Number of active WeChat messenger accounts Q1 2012-Q1 2019

Number of monthly active WeChat users from 1st quarter 2012 to 1st quarter 2019 (in millions)

by Agne Blazyte, last edited Jun 17, 2019
Number of active WeChat messenger accounts Q1 2012-Q1 2019 This statistic shows the number of Tencent's WeChat active accounts from the first quarter of 2012 to the first quarter of 2019. In the most recently reported quarter, Tencent's WeChat had over 1.1 billion monthly active users.
WeChat users – additional information

First released in 2011, WeChat is a mobile messaging app developed by the Chinese company Tencent. In its home market of China, WeChat is marketed as Weixin and was rebranded as WeChat in 2012 for international audiences. As of the fourth quarter of 2016, WeChat had 889 million users, a significant increase from the previous year, when the messaging app had about 697 million users in the corresponding quarter. WeChat is one of the leading social networks worldwide, ranking fifth in number of active users.

WeChat has lots of popular messaging app features, including Moments. About 61 percent of WeChat users access WeChat Moments every time they open the app, and 22.6 percent of WeChat users use the WeChat Moments feature often. Voice and text messaging, group messaging, payment and games are other examples of WeChat activities. The app also includes a following function whereby users can follow accounts.
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Number of monthly active WeChat users from 1st quarter 2012 to 1st quarter 2019 (in millions)

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Number of accounts in millions
Q1 '191,111.7
Q4 '181,097.6
Q3 '181,082.5
Q2 '181,057.7
Q1 '181,040
Q4 '17989
Q3 '17980
Q2 '17963
Q1 '17938
Q4 '16889
Q3 '16846
Q2 '16806
Q1 '16762
Q4 '15697
Q3 '15650
Q2 '15600
Q1 '15549
Q4 '14500
Q3 '14468
Q2 '14438
Q1 '14396
Q4 '13*355
Q3 '13336
Q2 '13235.8
Q1 '13194.4
Q4 '12160.8
Q3 '12209.6
Q2 '12151
Q1 '12100
Number of accounts in millions
Q1 '191,111.7
Q4 '181,097.6
Q3 '181,082.5
Q2 '181,057.7
Q1 '181,040
Q4 '17989
Q3 '17980
Q2 '17963
Q1 '17938
Q4 '16889
Q3 '16846
Q2 '16806
Q1 '16762
Q4 '15697
Q3 '15650
Q2 '15600
Q1 '15549
Q4 '14500
Q3 '14468
Q2 '14438
Q1 '14396
Q4 '13*355
Q3 '13336
Q2 '13235.8
Q1 '13194.4
Q4 '12160.8
Q3 '12209.6
Q2 '12151
Q1 '12100
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by Agne Blazyte, last edited Jun 17, 2019
This statistic shows the number of Tencent's WeChat active accounts from the first quarter of 2012 to the first quarter of 2019. In the most recently reported quarter, Tencent's WeChat had over 1.1 billion monthly active users.
WeChat users – additional information

First released in 2011, WeChat is a mobile messaging app developed by the Chinese company Tencent. In its home market of China, WeChat is marketed as Weixin and was rebranded as WeChat in 2012 for international audiences. As of the fourth quarter of 2016, WeChat had 889 million users, a significant increase from the previous year, when the messaging app had about 697 million users in the corresponding quarter. WeChat is one of the leading social networks worldwide, ranking fifth in number of active users.

WeChat has lots of popular messaging app features, including Moments. About 61 percent of WeChat users access WeChat Moments every time they open the app, and 22.6 percent of WeChat users use the WeChat Moments feature often. Voice and text messaging, group messaging, payment and games are other examples of WeChat activities. The app also includes a following function whereby users can follow accounts.
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