WhatsApp usage in Australia 2017 by generation

This statistic displays the usage of WhatsApp in Australia in 2017, by generation. During the survey period, around 50 percent of leading millennials aged between 28 and 33 years reported to actively use WhatsApp.

Share of WhatsApp usage in Australia in 2017, by generation

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Release date

August 2017



Survey time period

March 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

14 years and older

Supplementary notes

The question was phrased by the source as follows: 'What social networks and messaging services do you actively use?'.

Age groups are defined as follows:

  • - Trailing Millenials: 14-27 years
  • - Leading Millenials: 28-33 years
  • - Xers: 34-50 years
  • - Boomers: 51-69 years
  • - Matures: 70 years and older

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