Relationship origin of Facebook friends of users in the United States as of September 2014
U.S. Facebook user relationship origin 2014
This statistic shows the most common types of Facebook connections in 2014, sorted by their relationship origin. During the survey period it was found that 58 percent of users in the United States were Facebook friends with their colleagues.
Relationship origin of Facebook friends of users in the United States as of September 2014
Relationship originShare of respondents
Parents45%
Children43%
Other family members93%
Work colleagues58%
Friends from the past such as high school or college87%
Current friends91%
Neighbors36%
People you have never met in person39%
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Source

Release date

January 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 2014

Number of respondents

Facebook user n = 1,074

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

U.S. Facebook user relationship origin 2014
This statistic shows the most common types of Facebook connections in 2014, sorted by their relationship origin. During the survey period it was found that 58 percent of users in the United States were Facebook friends with their colleagues.
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