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Argentina Leads the World in Social Media and Mobile Internet Use

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A recent report entitled We Are Social outlines several key points about how Argentines use both social and mobile media. Below we highlight the statistics that could have impact on your next campaign.

#1 Argentina Is a World Leader in Internet Use
Argentines spend an average of 5 hours and 11 minutes a day using the Internet. In time spent online, Argentina leads Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United Kingdom. In addition, Argentina is practically tied with the United States in the average time Internet users spend online: U.S. internet users average 5 hours and 13 minutes a day online, just 2 minutes more than Argentine Internet users.

#2 Argentina Leads the World in Social Media Use
Argentine Internet users spend an average of 4.3 hours per day on social media, the highest average in the world, exceeding the social use of Mexico (3.8 hours per day) and nearly double the amount of larger Internet markets like the United States (2.3), Canada (2.3) and China (1.5), among others.

#3 Argentina is a World Leader in Social Media Penetration
According to the report, Argentina is at 56% social media penetration in the sense of having more active users of its largest active social network. Argentina is at the same level as the United States, just below the United Kingdom (57%) and higher than Mexico (43%) and Brazil (43%).

#4 Argentina is a World Leader in Mobile Internet Use
Argentina’s mobile internet penetration rate is 42% and Argentine mobile Internet users spend an average of 3 hours and 25 minutes a day using mobile Internet. While a number of other countries have a deep mobile Internet penetration rate, Argentine mobile users use the Internet for much more time than users in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.

To find out more about how we can help you reach Argentina’s Internet users via a targeted online campaign that maximizes these market tendencies, please contact us.

One thought on “Argentina Leads the World in Social Media and Mobile Internet Use

  1. David Wogan

    All of these reasons are why we launched our mobile survey platform in Spanish! Argentina as well as other Spanish speaking countries present many opportunities for those looking to go global. Thanks for sharing these facts.


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