LinkedIn Crosses 200 Million Members and You’ll Never Guess the Fastest Growing Countries


LinkedIn continues to prove its worth to business professionals as it expands around the globe.


LinkedIn has crossed the 200 million member mark. While Facebook has over a billion members, it spends it’s time battling it out with privacy concerns, Instagram integration and sexting apps. Meanwhile, LinkedIn, the #1 professional social network in the world, continues to focus on helping business professionals network, develop their skills and grow their business.

Here are some really interesting stats on LinkedIn’s 200 Million Members

  • Fastest Growing Countries: Turkey, Columbia & Indonesia
  • Fastest Growing Countries for LinkedIn Mobile Usage: China, Brazil, Portugal, India & Italy
  • Largest Industries: IT and Services, Financial Services, Higher Education & Technology
  • Most Followed Thought Leaders: Richard Branson, Barack Obama, Deepak Chopra, Tony Robbins & Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn CEO)

Here’s a nice infographic that LinkedIn created to celebrate the occasion:

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Written by Philip Nowak

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Philip Nowak is the founder of Firmology, technology focused news and insight for small businesses and online startups. He honed his entrepreneurial chops while working for his family's Chicago-based window manufacturing business. Philip graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Economics.