more than 1 million in last 6 months.

Users of social networking website Facebook in Pakistan have crossed the eight million mark, revealed statistics provided by Social Bakers. The number of Pakistani Facebook users stands at 8,008,720.

The steady increase in users has put Pakistan at 28th place in the ranking of countries that use Facebook.

The highest number of Facebook users (more than 160 million) is in the United States, followed by Brazil with more than 63 million and India with more than 62 million users.

According to the statistics, the total number of Facebook users in Pakistan grew by more than 1,383,900 in the last six months.

Age group

The statistics revealed that the age group with the highest number of Facebook users in Pakistan (3,990,800) lies in the age bracket of 18-24 and the second largest group in the age of 25-35.

Male/Female user ratio

According to the data, more men use Facebook in Pakistan than women.

Around 70% Facebook users are male, while 30% are female.


The number of LinkedIn users in Pakistan has reached 1,472,143 (more than one million), as revealed by Social Bakers.

Pakistan stands at rank 10 among all countries that use LinkedIn.

Correction: An earlier version of the article gave incorrect number of Facebook users in India. The error has been rectified.

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Reader Comments (9)

  • Pinto
    Dec 30, 2012 - 5:48PM

    Hypocrites ,they hate USA but won’t mind using facebookRecommend

  • Khurram Malik
    Dec 30, 2012 - 6:50PM

    Believe me half of them are fakes or duplicates. Moreover Facebook is more like a StalkerBook now a days and it is like a platform to make everyone jealous from your own artificial life most of the time.


  • Harshvardhan sharma
    Dec 30, 2012 - 7:28PM

    Proves that Indians use Internet 7 times that of Pakistan and we have the best software professional and n world working in Microsoft Google IBM hp u name it Indians have one of the best software engineering and Medical brains in world without proper infrastructure that of west, speaks a lot about our talent


  • Harshvardhan sharma
    Dec 30, 2012 - 7:33PM

    Respected ET please correct ur facts there are 60+million FB users in India here’s the link thank you hope u post it


  • Gaurav
    Dec 30, 2012 - 8:11PM

    Hahahahah..India is going to overtake everybody in every number in a few years…
    max number of net users…facebook users…twitter…etc…
    Only thing that is regrettable is that.We have not “created” some thing like facebook-google-twitter.
    I know flipkart is great but…It is a copied idea from Amazon.Wish we could do that.


  • iLiberal
    Dec 30, 2012 - 8:51PM

    Makes me wonder, how many are men from Pakistan, pretending to be women.


  • Haroon
    Dec 31, 2012 - 6:06AM

    I hope the Indians figures out how to lower the rampant rape rates that are so disturbing.


  • Dec 31, 2012 - 2:38PM

    nice information……….


  • Sundus
    Dec 31, 2012 - 4:40PM

    Facebook is yet to touch 8 Million on Facebook!
    It still stands at 7928560!


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