Twitter presence of UN member countries as of May 2017

This statistic presents information on the Twitter presence of UN member countries, Heads of State, governments and foreign ministries as of May 2017. During the measured period, it was found that 92.23 percent of UN member countries had some Twitter presence. Overall, 95 percent of G20 countries were active on Twitter.

Twitter presence of UN member countries, Heads of State, governments and foreign ministries as of May 2017

Share of group with a Twitter presence
UN member countries (including MFAs & HoG)92.23%
Foreign Affairs (including FMs)62.62%
G20 member countries95%
Heads of State & gov & FMs (personal & institutional accounts)88.08%
Heads of State & gov (personal & institutional accounts)71.5%
Presidents & Presidencies on Twitter (personal & institutional accounts)56.99%
Presidents & Heads of Government on Twitter (personal accounts)68.93%
Heads of State (personal accounts)49.74%
Presidential (institutional accounts)36.27%
Governmental (institutional accounts)49.22%
Govts & Heads of Government (personal & institutional accounts)59.07%
Foreign Ministries (institutional accounts)55.96%
Foreign Ministers (personal accounts)35.75%
Foreign Ministers (personal & institutional accounts)57.51%
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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

May 2017

Number of respondents

193 UN member countries

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