How many people actively use WaniKani?

How many people use WaniKani regularly? Does anyone have any idea?

Check out this thread for some stats: New Combined User Statistics!

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I think it depends on the person and how they decide to learn. I use it 1-3 times a day (depending on reviews) but only through a 3rd party app to try to help my recognition for the vocabulary kanji. I don’t specifically use it for studying though. I use textbooks and reading to learn kanji then wanikani to review that learning.

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Well, there are 112000 forum accounts. This number can barely be seen as a ballpark estimate of the number of users though, because

  1. Not all users who use WaniKani have a forum account
  2. Not all users with a forum account are active / use WaniKani regularly

But I think with these two effects working against each other it is reasonable to assume that there are tens of thousands of WaniKani users active and definitely more than 10000.

Edit: And the number of users with a recurring subscription alone is greater than 20000 and it seems to me that at least most of them would have cancelled it if they weren’t using WaniKani regularly anymore.

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In the recurring subscription are you including or excluding “life time”? Does this stat come from the link above? Thanks for any help.

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What I meant by recurring subscription are only the ones you pay monthly or yearly, not life time.

The data is the one I collected by scraping the forum a while back, and yes I posted that data along with some stats regarding it in the post that is linked above.

If you want to know, the data I collected says there are 52817 free accounts, 26875 recurring subscription accounts, 29776 life time subscription accounts, and 109468 total accounts on the WaniKani forums (as of 24/09/2022, so the data is a bit older now).

Hope that helps :smiling_face:

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