The Unicode Emoji Mirror Project

92% of the world’s online population use emoji — but
which emoji are we using? The Unicode Consortium, the not-for-profit
organization responsible for digitizing the world’s languages, gathers
information about how frequently emoji are used.
Looking at patterns of usage helps to determine what new emoji should be added
to the Unicode Standard.
As part of this effort, we are making that data available to the public. 

The new

Unicode Emoji Frequency

page lists the Unicode v12.0 emoji ranked in order of how frequently they were
used in 2021 and what has changed since 2019. Check it out for more analysis,
insights and patterns that illustrate our collective experience during a global


Over 144,000 characters are available for adoption
to help the Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages