๐Ÿ“ˆ Emoji Statistics

Number of Emojis

In total there are 3,521 emojis in the Unicode Standard as of October 2020. This includes sequences for gender or skin tone, flags, and the components that are used to create keycap, flag, and other sequences. The latest emoji release is Emoji 13.1. (Source: Unicode)

The next emoji release will be Emoji 14.0 which is currently in draft.

World Emoji Awards

Each year on July 17, Emojipedia hosts the World Emoji Awards. The 2021 awards are currently underway, with the follows being awarded on World Emoji Day 2021.

Recent Emoji Trends

Regarding emoji trends, recent analyses from Emojipedia have found that:

An Emojipedia analysis on emoji usage in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic found the following:

See also: Coronavirus-related emoji trends.

Emoji Popularity: Twitter

According to an Emojipedia analysis, the top 10 emojis used on Twitter across 2020 were:

  1. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Face with Tears of Joy
  2. ๐Ÿ˜ญ Loudly Crying Face
  3. ๐Ÿฅบ Pleading Face
  4. โค๏ธ Red Heart
  5. ๐Ÿคฃ Rolling on the Floor Laughing
  6. โœจ Sparkles
  7. ๐Ÿ˜ Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes
  8. ๐Ÿ™ Folded Hands
  9. ๐Ÿฅฐ Smiling Face with Hearts
  10. ๐Ÿ˜Š Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes

Emoji Popularity: Unicode

Unicode has worked with vendors to rank the most popular emojis in current use. As of October 2019 these were:

Emojipedia pages include Google Trends intregation which show the relative popularity of emojis in search terms over time. Other emoji statistics resources include:

Emoji Usage

Emojipedia

Emojipedia visitors are from, in order: