Leading Google Play app categories 2016-2019, by download volume

Most popular Google Play app store categories from 1st quarter 2016 to 1st quarter 2019, by number of downloads (in millions)

by J. Clement, last edited Jul 4, 2019
Leading Google Play app categories 2016-2019, by download volume The statistic shows the most popular app categories in the Google Play store ranked by number of downloads. In the first quarter of 2019, entertainment apps were the second-most popular category with 1.48 billion downloads during the measured period. Gaming apps were ranked first with 7.47 billion app downloads.
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Most popular Google Play app store categories from 1st quarter 2016 to 1st quarter 2019, by number of downloads (in millions)

GameEntertainmentToolsCommunicationPhotographySocial
Q1 '165,5306211,110741729-
Q2 '165,2806131,160786731-
Q3 '166,0606841,210831788-
Q4 '166,2508741,300931830-
Q1 '176,9109741,2501,040888-
Q2 '176,7609671,300958849-
Q3 '177,0401,0101,2201,010892-
Q4 '177,0301,0101,2901,020883698
Q1 '187,1501,0801,240910-686
Q2 '187,8401,1501,300934858-
Q3 '187,2101,3701,4501,100951-
Q4 '187,2501,4101,4701,130-1,070
Q1 '197,4701,4801,4701,060-1,050
GameEntertainmentToolsCommunicationPhotographySocial
Q1 '165,5306211,110741729-
Q2 '165,2806131,160786731-
Q3 '166,0606841,210831788-
Q4 '166,2508741,300931830-
Q1 '176,9109741,2501,040888-
Q2 '176,7609671,300958849-
Q3 '177,0401,0101,2201,010892-
Q4 '177,0301,0101,2901,020883698
Q1 '187,1501,0801,240910-686
Q2 '187,8401,1501,300934858-
Q3 '187,2101,3701,4501,100951-
Q4 '187,2501,4101,4701,130-1,070
Q1 '197,4701,4801,4701,060-1,050
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by J. Clement, last edited Jul 4, 2019
The statistic shows the most popular app categories in the Google Play store ranked by number of downloads. In the first quarter of 2019, entertainment apps were the second-most popular category with 1.48 billion downloads during the measured period. Gaming apps were ranked first with 7.47 billion app downloads.
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