Number of mobile app downloads worldwide from 2016 to 2018
(in billions)
Annual number of global mobile app downloads 2016-2018
This statistic presents a forecast for the number of mobile app downloads worldwide from 2016 to 2018. In 2018, consumers downloaded 194 billion mobile apps to their connected devices, up from 143.7 billion app downloads in 2016.
Number of mobile app downloads worldwide from 2016 to 2018
(in billions)
Annual app downloads in billions
2018194
2017178.1
2016143.7
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Sources

Release date

January 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016 to 2018

Special properties

iOS App Store, Google Play and third-party Android stores combined. Downloads are first time downloads only; re-installs and updates are excluded

Supplementary notes

*Forecast
2017 data from previous reporting, 2016 data was calculated by Statista on basis of data provided by the source

Annual number of global mobile app downloads 2016-2018
This statistic presents a forecast for the number of mobile app downloads worldwide from 2016 to 2018. In 2018, consumers downloaded 194 billion mobile apps to their connected devices, up from 143.7 billion app downloads in 2016.
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