๐Ÿ“ˆ Emoji Statistics

Number of Emojis

In total there are 3,633 emojis in the Unicode Standard as of Septemebr 2021. 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 14.0. (Source: Unicode)

World Emoji Awards

Each year on July 17, Emojipedia hosts the World Emoji Awards. The 2021 awards were as follows:

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 2021 were:

  1. ๐Ÿ˜ญ Loudly Crying Face
  2. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Face with Tears of Joy
  3. ๐Ÿฅบ Pleading Face
  4. ๐Ÿคฃ Rolling on the Floor Laughing
  5. โค๏ธ Red Heart
  6. โœจ Sparkles
  7. ๐Ÿ™ Folded Hands
  8. ๐Ÿ˜ Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes
  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 December 2021, these were:

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

In 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

During 2021, Emojipedia visitors were from, in order: