With 550 million users, Telegram would have been the sixth-largest country in the world if it were a country.
The app is available for download in 155 countries, in which android users can install it from Play Store. Of all 109 countries where the windows store operates, 52 countries can install the App from the windows store.
Telegram Use Statistics
The 2022 telegram statistics show that the platform has come a long way since its launch in August 2013. Its user base has been growing at over a 40% rate every year.
Telegram has 55.2 million daily active users and 550 million active users per month, an increase of 175% from 2018. Its user base consists of 58.6% male and 41.4% female users, and the average user spends 2.9 hours on Telegram each month.
According to Pavel Duroy, Telegram founder, Telegram had 25 million new users during a 72-hour surge. This equates to around 8.33 million new signups each day.
By August 2021, Telegram received an astounding 1 billion downloads, becoming the 15th App to have that worldwide. It also became the 7th most downloaded App across iOS & Android. Telegram is now the 10th most used social media platform worldwide.
The newest Telegram trend is that the App is intended to receive and send crypto through Open Network (TON) Token. That'll be a big deal for the 300 million crypto users worldwide.
In Which Country Is Telegram Based?
Telegram Group Inc. is Telegram’s parent company, whose address is in the British Virgin Islands. The legal data protection legislation representative is Telegram U.K. Holdings Ltd, a company based in the United Kingdom.
The platform supports 13 languages, including Russian, Italian, German, Dutch, Polis and Portuguese.
Telegram Use by Country
Here’s the ranking of the Telegram use by country in the iOS App Store under the social networking category
- Australia - 4
- India - 2
- Netherlands - 2
- United States - 2
- United Kingdom - 2
- Brazil - 1
- Germany - 1
- Malaysia - 1
- Russia - 1
Telegram statistics show that it has a highly diverse user base, and each country has some interesting figures. New users appear globally, but mainly from Asia (38%), Europe (27%), Latin America (21%), and MENA (8%).
Telegram Use in Russia
In its lifetime, Telegram has been downloaded 100 million times in Russia; representing 10% of its total downloads.
According to a Deloitte survey, 50% of Russians have Telegram installed on their mobile device -- a 40% increase from 2019. This is a quick catch-up with WhatsApp, which has been installed by 88% of the Russians.
Telegram Use in the United States
The U.S. accounts for less than 2% of Telegram’s user base worldwide. Less than 10 million users access Telegram in the U.S. monthly.
Telegram Use in Indonesia
Indonesia represents 8% of the worldwide share of telegram downloads, whereby the App has been downloaded 80 million times.
Telegram Use in India
Since August 2021, the Telegram app has been downloaded 220 million times in India; accounting for 22% of global Telegram downloads.