Android Market (Google Play Store) was released on 22/10/2008. Here are ten cool statistics about Google Play shared on the "10th birthday" of this app store.
Android Market (the predecessor of Google Play Store) was released on October 22, 2008, about a month after the first Android device - the HTC Dream was launched. At first, it had only 23 applications, but today
it has 2.6 million.
In 2012, Google merged Android Market with Google Music and Google eBookstore to the current Google Play.
Here are ten cool Google Play stats shared on the 10th birthday of this app store and service.
Let’s take a closer look.
Downloads from Google Play Store double the Apple App Store
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Share of Worldwide Downloads
By 2017, the Google Play Store accounts for 70% of worldwide downloads, while the iOS app store accounts for only 30%. Trends over the years show that the Google Play Store will continue to expand its market
share in the coming years.
But its revenue is only half of the App Store
Share of Worldwide Consumer Spend
In 2017, the worldwide spend ratio between Android and iOS users is almost the opposite of the download rate, 34%, and 66%, respectively. This figure in recent years is still the same trend.
Android users like to download a lot but use less
Although Android users tend to download a lot like Android games or apps, in fact, they do not use them. According to statistics, Android users in Australia, Korea, Japan, Britain, Brazil, and India use only about 33
to 40 applications.
The reason is that there are many free applications, so users tend to download them because they think they will need to use in the future.
Asia-Pacific (APAC) users spend more than the Americas
Share of Google Play Download s and Spend by Region
By 2017, American Android users spent about $ 6.2 billion on apps and services in the Google Play Store while the figure of the APAC is $ 11.2 billion. One of the reasons is that Google has expanded its carrier
billing support in the APAC region since 2013.
Android games accounted for only 41% of downloads but 88% of spending
Playing games on Android mobile
In 2017, there were a total of 71.4 billion downloads on the Google Play Store by users who spent $22 billion. Android games accounted for $19.4 billion in spending, about 88%.
Japan is the country that pays most for its applications
Japan spent $5.8 billion more than the US for apps from January 2012 to August 2018. The third most-spending country was South Korea.
Money making applications make up a tiny percentage
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Google Play Store has 2.6 million apps. Only 1,697 apps earned more than $1 million, and 330 apps received more than $10 million from the Google Play Store in 2017, which accounted for 0.013% of the total
Tinder is a huge revenue application
From January 2012 through August 2018, the amount of money made by the Tinder dating application was higher than that of Netflix, Pandora, and HBO.
Facebook owns the top 4 apps with the most downloads
From January 2012 through August 2018, Facebook was the most downloaded application from the Google Play Store. The second, third and fourth places also belong to Facebook, they are WhatsApp, Facebook
Messenger, and Instagram.
The flashlight is a popular application
There was a time when Android devices didn’t integrate the flashlight app.
From 2008 to 2016, the flashlight app was always on the top most downloaded Android app lications of the year.
In short, which stats make you surprised the most? Tell us if you have some ideas.