Monthly revenue per app according to global app developers as of November 2015, by OS (in U.S. dollars)

App developers: monthly mobile app revenue 2015, by OS This statistic ranks the global monthly per-app revenue according to global app developers as of November 2015, sorted by operating system. According to the industry survey, 47 percent of responding iOS app developers earned 1,000 U.S. dollars or less per app in a month. Four percent of Windows Phone developer respondents generated more than 500,000 U.S. dollars in monthly app revenues.
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AndroidiOSWindows Phone
Zero to 1,000 U.S. dollars55%47%51%
1,001 to 10,000 U.S. dollars15%16%14%
10,000 to 100,000 U.S. dollars8%13%13%
100,000 to 500,000 U.S. dollars3%4%3%
500,000 U.S. dollars and more1%2%4%
Prefer not to answer18%19%16%
AndroidiOSWindows Phone
Zero to 1,000 U.S. dollars55%47%51%
1,001 to 10,000 U.S. dollars15%16%14%
10,000 to 100,000 U.S. dollars8%13%13%
100,000 to 500,000 U.S. dollars3%4%3%
500,000 U.S. dollars and more1%2%4%
Prefer not to answer18%19%16%
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This statistic ranks the global monthly per-app revenue according to global app developers as of November 2015, sorted by operating system. According to the industry survey, 47 percent of responding iOS app developers earned 1,000 U.S. dollars or less per app in a month. Four percent of Windows Phone developer respondents generated more than 500,000 U.S. dollars in monthly app revenues.
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Release date
February 2016
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
September and November 2015
Number of respondents
global n=1,085
Age group
15 years and older
Special properties
app developers and publishers
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: How much revenue per month do you generate from mobile apps on your primary platform and all other platforms combined (on average, in U.S. dollars)?
Revenue numbers exclude China, Japan and Korea markets.
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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