Facebook in Romania: close to 5.6M users

Digital & Media, Social Media

The number of Facebook users in Romania is getting close to 5.6M, up 27% in 2012, compared to previous year, according to Facebrands.ro.

In January 2013, Facebook users number reached 5.59M, from which 89.71% have their residence town set in their profile.

The increase in numbers for 2012 was of 27% compared to 2011, while January 2012 showed an increased of 82% compared to the start of 2011.

Facebook explosion in Romania was in 2011, when the number of users almost doubled, but an increase of almost 30% is significant and important especially on Facebook pages level (…)

Ionut Oprea,

Manager Standout.

2013 will be a year during which the results will have max importance and winners will be only the ones that measure them in an intelligent way

Andrei Stefan,

Manager Byte Flux.

Bucharest continues to have most Facebook users (1.29M in January, representing 25.77% from the total number), followed by Timisoara, Cluj Napoca and Iasi (each over 200,000 Facebook users), according to Facebrands. Over 100,000 users are counted in 5 other Romanian towns:  Constanta, Brasov, Craiova, Galati and Ploiesti.

In the same time, the number of Romanian pages created on Facebook increased in 2012 from 15,600 to almost 20,000.