WeChat Statistics and User Count for 2024

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024



Here are a few of the most interesting WeChat statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee 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.



WeChat Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about WeChat.


WeChat Statistics user count and Facts 2023WeChat is a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media, and mobile payment app developed by Tencent. It was first released in 2011 and quickly became one of the most popular apps in China.

WeChat offers a wide range of features and services, including instant messaging, voice and video calls, group chats, social media feeds, mobile payments, and more. The app has become an essential part of daily life for many Chinese citizens, as it allows them to stay connected with friends and family, make payments, and access a wide range of online services.

In addition to its popularity in China, WeChat has also gained a significant user base in other countries around the world, particularly in Southeast Asia. The app is available in multiple languages and offers features and services tailored to local markets.

WeChat Statistics

WeChat User Count

How many people use WeChat?


Average number of WeChat daily active users:

902 million WeChat users (2018)


WeChat Revenue Totals

Nothing to report yet. Please check back in the future as we update our data as soon as it is made available by the company.

Additional Statistics

Average number of messages sent on WeChat each day:

38 billion (2017)


Average number of voice messages sent on WeChat each day:

6.1 billion (2017)


Average amount of time WeChat users spend on it daily;

77 minutes (2019)


Number of corporate WeChat accounts:

14 million (2017)


Number of people that use WeChat Moments daily:

750 million (2019)


Average number of times users check their Moments daily:

10 (2019)


Total number of times Moments are checked each day:

10 billion (2019)


Percentage of corporate WeChat accounts that are active:

38% (2017)


Average number of calls connected on WeChat each day:

100 million (2017)


Percentage of Chinese people aged 50-80, that use WeChat:

98.5% (2018)


Number of users for WeChat Pay:

800 million users (2020)


Number of WeChat Pay Score users:

100 million (2020)


Number of WeChat Channels users:

200 million users (2020)


Number of merchants and businesses connected via WeChat Pay:

50 million (2020)


Average number of daily WeChat Pay transactions:

1 billion (2020)


WeChat Pay’s share of the China mobile payment market:

38.9% (2018)


Number of offline stores that accept WeChat Payment:

300,000 stores (2016)


Number of countries WeChat Pay is available in:

40 countries< (2018)


Number of currencies WeChat Pay is available in:

13 currencies (2018)


Percentage of internet users in China that use Wechat Moments:

84.3% (2017)


Number of daily active WeChat mini-programs users:

829 million MAU (2020)


Total transactions in WeChat mini program in 2019:

$115 billion


Number of WeChat mini programs with more than 1 million monthly active users:

883 (2019)


Number of WeChat mini programs with more than 1 million daily active users:

12 (2019)


Number of WeChat mini programs with more than 5 million monthly active users:

180 (2019)


Number of Mini Games available on WeChat:

500 (2018)


Number of Mini Programs available on WeChat:

2.4 million mini programs (2020)


Number of daily active WeRun users:

115 million (2017)


Percentage of China’s total data traffic that comes from WeChat:

34% (2018)


Percentage of WeChat users that use it for work:

80% (2017)


Percentage of WeChat users that use WeChat Pay:

92% (2017)


Percentage of WeChat users that spend more than 4 hours a day on it:

34.6% (2017)


Number of WeChat users that are 55 or older:

60 million (2018)


Number of WeChat Work users:

130 million monthly active users (2021)


Number of businesses using WeChat Work:

2.5 million businesses (2020)


Percentage of the top 500 enterprises in China that use WeChat Work:

80% (2019)


WeChat total daily payment transaction volume in 2018:

1 billion


Percentage of WeChat mini-program users that are men:

58% (2019)


Percentage of WeChat mini-program users that are women:

42% (2019)


Percentage of WeChat users that are between the ages 15-29:

60% (2016)


Percentage of WeChat users that spend at least 90 minutes a day on it:

50% (2016)


First major company to implement e-commerce on WeChat:

McDonalds


Amount of calling WeChat users do on it daily:

280 million minutes per day (2016)


Amount of free calls WeChat users made on Lunar New Year 2017:

2.1 billion minutes worth


Number of red packets WeChat users exchanged on Lunar New Year 2017:

46 billion


Number of stickers WeChat users sent on Lunar New Year 2017:

16 billion


Number of WeChat users in Malaysia:

20 million (2017)


Average number of monthly voice or video calls a WeChat user makes using it:

19 (2017)


Average amount of monthly voice or video calls a WeChat user makes using it:

139 minutes (2017)


Amount of consumption WeChat drove in China in 2017:

RMB 333.9 billion


Percentage of WeChat users that use Official Accounts:

80% (2019)


Percentage of WeChat users that follow less than 20 Official Accounts:

73% (2019)


Average reach of WeChat official accounts articles:

10 million views per month (2020)

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these 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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