Twitter statistics In Uganda

By March 27, 2020 March 30th, 2020 Blog, Marketing

Currently, social media is a big deal in Uganda and applications like; Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Instagram are widely used to communicate and share ideas a lot today. Most of the users have accounts with almost every platform, whereas some opt to settle for a single application based on how much ease they find in using it.

Twitter is used by both individuals and business brands and in Uganda currently following statistics of 22 may 2019 twitter users amount up to 10.33% of the total population of Uganda.

Following a study survey conducted by Mugume Collins and David Garling, about twitter usage only 79% of the participants managed to finish the study and let’s look into their findings of twitter usage.

The majority of respondents were aged between 16 and 35 representing 86% of the total population, 64.8% of respondents were male while 35.2% were females meaning that males use twitter more than females.

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The majority of people that is (87%) of people have one or two Twitter accounts.

85% of respondents access Twitter through their mobile phones. The least popular method for accessing Twitter is through an Internet Cafe at 7%.

Ugandans seem to find Twitter quite addictive, 79% of people who completed the survey check twitter more than 5 times a day with 64% checking over 10 times a day.

Ugandans are quite popular on Twitter with over 10.8% of people having over 5000 followers.

The most popular reasons for using Twitter are; News (91%), Politics (78%) and Networking (78%). It is interesting that only 46% of people have said that they use Twitter to promote themselves but 78% use it as a form of networking.

Most people talk to their friends on Twitter with 87% females saying they speak to their friends either quite often or frequently, and 81% of males saying the same.

The biggest difference between males and females is talking to co-workers on Twitter with 40% of females saying quite often or frequently compared to 53% of males.

There is no difference between the two groups when it comes to brands which is 68%

77.8% of people follow up to 100 brands on Twitter, with 4% following over 500 brands.

Most people expect brands and businesses to be managed at weekends with 93% saying of the females saying yes and 13% saying No while 87% of the males say yes while 7% say no.

On Twitter in Uganda customer service is the most important (67%), followed by quick access to information (63%). Most Ugandans do not follow businesses for discounts (20%) or to feel connected (26%).

86% of respondents have complained on Twitter for brands, businesses, and companies. Men are more likely to complain with 87% of male respondents having complained compared to 80% of women.

67% of people expect a response to a complaint within 30 minutes with nearly 50% expecting a response within 10 minutes

The majority of 71.7% want an apology, but just over 25% expect compensation.

Here are the details of twitter statistics in Uganda about its usage.

The largest audience profiles twitter statistics for Uganda  

  • Yoweri K Museveni – 1362644 followers
  • NTV UGANDA – 919669 followers
  • Daily Monitor – 697836 followers

Museveni’s was the first Ugandan Twitter account to reach a million followers.

The fastest-growing twitter profiles in Uganda

  • Yoweri .K.Museveni over 3869 followers
  • Bobi Wine over 2213 followers
  • NBS Television over 1293 followers
  • NTV UGANDA over 1054  followers
  • The New Vision over 959 followers

Twitter profiles statistics for Uganda

  • Yoweri K Museveni – 1362644 followers
  • NTV UGANDA – 919669 followers
  • Daily Monitor – 679836 followers
  • The New Vision – 588097 followers
  • BOBI WINE – 528505 followers
  • NBS Television – 483153 followers
  • Kifefe KIZZA Besigye – 456383 followers
  • Charles Onyango – 404723 followers
  • Amama Mbabazi – 351650 followers
  • Red Pepper Uganda – 348411 followers

Brands with largest Audience Twitter statistics for Uganda

  • Crucial Memory – 261265 followers
  • MTN Uganda – 255414 followers
  • Airtel Uganda – 206935 followers

Twitter statistics for brands in Uganda

  • Crucial Memory – 261265 followers
  • MTN Uganda – 255414 followers
  • Airtel Uganda – 206935 followers
  • Responsive Design – 160397 followers
  • Umeme Limited UG – 138400 followers
  • Bank of Uganda – 104629 followers
  • Africell Uganda – 85929 followers
  • Stanbic Bank Uganda – 35010 followers
  • Pepsi Uganda – 33178 followers
  • TECNO Mobile Uganda – 28925 followers

Celebrities with Largest Audience in Uganda

  • Charles Onyango – Obbo – 404842 followers
  • Andrew M. Mwenda – 306556 followers
  • Alan Kasujja – 237343 followers

Fastest Growing Celebrity Profiles in Uganda

  • Ntale – over 603 followers
  • Andrew M. Mwenda – over 512 followers
  • Alan Kasujja – over 189 followers
  • Pallaso – over 171 followers
  • Charles Onyango – Obbo – over 119 followers

Celebrities Twitter Profiles Stats in Uganda

  • Charles Onyango – Obbo – 404842 followers
  • Andrew M. Mwenda – 306556 followers
  • Alan Kasujja – 237343 followers
  • Phill Lewis – 200383 followers
  • Ntale – 150557 followers
  • Kansiime Annie – 85056 followers
  • Simon Kaheru – 79473 followers
  • Pallaso – 74800 followers
  • Siima K K Sabiti – 63869 followers
  • Prohet Elvis Mbonye – 55394 followers

Communities with the Largest Audience in Uganda twitter statistics

  • BigEyeUG – 191800 followers
  • Alex Muhangi – 58952 followers
  • Hurricanes PR – 56241 followers

Fastest – Growing Community Profiles twitter statistics in Uganda

  • Mazen Mroue – over 317 followers
  • Alex Muhangi – over 161 followers
  • Daron – over 82 followers
  • BigEyeUG – over 63 followers
  • Nada Andersen – over 50 followers

Statistics for Community Twitter Profiles in Uganda

  • BigEyeUG – 191800 followers
  • Alex Muhangi – 58952 followers
  • Hurricanes PR – 56241 followers
  • Herbert Musoke UG – 35586 followers
  • Michael Niyitegeka – 29461 followers
  • Ug – 26086 followers
  • #LoveYourNeighbor – 25158 followers
  • Muhereza Kyamutera – 20096 followers
  • Nada Andersen – 18107 followers
  • Mazen Mroue- 17825 followers

Entertainment profiles with the Largest Audience twitter statistics for Uganda

  • DStv Uganda – 12582 followers
  • NTV Omumuli Sports – 12171 followers
  • Another Round Uganda – 10113 followers

Fastest growing Entertainment Profile twitter statistics for Uganda

  • DStv Uganda – over 12 followers
  • Another Round Uganda – over 13 followers
  • Broke $ Jubal – over 20 followers
  • NTV Mwasuze Mutya – over 4 followers
  • Miss kampala royale –over 1 follower

Entertainment Twitter Profiles Stats in Uganda

  • DSTV Uganda – 12584 followers
  • NTV Omumuli Sports – 12171 followers
  • Another Round Uganda -10113 followers
  • Broke $ Juba l- 9558 followers
  • NTVMEN – 4561 followers
  • NTV mwasuze Mutya – 3856 followers
  • Miss Kampala Royale – 2510 followers
  • NTVGXP – 2212 followers
  • Be My Date – 1573 followers
  • NTV sports bar – 1286 followers

The media Profile with Largest Audience twitter statistics for Uganda  

  • NTV UGANDA – 919669 followers
  • Daily Monitor – 698635 followers
  • The New Vision – 588056 followers

Fastest – Growing Media Profiles in Uganda

  • NBS Television – over 1293 followers
  • NTV UGANDA – over 1054 followers
  • The New Vision – over 959 followers
  • Daily Monitor – over 799 followers
  • Urban Television –over 384 followers

The Media Twitter Profiles Stats in Uganda

  • NTV UGANDA – 919669 followers
  • Daily Monitor – 698635 followers
  • The New Vision – 589056 followers
  • NBS Television – 483153 followers
  • Red Pepper Uganda – 348411 followers
  • Urban Television – 220563 followers
  • The Independent – 161537 followers
  • National Media Group – 104776 followers
  • Today’s Hit Music – 86700 followers
  • Nile Post – 85955 followers

Places with Largest Audience twitter statistics in Uganda

  • Legends – 6510 followers
  • Punchline Club – 742 followers
  • Ranchers SF$SH – 82 followers

Twitter statistics for places in Uganda

  • Legends – 6510 followers
  • PunchlineClub – 742 followers
  • Ranchers SF$SH – 82 followers

Societies with Largest Audience twitter statistics for uganda

  • Yoweri K Museveni – 1362644 followers
  • BOBI WINE – 528505 followers
  • Kifefe Kizza-Besigye – 457203 followers

Twitter statistics for the Fastest growing Society Profiles in Uganda

  • Yoweri K Museveni – over 3869 followers
  • BOBI WINE – over 2213 followers
  • Kifefe Kizza-Besigye – over 820 followers
  • Ruhakana Rugund – over 358 followers
  • NRM Party – over 272 followers

Twitter statistics for society Profiles in Uganda

  • Yoweri K Museveni – 1362644 followers
  • BOBI WINE – 528505 followers
  • Kifefe Kizza – Besigye – 457203 followers
  • Amama Mbabazi – 351650 followers
  • KCCA – 198036 followers
  • URA – 152708 followers
  • Ruhakana Rugunda – 130082 followers
  • FDC – 112659 followers
  • NRM Party – 104256 followers
  • UNRA UGANDA – 91479 followers

TWITTER PROFILE STATISTICS SPORTS FOR UGANDA

FUFA (@officialFUFA) – 89666 followers

In conclusion, the usage of twitter in Uganda is increasing at a high rate and in years to come more Ugandans will have more twitter subscribers and more brands advertising on twitter thus they will be able grow more sales and expand thus twitter is a brand worth considering.

 

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