Where are World Cup Facebook check-ins coming from?


If you’ve logged onto Facebook lately, you’ve probably seen at least one post about the World Cup. Facebook recently said that there has been more than 459 million interactions about the World Cup — greater than the Super Bowl, Oscars and Sochi Olympics combined.

Several lucky people have also gone to Brazil to cheer for their country. Facebook tracked the check-ins for World Cup cities from June 2-16, finding that Americans travel quite well, and most of the visitors to the games are between the ages of 18-34.

Top 10 Countries:

  1. USA
  2. Mexico
  3. Colombia
  4. Chile
  5. Argentina
  6. UK
  7. Italy
  8. Germany
  9. France
  10. Australia

Top 10 Cities:

  1. Mexico City (Mexico)
  2. Bogota (Colombia)
  3. Santiago (Chile)
  4. Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  5. London (UK)
  6. New York (US)
  7. Paris (France)
  8. Monterrey (Mexico)
  9. Medellin (Colombia)
  10. Sydney (Australia)


Top 10 US Cities:

  1. New York, NY
  2. Los Angeles, CA
  3. Miami, FL
  4. Houston, TX
  5. Chicago, IL
  6. San Francisco, CA
  7. San Diego, CA
  8. Washington DC
  9. Atlanta, GA
  10. Orlando, FL

Gender of visitors:

  • 68% male
  • 32% female

Ages of visitors:

  • 13-17: 7%
  • 18-24: 30%
  • 25-34: 39%
  • 35-44: 17%
  • 45-54: 6%
  • 55+: 1%

Facebook also created a pretty cool graphic showing check-in patterns over time.

Top image courtesy of the FIFA World Cup Facebook page.

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