Global number of mobile messaging users 2016-2021

Number of mobile phone messaging app users worldwide from 2016 to 2021 (in billions)

Global number of mobile messaging users 2016-2021 This statistic presents the number of mobile phone messaging app users worldwide from 2016 to 2021. In 2016, 1.58 billion mobile phone users accessed over-the-top messaging apps to communicate. This figure is projected to grow to 2.48 billion users in 2021.
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Number of mobile phone messaging app users worldwide from 2016 to 2021 (in billions)

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Number of users in billions
20212.48
2020*2.34
2019*2.18
2018 *2.01
20171.82
20161.58
Number of users in billions
20212.48
2020*2.34
2019*2.18
2018 *2.01
20171.82
20161.58
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This statistic presents the number of mobile phone messaging app users worldwide from 2016 to 2021. In 2016, 1.58 billion mobile phone users accessed over-the-top messaging apps to communicate. This figure is projected to grow to 2.48 billion users in 2021.
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