LinkedIn Sees 240% Growth in Latin America

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