The data is in: the numbers have been crunched and the results are hot off the press! That’s right — 2021’s social media statistics are here!

Did you know that 94.6% of South Africans have Internet access through their mobiles? What’s more, 41.9% of the population is on social media. That’s about 25 million people just in South Africa!

That’s why it’s no surprise then that the yearly social media stats are of such importance to digital marketers.

Here, media update’s Maryna Steyn brings you all the latest statistics you need to know for this year.

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