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Over one million active twitter users in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has about one million active twitter users. These are people who have a Twitter account and post messages monthly.

53 percent of this group are women and 64 percent are teens. The average age of the Dutch Twitter user is 23 years, according to figures from the Dutch researcher PeerReach that analyzes Twitter Use in the Netherlands.

At the end of 2011, there were about 1.5 million Twitter accounts. The social media in the Netherlands grow rapidly to 5 million Twitter accounts. Over 1.05 million Twitter users are active.

PeerReach also looked at the most successful twitter user. Dutch – Indonesian football player Irfan Bachdim has the most followers : 4.19 million, followed by Dutch football player Robin van Persie with 3.82 million followers. DJ Tiësto is followed by 2.23 million people.

The most influential Twitter accounts are those of Dutch radio DJ Giel Beelen and Dutch actress Carice van Houten.