WeChat has released a report of its user data, providing a bunch of fascinating facts about Chinese netizen’s lives as well as the magnitude of the app.

The giant app claims over 1.08 billion monthly active users as of the third quarter of this year, up 10.5% year-over-year. Over 800 million users use WeChat Pay when they are traveling, shopping or dining out. North of 20 million WeChat accounts publish stories and news on various topics. 1.5 million developers developed over 1 million mini-programs. In one minute during the morning rush hours, mobile traffic consumed via WeChat amounted to 46 TB.

Over the past year, the mobile social network has been focusing heavily on integrating its technology with public transportation networks across the country. By scanning WeChat QR code, over 250,000 commuters access metro or buses per minute during the morning rush hours. A total of 3.75 million citizens travel during the 2.5 hours rush time, that’s on par with the population of Puerto Rico. The company’s QR code payment service for public transportation has reached more than 50 million users across 100 cities as of October this year.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.