Worldwide mobile phone messaging app user penetration from 2014 to 2019

Global mobile messaging user penetration 2014-2019 This statistic presents the penetration rate of mobile phone messaging app users worldwide from 2014 to 2019. In 2015, 60.1 percent of mobile phone internet users accessed over-the-top messaging apps to communicate. This share is projected to grow to 68.2 percent in 2019.
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Mobile phone internet usersMobile phone usersPopulation
2014 51.7%25.2%14.9%
2015 60.1%31.7%19.4%
2016 *62.4%35%22%
2017 *64.5%38%24.5%
2018 *66.4%40.6%26.8%
2019*68.2%43.3%29.1%
Mobile phone internet usersMobile phone usersPopulation
2014 51.7%25.2%14.9%
2015 60.1%31.7%19.4%
2016 *62.4%35%22%
2017 *64.5%38%24.5%
2018 *66.4%40.6%26.8%
2019*68.2%43.3%29.1%

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This statistic presents the penetration rate of mobile phone messaging app users worldwide from 2014 to 2019. In 2015, 60.1 percent of mobile phone internet users accessed over-the-top messaging apps to communicate. This share is projected to grow to 68.2 percent in 2019.
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Release date
November 2015
Region
World
Survey time period
2014 to 2015
Supplementary notes
*Forecast
Mobile phone users of any age who use an over-the-top (OTT) messaging app via mobile phone (browser or app) at least once per month.

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