Most popular messaging apps in the Netherlands in 2018, by number of app installs

This statistic shows the installed base of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat and Skype in the Netherlands as of April 2018 (in millions). In April 2018, Snapchat was installed on approximately 3.5 million smartphones in the Netherlands. In a separate 2018 survey, 72 percent of the respondents aged 15 to 19 years old indicated they used the popular picture app. WhatsApp, however, remained the most popular messaging app in the Netherlands with roughly 12 million installs.

Installed base of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat and Skype in the Netherlands as of April 2018

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Source

Release date

June 2018

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

April 2018

Supplementary notes

* The source provides the following information on Facebook Messenger: "In October 2017, Facebook Messenger was installed on 8,010,000 Dutch smartphones; the number is falling. (...). In April, the decline was 6.5 percent compared to October."

** Figures were rounded.

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