articles | 01 July 2021

Cyprus ranks third in EU in the social network participation rate

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.

Source: In-Cyprus

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