According to ITU Bangladesh has 617300 internet users till July, 2010. Facebook user rate is higher than the internet user rate in Bangladesh. The total facebook user in Bangladesh is 1,020,560, which is 165% higher than the internet user. That means every internet connection has 1.6 facebook user.
State Minister for Information and Communications Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak said that the number of Facebook users in Bangladesh was only 10,000 in 2008. But now the figure stood at 3 crore. So we can predict at very present the number of Facebook user in Bangladesh nearly 30000000.
Out of the total 2.80 million FB users in Bangladesh, 1.37 million are young (18-24 years of age).
Among the FB members, 78 per cent are male and 22 per cent female.
The survey result has come out monitoring the trends of users of the world's strongest social media over the last six months.
The Socialbakers has made a survey among 213 countries where the FB is popular among other social networks.The Socialbakers said that Facebook penetration in Bangladesh is 1.77 per cent compared with the country's 158 million population.
The FB users in Bangladesh grew by more than 438,600 in the last 6 months.
Bangladesh has 0.01 per cent higher FB penetration than Papua New Guinea and 0.13 per cent lower penetration than Lesotho.
According to Socialbakers, people of 18-24 years of age are the major FB users in Bangladesh as 1.37 million or around 50 per cent of the total users subscribe it, followed by the users of 25-34 years of age, who are 29 per cent of the total FB users.
A very good sign is internet abuse rate in Bangladesh is less than any other developing country which is praise-worthy. According to the BTRC, law enforcement and intelligence agencies, the amount of internet abuse in the country is less than 10 percent.
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Bangladesh is a techy country and here many potential employee are available. Mark Zuckerberg should not late to open a Facebook office in Bangladesh and to understand the importance of this.