X (formerly Twitter) Usage Statistics for 2024

Goutham JayGoutham Jay·
Nov 26, 2023

X (formerly Twitter) is quickly rising to become one of the most used social media platform

Here's the up-to-date statistics on Twitter usage for the year 2024

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  • There are 540 million users worldwide on X (formerly Twitter)
  • The platform X had 541.56 million monthly active users in 2023 which is a 47% increase from the previous year
  • There are 237.8 million daily active users count on X currently
  • There are 650,000 users who have currently subscribed to X Premium
  • The United States has the highest number of Twitter users worldwide which is currently at 95.6 million users followed by Japan which has 67.4 million users
  • There are about 350,000 tweets/posts sent every minute
  • The posts on X get about 100 billion impressions every day

User Stats

How many people use Twitter?

As of 2023, there are currently 540 million users worldwide according to an update from Twitter

Worldwide users on X (formerly Twitter)

How many monthly active users are on Twitter?

Twitter has reached an all-time high of 541.56 million monthly active users in 2023. This is a staggering 47% increase from the previous year when there were 368 million monthly active users in 2022

Monthly Active Users shared by Elon Musk

Here are the year-on-year monthly active users on Twitter. There is a significant increase in the monthly active users from 2022 to 2023 which shows a steep 35% user growth while it was only 1.2% in the previous years from 2021 to 2022

Monthly Active Users in X (formerly Twitter)

Here is the complete data of monthly active users in X (formerly Twitter)

YearNumber of Users
2023541.56 million monthly active users
2022401 million monthly active users
2021396 million monthly active users
2020353 million monthly active users
2019330 million monthly active users
2018321 million monthly active users
2017330 million monthly active users
2016318 million monthly active users
2015305 million monthly active users
2014288 million monthly active users
2013241 million monthly active users
2012185 million monthly active users
2011117 million monthly active users
201054 million monthly active users

How many daily active users are on Twitter?

X has 237.8 million daily active users on the platform

Daily Active Users on Twitter

And here's the complete data of daily active users on Twitter:

YearNumber of Users
2023237.8 million daily active users
2022229 million daily active users
2021217 million daily active users
2020192 million daily active users
2019152 million daily active users
2018126 million daily active users
2017115 million daily active users

How many users are subscribed to X Premium (previously Twitter Blue)?

There are 650,000 subscribers to X Premium currently

X Premium Subscribers

X Premium is an optional paid subscription service that offers additional features and benefits to users of the social media platform X. It was introduced in November 2022 and is available in three tiers: Basic, Premium, and Premium+

Here are some of the key features of X Premium:

  • Longer posts: Premium users can write posts up to 25,000 characters long, compared to the 280-character limit for non-premium users.
  • Edit posts: Premium users can edit their posts for up to 30 minutes after they are published.
  • Undo posts: Premium users can undo their posts for up to 10 seconds after they are published.
  • Bookmark folders: Premium users can create and manage bookmark folders to organize their saved tweets.
  • Longer video uploads: Premium subscribers can upload videos up to 3 hours long and up to file size of 8GB (1080p)
  • Verification badge: Premium+ users will receive a verification badge, which indicates that their account is authentic.

Source: Statista, BusinessofApps, Twitter, Viralyft

What is the number of Twitter users by Country?

RankCountryNumber of Users
1United States95.4 million users
2Japan67.4 million users
3India27.25 million users
4Brazil24.3 million users
5Indonesia24 million users
6United Kingdom23.15 million users
7Turkey18.55 million users
8Mexico17.2 million users
8Saudi Arabia15.5 million users
9Thailand14.6 million users
10Germany14.1 million users

X/Twitter users by Country

Who has the highest number of followers on Twitter? Top 10 Twitter users with the most followers

X UserFollower Count
Elon Musk 164.3 million followers
Barack Obama132 million followers
Justin Bieber111.6 million followers
Cristiano Ronaldo110.3 million followers
Rihana108.5 million followers
Katy Perry107 million followers
Taylor Swift94.8 million followers
Narendra Modi93.3 million followers
Donald Trump87.4 million followers
Lady Gaga83.8 million followers

Most followed Twitter/X accounts

Source: Statista,

Twitter Posts/Tweets

How many tweets/posts per day are sent on Twitter?

There are about 350,000 tweets/posts sent every minute which comes to 504 million tweets/posts per day and 200 billion tweets/posts per year

Number of tweets/posts per minute, day and year

Another interesting stat is that 10% of X users are responsible for 92% of all posts

How many impressions do posts on Twitter/X get?

The posts on Twitter get about 100 billion impressions every day

Impressions on Twitter


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