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Google+ Most Popular With Male Users, Students [INFOGRAPHIC]

The stereotypical Google+ user is a male engineer, but that’s only half right. According to new research, Google+ is still definitely male-skewing, but students outnumber software engineers by a wide margin.

That’s one of the most compelling bits of data compiled by Website-Monitoring. A little more than a half year after launch, Website-Monitoring took a look at the demographics behind Google+. One surprise is the number of students on the network — 20%. That compares to the next most-popular profession on the list, software engineers (2.65%). Consultants and managers are also popular on the network. Men also make up 67% of G+’s audience. That’s an improvement over July, when males made up 86.8% or 73.7% of G+, depending on the source.

Meanwhile, the site seems to be popular in India. Bangalore, Hyperabad and Calcutta made the list of the top 10 G+ cities and Bangalore was number one, edging out New York. The U.S., however, still has the largest share of G+ users — 31.49% vs. 13.69% for India.

Unfortunately, the research doesn’t outline the average age of Plussers, though a glance at some bands that are popular on the network — Coldplay, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl Jam — conjures up someone in the Gen X range. That, however, may change since Google opened the network to teens last month.

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