20 Interesting Kakao Statistics and Facts (2019) | By the Numbers

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

Kakao Statistics and FactsKakao Facts:

Kakao Statistics:

How many people use KakaoTalk?

49.8 million

Last updated 12/1/17

Percentage of smartphones in South Korea that KakaoTalk is installed on:


Last updated 1/30/17

Percentage of instant messaging users in South Korea that use KakaoTalk:


Last updated 5/30/17

Average amount of time KakaoTalk user spend on the app per month:

849.6 minutes

Last updated 5/30/17

Amount that Ant Financial has invested in Kakao Pay:

$5 billion

Last updated 2/20/17

Average number of daily rides requests on Kakao Mobility:

1.5 million rides

Last updated 1/30/17

Average number of monthly Kakao Driver users:

2.7 million monthly users

Last updated 1/30/17

Number of Kakao Navi users:

10 million registered users

Last updated 1/30/17

Kakao Talk 2013 revenue:

$203 million

Number of games on the Kakao Talk platform:


Last updated 4/19/14

Number of Kakao Talk game developers:


Last updated 4/19/14

Number of languages Kakao Talk is available in:

15 languages

Last updated 9/9/14

Number of countries Kakao Talk is used in:

230 countries

Last updated 9/9/14

Percentage of global adult internet users that use Kakao Talk monthly:


Last updated 11/20/14

Percentage of APAC adult internet users that use Kakao Talk monthly:


Last updated 11/20/14

Kakao Games Statistics and Facts:

Number of Kakao Games registered users:

500 million

Last updated 11/2/17

Number of Kakao Games active users:

10 million daily active users

Last updated 11/2/17

Average number of user visits per week to Kakao Games:

5.2 times

Last updated 6/30/14

Number of games available on Kakao Games:

1,100 games

Last updated 11/2/17

Number of Kakao Games developers:

570 game developers

Last updated 11/2/17

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