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Leading Google Play app categories 2016-2020, by download volume

The statistic shows the most popular app categories in the Google Play store ranked by number of downloads. In the second quarter of 2020, entertainment apps were the third-most popular category with 1.21 billion downloads during the measured period. Gaming apps were ranked first with 10.35 billion app downloads.

Most popular Google Play app store categories from 1st quarter 2016 to 1st quarter 2020, by number of downloads

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Source

Release date

April 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

Q1 2016 to Q1 2020

Special properties

excluding pre-installed Google apps; excluding third-party stores; unique installs only

Supplementary notes

Data not available for missing quarters.

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