Telegram Statistics and User Count (2023)

Last Updated on: May 16th, 2023

Telegram Statistics 2023 and Telegram user count

Here are a few of the most interesting Telegram statistics and facts I was able to dig up including Telegram user counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

telegram statistics user count facts 2023Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging app and communication platform that was launched in 2013 by Pavel Durov and his brother Nikolai Durov. It offers a range of features for sending messages, making voice and video calls, and sharing various types of media.

Telegram emphasizes privacy and security as key aspects of its platform. It offers end-to-end encryption for secret chats, where messages are encrypted and can only be accessed by the intended recipients. Telegram also provides options for self-destructing messages, two-factor authentication, and the ability to control who can see your phone number or access your profile picture.

One of the notable features of Telegram is its ability to create large group chats, accommodating up to 200,000 members. It also supports public channels where users can subscribe to receive updates from specific content creators, organizations, or communities. Additionally, Telegram allows users to create bots, which are automated accounts that can perform various tasks, provide information, or interact with users.

Telegram’s interface is user-friendly and offers features such as stickers, GIFs, and the ability to send files of various types, including documents, photos, and videos. It is available on multiple platforms, including smartphones (iOS and Android), desktop computers (Windows, macOS, and Linux), and web browsers.

In recent years, Telegram has gained popularity as an alternative messaging app, particularly for those seeking more privacy-focused options. It has been widely used by individuals, groups, and communities for various purposes, including personal communication, professional networking, and content sharing.

Telegram Statistics

Telegram User Count

Telegram number of users:

700 million Telegram users globally

Last updated June 2022

Number of Telegram Premium subscribers:

1 million subscribers

Last updated 12/6/22

Additional Telegram Stats

Number of Telegram downloads from the Play Store (Android):

1 billion downloads

Last updated 11/1/21

Number of stickers available on Telegram:

20,000 stickers

Last updated 4/27/20

Average number of new Telegram signups daily:

1.5 million new daily users

Last updated 4/27/20

Reported number of new Telegram downloads in the few days following Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition:

8 million downloads

Reported number of new Telegram users added during the Facebook outage of March 2019:

3 million

Number of Telegram users in Hong Kong:

1.7 million

Last updated 8/1/19

Number of new Telegram users in the 24 hours after Brazil temporarily banned WhatsApp:

5.7 million new users

Number of Telegram Android installs:

500 million installs

Last updated 5/3/20

Telegram Facts

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Telegram statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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