Each week, 70% of Canadians access news from any online platform, including digital only news outlets, social media, or newspaper, magazine, radio or TV websites or applications. The rise of digital platforms continues to be driven by 18-34 year old’s, with three quarters of them accessing news online.
Facebook is the most popular social media platform in Canada; 84% of online Canadian adults report having a Facebook account, followed by YouTube (59%) and LinkedIn (46%)—See pp. 7–9.
How much time do Canadians spend on Facebook?
The average Canadian Facebook users spends 7 hours per month on Facebook. Canadians have 190 Facebook friends on average (global average is 130).
Number of social network users in Canada from 2017 to 2026 (in millions)
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Do they have Facebook in Canada?
One platform that has boosted mobile usage in Canada like no other is Facebook: the platform is the leading mobile social media website in Canada, generating more than four times as many visits as second-ranked platform Pinterest.
Who uses Facebook in Canada?
As of July 2021, there were 28,780,000 Facebook users in Canada. The 25 to 34 year olds accounted for 26.1 percent of Facebook users in Canada, whereas just 2.4 percent of users were aged between 13 and 17 years old.
The report – titled the “Canada’s Digital Imperative: Measuring Digital Platform’s Labour Market and Economic Impact” – says “digital platforms” like YouTube and Facebook, among many others, contribute $7.3 billion annually to the national economy and employ 79,000 people.
What will Canada’s population be in 2021?
United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100. The current population of Canada in 2021 is 38,067,903, a 0.86% increase from 2020.
An April 2019 survey found that 13 percent of social media users in Canada spent more than ten hours per week on social networks. A further 17 percent of respondents stated that they spent six to ten weekly hours on social media.
How much media does the average Canadian consume?
In 2020, Canadians spent an average of 329 minutes (five hours and 29 minutes) with digital media each day. This figure is expected to increase to 331 minutes by 2023, whilst time spent with traditional media is predicted to fall annually during the same time period.
What is the average screen time for Canadians?
Canadians say they spend the most time on computer screens with an average of 4.2 hours per day, followed by an average of 3.1 hours per day spent looking at TV screens, 2.4 hours looking at cell phone screens, and 1.5 hours looking at tablets.