The report showed that Philippines has 73 million active social media users. This figure bears more significance if contextualized – the total population as of 2020 is roughly 109 million. An overwhelming 98 percent of these users access social media networks through their smartphones.
In a survey conducted in the Philippines, approximately 86 percent of the respondents aged between 18 to 24 years old were internet users. Whereas, only 14 percent of the respondents aged 55 years and above used the internet.
There were 89.00 million social media users in the Philippines in January 2021. The number of social media users in the Philippines increased by 16 million (+22%) between 2020 and 2021. The number of social media users in the Philippines was equivalent to 80.7% of the total population in January 2021.
On average, Filipinos spent over four hours using social media platforms, which was the highest across the Asia Pacific region.
Surveys show that ninety percent of teens ages 13-17 have used social media. Seventy five percent report having at least one active social media profile, and 51% report visiting a social media site at least daily. Two thirds of teens have their own mobile devices with internet capabilities.
There are also videos on social networking websites that shows violence, these videos could lead to affect the behavior of teens. By watching violence they became more aggressive, their behavior with their family changes and their minds become assertive, this could ultimately affect their living in the society.
What age group uses Facebook the most in the Philippines?
There were 73 170 000 Facebook users in Philippines in January 2020, which accounted for 64.6% of its entire population. The majority of them were women – 53%. People aged 18 to 24 were the largest user group (24 000 000).
How many students use Facebook in the Philippines?
There were 88 400 000 Facebook users in Philippines in February 2021, which accounted for 78% of its entire population. The majority of them were women – 52.7%. People aged 18 to 24 were the largest user group (28 000 000).
As can be seen in the graph, age group 18-24 makes up the largest proportion of social media users, 52.7%. The runners-up are 25-34 year olds with 31%.
How many people use social media? Social media usage is one of the most popular online activities. In 2020, over 3.6 billion people were using social media worldwide, a number projected to increase to almost 4.41 billion in 2025.