Latin America: WhatsApp user share 2018, by age

As of August 2018, approximately 81.9 percent of Latin American respondents aged 15 to 25 stated to use WhatsApp, making this the age group in which the social media platform proved to be the most popular.

Meanwhile, according to the same survey, the proportion of men using WhatsApp in the region that year was higher than for women.

Share of WhatsApp users in Latin America in 2018, by age

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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

June 15 to August 2, 2018

Number of respondents

20,204 respondents

Special properties

Share of people who claimed to use WhatsApp

Supplementary notes

The survey was carried out in 18 countries of the region (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela). In each of the countries the number of respondents amounted to between 1,000 and 1,200. The samples were representative for the population of each of the countries.

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