Number of social network users in India from 2015 to 2022 (in millions)

India: number of social network users 2015-2022 This statistic shows the number of social network users in India from 2015 to 2022. In 2019, it is estimated that there will be around 258.27 million social network users in India, up from close to 168 million in 2016. The most popular social networks in India were YouTube and Facebook, followed by social app WhatsApp. Facebook is projected to reach close to 319 million users in in India by 2021.
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Number of users in millions
2015 142.23
2016 168.1
2017* 196.02
2018* 226.06
2019* 258.27
2020* 292.43
2021*336.18
2022*370.77
Number of users in millions
2015 142.23
2016 168.1
2017* 196.02
2018* 226.06
2019* 258.27
2020* 292.43
2021*336.18
2022*370.77
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This statistic shows the number of social network users in India from 2015 to 2022. In 2019, it is estimated that there will be around 258.27 million social network users in India, up from close to 168 million in 2016. The most popular social networks in India were YouTube and Facebook, followed by social app WhatsApp. Facebook is projected to reach close to 319 million users in in India by 2021.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
India
Survey time period
2015 to 2017
Special properties
internet users who use a social network site via any device at least once per month
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* Forecast

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