Share of paid app revenues worldwide 2011-2017

The statistic shows the percentage of paid app revenues worldwide from 2011 to 2017. In 2013, 75.9 percent of app revenues were generated through paid downloads. In 2017, the source projects that the share of paid-for app revenues will decrease to 37.8 percent. This is likely to happen in favour of the growing in-app purchase revenues.

Percentage of paid app revenues worldwide from 2011 to 2017

Share of total app revenues
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Release date

September 2013



Survey time period

2011 to 2013

Supplementary notes

Revenues generated through paid-for apps, excluding in-app purchases or advertising.

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