Fitness Apps - China

  • China
  • The Fitness Apps market in China is expected to generate a revenue of US$1,077.00m by 2024.
  • It is projected to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2028) of 9.17%, resulting in a market volume of US$1,530.00m by 2028.
  • The user penetration is estimated to be 12.49% in 2024 and is expected to increase to 12.72% by 2028.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) is projected to be US$15.88.
  • In comparison to other countries, in the United States is anticipated to generate the highest revenue of US$2,061.00m in 2024.
  • China's growing middle class and increasing health consciousness is driving the popularity of fitness apps in the digital health market.

Key regions: India, China, Japan, South Korea, Europe

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Analyst Opinion

The Fitness Apps market is experiencing significant growth due to the increasing preference for fitness and wellness activities among customers. Customer preferences: Customers are increasingly looking for convenient and personalized ways to stay fit and healthy. They are turning to fitness apps as a convenient solution to track their workouts, set goals, and access personalized training programs. The ability to access workout routines and nutrition plans anytime, anywhere, is a key factor driving the popularity of fitness apps. Trends in the market: One major trend in the fitness app market is the integration of wearable devices. Fitness apps are increasingly being designed to work in conjunction with wearable devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers. This integration allows users to track their fitness activities and monitor their progress more accurately. Additionally, fitness apps are incorporating social features, such as the ability to connect with friends and share workout achievements, to enhance user engagement and motivation. Local special circumstances: In certain countries, there are specific factors that contribute to the growth of the fitness app market. For example, in countries with high smartphone penetration rates, such as the United States and China, there is a larger customer base for fitness apps. Additionally, in countries with a strong fitness culture, such as Australia and Sweden, there is a high demand for fitness apps that offer a wide range of workout options and training programs. Underlying macroeconomic factors: The growth of the fitness app market is also influenced by underlying macroeconomic factors. For instance, the increasing disposable income in emerging economies is enabling more individuals to afford smartphones and access fitness apps. Additionally, the rising awareness of the importance of health and wellness is driving the demand for fitness apps. Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic has further accelerated the adoption of fitness apps as people seek alternative ways to stay active and maintain their fitness routines while gyms and fitness centers are closed or operating at limited capacity.


Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2C enterprises. Figures are based on revenues and user data of relevant mobile applications and consumer electronics companies.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined through a combined top-down and bottom-up approach, building on a specific rationale for each market market. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use annual financial reports of key players, industry reports, third-party reports, and survey results from primary research (e.g., the Statista Global Consumer Survey). In addition, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations, such as GDP, population, internet penetration, smartphone penetration, consumer spending, and healthcare spending. This data helps us estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the relevant market. For example, the S-curve function and exponential trend smoothing are well suited for forecasting digital products and services due to the non-linear growth of technology adoption.

Additional notes:

The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war is considered at a country-specific level.


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