The above graph represents the number of Facebook daily active users by region, starting from Q1 2009 to the most recently completed quarter. Overall the number of Facebook global DAUs reached an all-time high 1.66 billion in Q4 2019. That’s an increase of 8.8% YoY. Nearly 38.7% of those came from the APAC region, followed by Europe, and then US & Canada.
|Region||APAC, Europe, US & Canada, Rest of World|
|Source||Facebook Quarterly Reports, SEC Filings|
|Note||Facebook fiscal year starts from January 1st|
Surprisingly, Facebook DAUs from the US and Canada remained stagnant. Only 4 million new DAUs were added in the last one year, making the overall count to 190 million in Q4 2019.
However, Facebook’s DAUs from APAC region grew 64 million, from 577 million in Q4 2018 to 641 million in Q4 2019 – highest till date.
However, Europe saw a 4.3% YoY growth in the number of Facebook DAUs, from 282 million in Q4 2019 to 294 million in Q4 2019. On a quarterly basis, the company added only 6 million new DAUs from Europe during the fourth quarter.
Growth In Facebook DAUs by Region: History
In Q3 2015, Facebook achieved a milestone of 1 billion daily active users, worldwide. About 89% of those were accessing Facebook from their mobile. The company witnessed significant YoY growth in the number of DAUs across major markets, including India, the United States, and Brazil.
In Q1 2018, Facebook DAUs from Asia-Pacific region crossed 500 million mark for the first time. The social media giant added about 102 million daily active users (DAUs) in just one year, reaching the total count to 529 million in Q1 2018.
Interestingly, after one year, Q1 2019 to be specific, the total count of Facebook DAUs from APAC reached 600 million, adding 100 million more people to its network.
Facebook’s DAUs from the US & Canada almost stagnated. In fiscal Q4 2016, the number of Facebook daily active users from the US & Canada region was 180 million. Surprisingly, only 6 million new people were added in the next two years.
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