Some interesting facts on Orkut users and demographics

Written by vik

Topics: Blogging/Tech, Consumer Affairs

Happy Independence Day Brazil Orkut The following facts are an interesting collection of some of the data relating to users on Orkut, the popular social networking site founded on 22 January 2004 sourced from Orkut demographics .

  1. According to the presently available official Orkut data as on 8 September 2009 more than 70 per cent of Orkut users are young people in the age group 18 to 30 years. 57.08 per cent of it is the 18-25 age group; 3.16 per cent of Orkut users are in the 50+ age bracket.
  2. About 50 per cent of the people on Orkut are there ‘for friends.’ Only 16.42 per cent are manifestly for the dating purpose on Orkut [please note that people often check here more than one column].
  3. About 55 per cent have ‘no answer’ in their relationship status. 27.75 per cent of all Orkut users are married. Committed people are about 6 per cent, Open Marriage 0.21 per cent and Open Relationship 1.88 %!
  4. Orkut has the greatest user base in Brazil, India and the United States in that order. About 52 per cent of Orkut users are from Brazil, about 20 per cent from India and about 18 per cent from the US.
  5. Orkut officially celebrates India’s independence day and is presently celebrating Brazil’s Independence day for obvious reasons. The Orkut logo shown on top is specially designed to wish ‘Happy Independence Day to Brazil [7 September]’. Users from Pakistan are about 0.94 per cent while users from UK are about 0.41 per cent only.

Click here for the full age, relationship and the country data on Orkut users.


9 Comments Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. those really are interesting facts…

    but I still think, Orkut lacks innovation, it’s just a mundane social networking site, though…

    And it copies, Facebook features from time to time…

    I think, Twitter and Facebook are all set to take over Orkut even in India…

  2. Reema says:

    interesting indeed!

  3. Vikas Gupta says:

    Thank you Bharat and Reema.

    Bharat, you are right. I have planned a post on how Orkut sucks! Will invite you to read it when I publish it.

  4. Vikas Gupta says:

    A comment by dear friend Rinda here went to spam queue and was deleted by mistake! Apologies!

    The comment by Rinda was: Interesting facts about Orkut… Anyway Vikas, anything new in regard to your Shutterfly page, visited yours and the look is still great! yet nothing new..

  5. wow great this made me join
    orkut……….thanks for sharing

  6. r4ds says:

    I am currently using orkut and facebook i always choose orkut as my regular usage..
    Because orkut was really nice social site and this article giving me info about orkut so i really like it..

  7. Seoexp says:

    Nice to know the interesting facts on Orkut users! I like orkut 🙂

    Interesting Facts

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