At an average, internet users around the world spent 2 hours and 23 minutes on social media networks per day. The Global Web Index also surveyed the same for Q1 2019 and established that countries with a significant population of youngsters continued to spend the most time on social media while some developed countries – notably with an aging population reported slightly lower use of social media, when compared to the previous year record.
The Infographic below shows the regions where social media usage is the highest.
Interestingly, the Philippines were reported to spend the most time on the internet at over four hours a day. Nigerians also devoted much of their time on social media at three and a half hours per day, while the people of India and China clocked more than 2 hours per day.
From the downside, the Japanese were observed to spend the least time on social media with an average time of 45 minutes per day. Germany also posted similar numbers with social media use of just over an hour.
Infographic by: Statista