Among EU Member States, Cyprus ranked third in the social network participation rate last year in the last three months prior to a Eurostat survey released on Wednesday – World Social Media Day.
The highest was in Denmark (85%), ahead of Belgium (79%; low reliability), Cyprus (78%), Finland (75%) and Hungary (74%).
Social network participation includes activities such as creating a user profile, posting messages or other contributions to social networks.
Among younger people in the EU aged 16 to 24 years, almost 9 in every 10 participated in social networks (87%). This share ranged from 79% in Italy to 97% in Denmark.
Among older people aged 65 to 74 years, over a fifth (22%) participated in social networks. This share ranged from 10% in Croatia to 60% in Denmark.
This news item marks World Social Media Day 30 June.