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Statista dossier about Google's Android operating system

This dossier presents a range of statistics and figures about the mobile operating system Android. It includes information on the distribution and usage of the Android OS on a varying set of devices, mainly smartphones and tablets, on Android apps, and on cybersecurity.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Global number of internet users 2012-2019, by operating system

    • Market share of mobile operating systems worldwide 2012-2021

    • Mobile Android version market share worldwide 2018-2021

    • Global market share held by computer operating systems 2012-2020, by month

  • 2. Smartphones
    • Smartphone users worldwide 2016-2021

    • Global smartphone sales to end users 2007-2021

    • Global smartphone shipments by vendor 2009-2020

    • Global smartphone unit shipments by operating system 2016-2023

    • Global market share smartphone operating systems of unit shipments 2014-2023

    • Average selling price of smartphones worldwide 2016-2021

  • 3. Tablets
    • Global tablet shipments projection 2010-2024

    • Tablet vendors global unit shipments 2012-2020, by quarter

    • Global tablet shipments by operating system per quarter 2010-2020

    • Tablet OS market share worldwide 2016-2020, by quarter

    • Tablet Android version market share worldwide 2018-2020

  • 4. Android apps
    • Google Play: number of available apps 2009-2020

    • Leading Google Play app categories 2016-2020, by download volume

    • Leading Android apps worldwide 2021, by downloads

    • Leading Android apps worldwide 2020, by revenue

    • Distribution of free and paid Android apps 2021

    • Average mobile app user acquisition costs 2018-2019, by user action and OS

  • 5. Special focus: cybersecurity
    • Cyber attacks: most common exploited applications 2020

    • Distribution of malware detections Q1 2020, by OS

    • Favorite platforms or products for hacking worldwide 2020

    • Development of Android malware worldwide 2016-2020

    • Global Android devices with potentially harmful apps (PHAs) installed 2016-2018

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