In 2021, WhatsApp's user base in Nigeria amounts to approximately 4.03 million users. The number of WhatsApp users in Nigeria is projected to reach 8.13 million users by 2025. User figures have been estimated by taking into account company filings or press material, secondary research, app downloads and traffic data. They refer to the average monthly active users over the period. The shown data are an excerpt of Statista's Key Market Indicators (KMI). The KMI are a collection of primary and secondary indicators on the macro-economic, demographic and technological environment in up to 150 countries and regions worldwide. All indicators are sourced from international and national statistical offices, trade associations and the trade press and they are processed to generate comparable data sets (see supplementary notes under details for more information).
Forecast of the number of Whatsapp users in Nigeria from 2017 to 2025
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Statista. (May 25, 2021). Forecast of the number of Whatsapp users in Nigeria from 2017 to 2025 (in millions) [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved May 25, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/forecasts/1146609/whatsapp-users-in-nigeria
Statista. "Forecast of the number of Whatsapp users in Nigeria from 2017 to 2025 (in millions)." Chart. May 25, 2021. Statista. Accessed May 25, 2022. https://www.statista.com/forecasts/1146609/whatsapp-users-in-nigeria
Statista. (2021). Forecast of the number of Whatsapp users in Nigeria from 2017 to 2025 (in millions). Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: May 25, 2022. https://www.statista.com/forecasts/1146609/whatsapp-users-in-nigeria
Statista. "Forecast of The Number of Whatsapp Users in Nigeria from 2017 to 2025 (in Millions)." Statista, Statista Inc., 25 May 2021, https://www.statista.com/forecasts/1146609/whatsapp-users-in-nigeria
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