Linkedin has more than 24 million users in India, becoming the professional networking site’s second largest user base after USA.
India operations began in November 2009 and grew 500% from 3.2 million users to 20 million by May 2013.
In 2013 alone, Linkedin India saw an addition of over 7 million members. As of January 2013, Linkedin grew more than 30% in India.
It has more than 50 million users in the Asia Pacific region, the company said.
Top five industries to which members belonged to in the Asia Pacific region are IT & Services, Telecommunications, Oil & Energy, Banking & Financial Services, and Hospitality.
The top five countries on Linkedin with more than a million members in the Asia Pacific region were:
India – 24+ million
Australia – 5+ million
China – 4+ million
Indonesia – 2+ million
Philippines – 2+ million