December 8, 2017

Change in Time Spent Using Facebook over the Past Year vs. Next Year According to US Facebook Users, by Age, Dec 2017 (% of respondents)

Description

This chart shows the change in time spent of US Facebooks users using the platform in the previous 12 months to December 2017, as well as their expected time they will spend in the next 12 months. Data is broken out by age.

Methodology

Data is from the June 2017 RBC Capital Markets "Internet Social Butterflies: Highlights from Our Second Social Media Survey." 2,892 US internet users ages 13+ were surveyed online in May 2017. Respondents identified their ages as 13-17 (6.8%), 18-29 (18.3%), 30-44 (19.1%), 45-59 (28.7%) and 60+ (27.1%). 58.5% of respondents were female and 41.5% were male. Respondents identified their household income as $0-$9,999 (7.8%), $10,000-$24,999 (10.2%), $25,000-$49,999 (17.1%), $50,000-$74,999 (14.8%), $75,000-$99,999 (10.5%), $100,000-$124,999 (9.5%), $125,000-$149,999 (4.8%), $150,000-$174,999 (3.6%), $175,000-$199,999 (1.7%), $200,000+ (4.4%) and prefer not to answer (15.8%). The survey was conducted using SurveyMonkey.