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Social Media Statistics Australia – September 2013

on October 1, 2013 | Australia | Comments (4)

australia240Wow, 2013 is just flying by. Another month has gone and that means it is time for our monthly social media stats update.

You can view last months report for August if you wish.

September 2013 Stats:

(Please note all stats represent the number of Unique Australian Visitors [UAVs] to the site over September – except for Facebook which is the number of active monthly users as reported by Facebook themselves).

1. Facebook – 12,000,000 monthly Australian users (see here further details)
2. YouTube – 11,750,000 UAVs
3. WordPress.com – 5,100,000
4. Tumblr – 4,200,000
5. LinkedIn – 3,400,000
6. Blogspot – 3,200,000
7. Twitter - 2,167,849 Active Australian Users (see previous calculation)
8. Instagram - 1,469,000 Active Australian Users (see previous calculation)
9. Flickr – 840,000
10. TripAdvisor – 830,000
11. Pinterest – 510,000
12. MySpace – 230,000
13. Yelp – 220,000
14. Reddit – 160,000
15. Google Plus – approx 75,000 monthly active Australian users (my estimation *revised*)
16. StumbleUpon – 73,000
17. Foursquare – 46,000
18. Digg – 33,000
19. Delicious – 25,000

Key Points to Note:

  • A trend we have noticed is that blogging platforms such as WordPress and Tumblr have really grown further in 2013. 5 Million Australians visit WordPress.com blogs every month, and over 4 million visit Tumblr blogs. There seems to be a shift in users creating their own more professional style content off typical social media websites.
  • The other main networks of Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram continue to consume much of our social media time.
  • Facebook recently announced that 9 million Australians use Facebook on a daily basis.

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If there are any other social networks you would like to us include, please let us know.

Stats courtesy: QuantcastComscoreGoogle Ad Planner toolGoogle TrendsFacebook Self-Serve advertising toolVivid Social Research DivisionFigures correct as of 30/09/13.


David Cowling : Editor and Founder of SocialMediaNews.com.au. I also run a Social Media Agency where I do consulting work and another blog dedicated to Instagram news. Connect with me: Twitter | LinkedIn | Google + or contact me here. Alternatively, you can send me an email at david@socialmedianews.com.au

  • Jason W. Roulston

    it would be so awesome for the development of “social media agency” business in Australia, if twitter shared more accurate stats than they already do for us, on Aussie twitter usage!!! #comeonTWITTER

  • Jason W. Roulston

    it would be so awesome for the development of “social media agency” business in Australia, if twitter shared more accurate stats than they already do for us, on Aussie twitter usage!!! #comeonTWITTER

  • any statistics in relation to Disqus? 😉

  • any statistics in relation to Disqus? 😉











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