Mobile Ad Spending in China

Timeframe20222023202420252026
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– % of total digital ad spendingMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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– % of total media ad spendingMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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– % of worldwide mobile ad spendingMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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Source: eMarketer

Note: All years converted to US dollars using average 2021 exchange rates; includes classifieds, display (banners, rich media and video), email and search; includes advertising that appears on mobile phones and tablets on all formats mentioned; excludes SMS, MMS and P2P messaging-based advertising; excludes Hong Kong

Methodology: Estimates are based on the analysis of various elements related to the ad spending market, including macro-level economic conditions; historical trends of the advertising market; historical trends of each medium in relation to other media; reported revenues from major ad publishers; estimates from other research firms; data from benchmark sources; consumer media consumption trends; consumer device usage trends; and eMarketer interviews with executives at ad agencies, brands, media publishers and other industry leaders.

Comparative Estimates from Additional Sources:

Mobile ad spending, China, billions

Sources2020202120222023202420252026
eMarketer,October 2022
iResearch Consulting Group,August 2019
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),June 2018
Zenith,December 2019

Mobile ad spending growth, China

Sources2020202120222023202420252026
eMarketer,October 2022
iResearch Consulting Group,August 2019
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),June 2018
Zenith,December 2019
Dentsu Aegis Network,March 2020

Mobile ad spending (% of total digital ad spending), China

Sources2020202120222023202420252026
eMarketer,October 2022
iResearch Consulting Group,August 2019
Dentsu Aegis Network,March 2020
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