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Share of WhatsApp users in various European countries 2018

This chart shows the percentage of WhatsApp users in France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands in 2017. There are significant differences between these four countries. In France, just 31 percent of the population used this messaging application, while more than 60 percent of German did so.

Percentage of the population using WhatsApp in selected European countries in 2018

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Release date

January 2018


Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands

Survey time period

Q2-Q3 2018

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

Internet users

Supplementary notes

The source indicates that the data have been rebased to illustrate the penetration rate in the total population, all ages. The data is based on respondents' statements.

Data for The Netherlands are from Q2&Q3 2017.

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