Number of monthly active WhatsApp users in India from August 2013 to February 2017 (in millions)

Loading statistic...
Number of monthly active users in millions
Aug '1320
Nov '1325
Dec '1330
Jan '1435
Feb '1440
Apr '1448
May '1450
Aug '1460
Nov '1470
Nov '16160
Feb '17200

© Statista 2017

Download Settings Share
Chart type
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Description Source More information
This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active WhatsApp users in India as of February 2017. During that month, the mobile messaging platform announced more than 200 million monthly active users in the country. As of 2016, 16.32 percent of the Indian population accessed social networks. YouTube, Facebook and WhatsApp were the most popular social platforms in India based on usage reach as of the fourth quarter of 2016.
Show more
Release date
February 2017
Survey time period
August 2013 to February 2017
Supplementary notes
No data for missing period. Data prior to November 2016 from previous publications.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Mobile messenger apps"

  • Overview
  • Leading messaging apps
  • Facebook Messenger
  • WhatsApp
  • Snapchat
  • LINE and Kakaotalk

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money



per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions