From our friends at www.internetworldstats.com
Facebook Users for 2011Q1
Facebook has continued to grow during the first quarter of 2011, showing an increase of approximately 79 Million Users, going from 585 to over 664 million subscribers worldwide. Facebook subscriber data, country by country, is available at Facebook Stats. Please take note that the penetration rates are based on the new population estimates for mid-year 2011.
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Regarding demographics, nearly 30% of the new FB registrations are from users in the 18-24 age group. This age group remains the largest with 210 million registered Facebook users. The next in size is the 25-34 age group with approximately 20 million new subscribers, for a total of 174 million registered Facebook users. The third group, both in growth and in size, is the 35-44 age group with an increase of nearly 11 million new subscribers, for a total of 90 million FB users.
In summary, 72 % of all Facebook users, 475 Million approximately, are in the age group between 18 and 44 years of age. Facebook continues to grow and attracts new users every day in over 213 countries and regions of the world. Almost one out of every ten persons in the world has a Facebook account.
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