Recent data from comScore shows that LinkedIn use has increased across the globe from March 2010 to March 2011. The social networking site for business professionals has grown 65% worldwide, from 48 million users in March 2010 to 79 million in March 2011.
The strongest growth can be seen in the Latin American market, with a 240% increase in visitors, from 1.7 million visitors in March 2010 to 5.8 million in March 2011. Visitors from Asia Pacific increased by 132% and Middle East – African visitors rose by 140% in the last year.
North America and Europe saw growth on a more moderate scale:
- North American visitors grew 37%, from 25.9 to 35.4 million
- Europe saw a 69% increase, from 14.6 to 24.6 million