Distribution of free and paid Android apps in the Google Play Store from 2009 to 2015

Distribution of free and paid Android apps 2009-2015 This statistic shows the distribution of free and paid Android apps on the Google Play app store from 2009 to 2014. As of 2013, 67.5 percent of all Android applications were free, a 4.5 percent growth from the previous year. As of July 2015, Google Play is the number one app distribution platform in the world, with 1.6 million available applications.
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Free appsPaid apps
'0960.8%39.2%
'1163.9%36.1%
'1268.4%31.6%
'1367.5%32.5%
'1468.8%31.2%
'1568.8%31.2%
Free appsPaid apps
'0960.8%39.2%
'1163.9%36.1%
'1268.4%31.6%
'1367.5%32.5%
'1468.8%31.2%
'1568.8%31.2%

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This statistic shows the distribution of free and paid Android apps on the Google Play app store from 2009 to 2014. As of 2013, 67.5 percent of all Android applications were free, a 4.5 percent growth from the previous year. As of July 2015, Google Play is the number one app distribution platform in the world, with 1.6 million available applications.
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Release date
February 2015
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
January 2009 to February 2015
Supplementary notes
* On January 4, 2009, this information was based to a total of 21,680 apps, on January 3, 2011, on 140,177 and on March 7, 2012 on 336,752 applications. February 4, 2013 values were based on 301,895 apps.

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