Online social network activities in the Netherlands 2012-2019

This statistic shows the responses to the survey question: "Which online social network activities have you engaged in over the past 3 months?". The figures illustrate the share of individuals who used the internet for different online social network activities in the Netherlands, from 2012 to 2019. As of 2019, 32.1 percent of the individuals in the Netherlands said they participated in a professional network such as LinkedIn.

Which online social network activities have you engaged in over the past 3 months?*

TotalSharing text messagesSocial networkProfessional network
201986.9%84.2%63.2%32.1%
201884.4%81.3%62.4%30.7%
201783.9%79.9%63.4%29.6%
201679%74.7%58%26.5%
201575.1%68%55.8%25.5%
201471.6%62.8%55.1%24.4%
201362.1%33.5%52.5%21.9%
201257.4%30.2%48%18.8%
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2012 to 2019

Number of respondents

4,500 respondents

Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

individuals who are part of a private household

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

* Original survey question: "Did you use internet in the past 3 months for one of the following activities: To send or receive e-mails; To make phone calls via the internet; To chat; To read or keep up with blogs; To Exchange text messages; To participate in a social network like Facebook or Twitter; To participate in a professional network like LinkedIn."

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