WhatsApp: usage penetration in selected countries 2017

This statistic gives information on the popularity of the mobile messenger app WhatsApp in leading online markets worldwide as of the third quarter of 2017. According to survey data, 65 percent of the population in Germany were using WhatsApp. In Indonesia, 40 percent of the population used WhatsApp. Saudi Arabia had the largest share of its population to be the most active users for Whatsapp, with a reported population share of 73 percent.

Share of population in selected countries who are active WhatsApp users as of 3rd quarter 2017

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Sources

Release date

January 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

Q2 2017 to Q3 2017

Age group

16 to 64 years

Supplementary notes

Data has been re-based to show national penetration.
Self-claimed activity.
Data from selected Digital in 2018 reports.

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