๐Ÿ“ˆ Emoji Statistics

Number of Emojis

In total there are 3,521 emojis in the Unicode Standard as of September 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)

Commonly supported on major platforms are 3,304 emojis, which include those up to and including Emoji 13.0.

World Emoji Awards

Each year on July 17, Emojipedia hosts the World Emoji Awards. In 2020, these will reveal:

Recent Emoji Trends

Regarding emoji trends, a recent Emojipedia analysis found the following:

See also: Coronavirus-related emoji trends.

Emoji Popularity: Twitter

According to an Emojipedia analysis, the top 13 emojis used on Twitter in April 2020 were:

  1. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Face with Tears of Joy
  2. ๐Ÿ˜ญ Loudly Crying Face
  3. ๐Ÿฅบ Pleading Face
  4. ๐Ÿคฃ Rolling on the Floor Laughing
  5. โค๏ธ Red Heart
  6. โœจ Sparkles
  7. ๐Ÿ˜ Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes
  8. ๐Ÿ™ Folded Hands
  9. ๐Ÿ˜Š Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes
  10. ๐Ÿฅฐ Smiling Face with Hearts
  11. ๐Ÿ‘ Thumbs Up
  12. ๐Ÿ’• Two Hearts
  13. ๐Ÿค” Thinking Face

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 visitors are from, in order: