The Philippines is slowly losing its hold in the Top 10 countries on Facebook.
In January 2011, the Philippines gained its highest position in the rank of countries with the largest population on Facebook at 5th place with 20,802,540 registered users, garnering a global audience share of 3.55% on the largest social network. Last year was also a great year for the Philippines as it gained an estimated 7,808,540 users giving the country a push to 27,033,680 users by the end of 2011.
|Source: checkfacebook.com (2/23/12)|
Given that analogy with current statistics, it looks like that 8th place is the highest place the Philippines can attain as 7th placer United Kingdom is ranked with more than 30 million Facebook users.
|Source: StatCounter, Social Media for Philippines|
In addition, as of December 31, 2011, there's a 26.5% penetration rate of Facebook users for the entire Philippine population, which translates to every 1 in 4 Filipinos a registered on Facebook.