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Indian Millennials Think They’re The Coolest Of ‘Em All [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com American Millennials (aged 15-25) seem to be pretty pleased with their “cool” factor, but they’re actually more modest about it than their counterparts in a variety of other countries, according to survey results released in May 2012 by InSites Consulting. 43% of American youth see themselves as cool, which is a slightly larger…

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Global Social Media Growth, By Country [CHART]

Middle East and Africa together experienced a 33.9% increase in social network users in 2011, while Asia-Pacific’s user population grew 27.5%. Both regions will continue to see double-digit percentage gains through 2014. By contrast, North America’s growth rate was just 9.5% in 2011 and is expected to fall to 4% by 2014. Read the rest…

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Western European Social Media Use, 2011-2014 [CHART]

via emarketer.com there are notable variations in social network usage across the EU-5 that are significant for advertisers and marketers. In Spain, for example, social networks already reach a higher proportion of internet users than they do in the UK. Italy too will overtake the UK by this measure in 2012. The UK currently has…

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Western European Internet Use, 2011-2016 [CHART]

via emarketer.com Western Europe will boast more than 267 million internet users in 2012. By 2016, nearly 290 million will be online—69% of the region’s residents. Germany, with the largest population overall, also has the greatest number of web users: some 57 million in 2012, and 10 million more than the UK. In France, over…

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Growth/Decline Of Online Spending, By Country [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Looking at how online spending has changed since the start of the global recession, WorldPay discovered that 63% of consumers in China report spending more online, compared to just 5% who say they spend less. This net growth of 58% was far higher than the nearest country, India, with net growth of 30%…

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Share Of Disposable Income Spent Online By Country [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com US consumers spend 23% of their disposable income online, slightly higher than the 22% average across 15 countries studied by WorldPay [download page] in an April 2012 report. Online consumers in India were found to spend the greatest share of their disposable income online, at 33%, followed by those in China (31%), Brazil…

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Click-Through Rates By Region [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Facebook ad engagement rates in the top 5 markets measured by TBG Digital (Canada, France, Germany, the UK, and the US) fell by an average of 6% quarter-over-quarter in Q1, finds TBG in an April 2012 report. This comes after an 18% increase from Q1 to Q4 2011, and according to TBG Digital…

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European Online Banking Leaders [TABLE]

via emarketer.com Despite the financial turmoil in Europe, bank websites remain popular among internet users on the continent. According to comScore, 38.7% of web users in Europe accessed a bank’s website in December 2011. Northern Europe was strongly represented, as the Netherlands had the highest percentage of internet users accessing banking sites, at 66.3%, followed…

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