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WhatsApp brings together 2 billion monthly active users worldwide

WhatsApp brings together 2 billion monthly active users worldwide

Bought by Facebook, now Meta, in 2014 for $19.6 billion, WhatsApp, the instant messaging application created in 2009, has 2 billion users worldwide. Although the platform has been downloaded more than 5 billion times since its creation, it is nevertheless unavailable in 6 countries: China, Syria, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, North Korea and Cuba. Discover all the WhatsApp figures!

WhatsApp figures worldwide in 2024

Check out WhatsApp’s worldwide numbers for users, time spent on the app and downloads:

  • 2 billion monthly active users on WhatsApp worldwide,
  • 17h 06min is the average time spent per month on WhatsApp worldwide,
  • WhatsApp is the 3rd most used social media application in the world, behind YouTube and Facebook,
  • WhatsApp was the 4th most downloaded app worldwide in 2023, behind TikTok, Instagram and Facebook.

The top 10 countries with the most WhatsApp users

In 2022, the top 10 countries with the most WhatsApp users were:

  1. India: 390 million users,
  2. Brazil: 148 million users,
  3. Indonesia: 112 million users,
  4. United States: 98 million users,
  5. Philippines: 88 million users,
  6. Mexico: 56 million users,
  7. Türkiye: 55 million users,
  8. Egypt: 44 million users,
  9. Germany: 40 million users,
  10. Italy: 35 million users.

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