World leaders with the most Twitter followers as of May 2018

Twitter: world leaders with the most Twitter followers 2018 This statistic gives information on the most influential and active world leaders on social media as of May 2018, ranked by Twitter followers. U.S. President Donald Trump was ranked first, having aggregated over 52 million Twitter followers on his personal account. The official @POTUS account was ranked fifth with 23.15 million followers worldwide.
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Twitter followers in millions
Donald Trump, United States @RealDonaldTrump52
Pope Francis, Vatican @Pontifex*47.6
Narendra Modi, India @NarendraModi (personal account)42.56
Narendra Modi, India @PMOIndia (institutional account)26,285
President, United States @POTUS23.15
The White House, United States @WhiteHouse17.14
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey @RT_Erdogan12.99
Sushma Swaraj, India @SushmaSwaraj11.72
Queen Rania, Jordan @QueenRania10.68
Joko Widodo, Indonesia @Jokowi10.19
Twitter followers in millions
Donald Trump, United States @RealDonaldTrump52
Pope Francis, Vatican @Pontifex*47.6
Narendra Modi, India @NarendraModi (personal account)42.56
Narendra Modi, India @PMOIndia (institutional account)26,285
President, United States @POTUS23.15
The White House, United States @WhiteHouse17.14
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey @RT_Erdogan12.99
Sushma Swaraj, India @SushmaSwaraj11.72
Queen Rania, Jordan @QueenRania10.68
Joko Widodo, Indonesia @Jokowi10.19
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This statistic gives information on the most influential and active world leaders on social media as of May 2018, ranked by Twitter followers. U.S. President Donald Trump was ranked first, having aggregated over 52 million Twitter followers on his personal account. The official @POTUS account was ranked fifth with 23.15 million followers worldwide.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
May 2018
Supplementary notes
*A total of the Pope's nine language accounts

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