App stores

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Statista dossier about app stores

This dossier presents insights and statistics on mobile app stores. It provides metrics on leading app stores such as the Apple App Store, Google Play or the up-and-coming Windows Store as well as information regarding download volume and the availability of free and paid apps. Further statistics on mobile app monetization can be found in Statista's mobile app monetization dossier.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Number of apps available in leading app stores 2017

    • Total global mobile app store revenues 2015-2020

    • Average monthly time spent per U.S. users per app store 2016

    • App stores: Apple and Google Play app revenue U.S. 2015-2016

    • Global Apple App Store and Google Play app downloads 2015-2017

    • App developers: number of apps in selected app stores 2015

    • U.S. smartphone app discovery channels 2016

  • 2. Apple App Store
    • Annual Apple App Store sales 2013-2016

    • Number of available apps in the Apple App Store 2008-2017

    • iPad: number of available native apps 2010-2016

    • Number of active apps from the iTunes App Store as of July 2016

    • Apple App Store: number of downloads as of September 2016

    • Number of applications submitted to the iTunes App Store 2008-2017

    • Number of active apps in the Apple Apple Store worldwide 2008-2020

    • Leading Apple App Store categories 2016-2017, by download volume

    • Most popular Apple App Store categories 2017

    • Apple App Store: average app price 2017

  • 3. Google Play
    • Google Play: number of available apps 2009-2017

    • Google Play: number of Android app downloads 2010-2016

    • Distribution of free and paid Android apps 2009-2015

    • Leading Google Play app categories 2016-2017, by download volume

    • Google Play: estimated revenue 2014-2019

  • 4. Other platforms
    • Top mobile app publishers in the U.S. 2017, by audience

    • Top mobile app publishers in the U.S. 2017, by user reach

    • Amazon Appstore: number of available apps 2011-2016

    • Distribution of worldwide Amazon Appstore downloads 2014, by category

    • Number of apps downloads from LINE Game as of November 2014

  • Language: English
  • Released: March 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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