The Value of Being LinkedIn [Infographic]

LinkedIn recently passed 100 million users yesterday, meaning its population is bigger than most countries. But what kind of country would LinkedInLand be?

LinkedIn has just passed 100 million users mark, meaning its population is bigger than most countries. But what kind of country would LinkedInLand be? An old, rich, well-educated one. According to the infographic below, created by our friends Online MBA, 68% of LinkedIn users are 35 or older, 74% have a college degree or better and 39% make more than $100,000 a year.

Although LinkedIn may not have the buzz of Facebook or Twitter right now, it has an enviable demographic base. The company also is profitable, fast-growing and expanding into new lines of business like news aggregation. As LinkedIn prepares to go public this year, here’s an overview of the phenomenon that Reid Hoffman created 8 years ago.

According to the infographic, LinkedIn now has presence in 200 countries and territories around the world, with 56 million of the 100 million users being from outside the U.S. The company has already published one infographic, which reveals that in 2010 the platform saw 428 per cent growth in membership in Brazil, 178 per cent in Mexico, 76 per cent in India and 72 per cent in France. [via Mashable]

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