Percentage of French using their mobile phone to telephone via instant messaging apps in 2018, by age group
Share of users of instant messaging apps for telephoning in France 2018, by age
This statistic presents the use of instant messaging apps for calls in France in 2017, broken down by age group. It appears that over 60 percent of people aged 18-24 years used instant messaging for telephoning messages. Among age groups above 40 years old, the share of respondents using instant messaging for calls remained under 40 percent.
Percentage of French using their mobile phone to telephone via instant messaging apps in 2018, by age group
Share of users
12-17 years old45%
18-24 years old66%
25-39 years old53%
40-59 years old40%
60-69 years old27%
70 years old and older15%
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Sources

Release date

December 2018

Region

France

Survey time period

June 2017

Number of respondents

2,214 respondents

Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

2,014 adults and 200 young people

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Share of users of instant messaging apps for telephoning in France 2018, by age
This statistic presents the use of instant messaging apps for calls in France in 2017, broken down by age group. It appears that over 60 percent of people aged 18-24 years used instant messaging for telephoning messages. Among age groups above 40 years old, the share of respondents using instant messaging for calls remained under 40 percent.
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