WeChat Statistics Report Q3 2017; MAU reached 980 million

By CIW Team

Wechat team released the WeChat Data Report 2017 showing 902 million average daily logged in users in September 2017, up 17% year-over-year and 38 billion messages sent on WeChat everyday.

Combined MAU of Weixin and WeChat were 980 million, an increase of 15.8% YoY according to Tencent’s financial results for Q3 2017.

WeChat records 3.5 million monthly active Official Accounts in Q3 2017, up 14% YoY; and, 797 million monthly active users of WeChat Official Accounts, up 19% YoY.

Daily messages sent amounted to approximately 38 billion, representing year-on-year growth of 25%. Monthly active Official Accounts amounted to 3.5 million while monthly active followers of Official Accounts amounted to 797 million, representing year-on-year growth of 14% and 19% respectively.

Tencent rolled out WeChat Smart Transport, a solution which enables users to pay instantly for public transport fares by scanning QR codes, even without Internet access at the point of transaction. We will introduce more smart solutions for different verticals to better serve the social and eCommerce needs of our users and merchants.