Number of smartphone apps owned and used in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013

This statistic displays the number of apps respondents had and used regularly on their smartphones in the United Kingdom in 2013. In 2013, 61 percent of smartphone users reported having 1 to 20 apps on their device, while 84 percent reported using 1 to 20 apps on a regular basis.

How many apps do you have on your smartphone and how many do you use regularly at the moment?*

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Release date

April 2014


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October to November 2013

Number of respondents

586 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Adult internet users aged 16+ whose main device for using apps is a smartphone

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was "How many apps do you have on your smartphone at the moment? Please include any that came already loaded plus any you have added, whether you use them or not./And how many apps would you say you use regularly on your smartphone?"
Range of scores shown is from those that gave either a spontaneous or prompted response.

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