Worldwide mobile app revenues in 2015, 2016 and 2020 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Total global mobile app revenues 2015-2020 This statistic presents information on the projected mobile app revenues from 2015 to 2020. In 2015, global mobile app revenues amounted to 69.7 billion U.S. dollars. In 2020, mobile apps are projected to generate 188.9 billion U.S. dollars in revenues via app stores and in-app advertising. The top grossing mobile gaming app publishers in the Google Play Store worldwide in February were Netmarble games, Supercell and Bandai Namco entertainment with over 40 million U.S. dollars in app revenues each. The leading non-gaming app publishers based on revenue include social platforms LINE, Tinder and Kakao Corporation.
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Revenue in billion U.S. dollars
201569.7
2016*88.3
2020*188.9
Revenue in billion U.S. dollars
201569.7
2016*88.3
2020*188.9

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This statistic presents information on the projected mobile app revenues from 2015 to 2020. In 2015, global mobile app revenues amounted to 69.7 billion U.S. dollars. In 2020, mobile apps are projected to generate 188.9 billion U.S. dollars in revenues via app stores and in-app advertising. The top grossing mobile gaming app publishers in the Google Play Store worldwide in February were Netmarble games, Supercell and Bandai Namco entertainment with over 40 million U.S. dollars in app revenues each. The leading non-gaming app publishers based on revenue include social platforms LINE, Tinder and Kakao Corporation.
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Release date
November 2016
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2015 to 2016
Special properties
combined mobile in-app advertising and app store revenues
Supplementary notes
*Forecast
*App store and in-app advertising revenue estimates are net-to-publisher and inclusive of all mobile app stores, including third-party Android stores. This forecast does not include gross spend by advertisers and consumers.

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