Facebook Messenger user distribution in Belgium 2020, by age group and gender

As of March 2020, most users of the Facebook Messenger app in Belgium could be found in the age group of 25- to 34-year-olds. Overall, there were slightly more women who used Facebook Messenger than men. Facebook Messenger is the most frequently used IM app in Belgium. 44 percent of Belgian respondents indicated in a 2017 survey they used the app for daily communication purposes, outscoring WhatsApp, Snapchat, iMessage and Skype. On a daily basis, the messenger app was used the most by 19- to 24-year-olds.

Distribution of total number of users of Facebook Messenger in Belgium as of March 2020, by age group and gender

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

March 2020

Number of respondents

5,159,000 respondents

Age group

13 years and older

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users of Facebook Messenger

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