Twitter in Ireland – some usage stats

By: September 16, 2013
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Here are some up-to-date numbers on how people use Twitter in Ireland, thanks to Shane O’Leary, who compiled a new report on digital stats and trends in Ireland.

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Twitter in Ireland

* There are 600,000 daily users of Twitter in Ireland.

* We send, on average, 1 million tweets each day.

* Ireland has the tenth highest number of Twitter users per capita in the world.

* Wednesday is the busiest day on Twitter in Ireland.

* 10-11pm is the busiest hour each day on Twitter in Ireland

* Users are active from 12 midday onwards.

* 27% of the Irish population over the age of 15 uses Twitter.

* 53% of 15-24 year olds use Twitter, 46% of 25–34 year olds use the site.

* Dublin and Cork users post almost half of all Irish tweets.

* 21% of the population over the age of 15 now has a LinkedIn account.

* 14% of the population over the age of 15 now has an Instagram account.

* 43% of 15-24 year olds have a Snapchat account, with half of them using it daily.

* Tumblr receives on avgerage 81,000 uniques, 1.46 million page views per month from Ireland.

* Over a third of the country is not on social network.

Thanks Shane – follow Shane on Twitter here.