100 Android Statistics (2020) | How Many Android Users are There?



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Here is a comprehensive list of all of the Android statistics and facts that you need to know including how many Android users are there and much more. 

android statisticsAndroid is the world's most popular mobile operating system and the mobile platform for the digital behemoth Google. Unlike Apple's iOS, Android is not married to any one hardware manufacturer, making it easier for its market share to grow.

So how big has Android become? Here are all the Android statistics I was able to dig up in my digital travels. With so many Android versions available, a huge smartphone market share and 2 billion users, there is much to measure. As always, I will be constantly updating this post with new and updated stats, so be sure to check back often for new content.

Android Facts

  • Android Website: android.com
  • Android Developer: Google
  • Year Android Launched: 2008
  • Android Creators: Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Chris White

Android Versions and Release Years:

  • Android (1.0) 2008
  • Petit Four (1.1) 2009
  • Cupcake (1.5) 2009
  • Donut (1.6) 2009
  • Eclair (2.1) 2009
  • Froyo (2.2) 2010
  • Gingerbread (2.3) 2011
  • Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) 2011
  • Jelly Bean (4.1, 4.2, 4.3) 2012
  • KitKat (4.4) 2013
  • Lollipop (5.0, 5.1) 2014
  • Marshmallow (6.0) 2015
  • Nougat (7.0, 7.1) 2016
  • Oreo (8.0, 8.1) 2017
  • Pie (9.0) 2018

Top Android Competitors:

Android Statistics

How many Android users are there?

2.5 billion monthly active users

Last updated 5/7/19


Android's share of the global mobile operating system market:

86.1%

Last updated 4/2/20


Android's share of all devices connected to the internet globally:

37.93%

Last updated 4/3/17


Android's share of the US mobile operating system market:

62%

Last updated 12/6/17


Android's share of the Chinese mobile phone market:

76.4%

Last updated 4/20/16


Average number of times Android users touch their phones each day:

2,617 times

Last updated 7/28/16


Amount US Android users spent in the Google Play Store (annually):

(source)


Average daily Android activations:

1.5 million

Last updated 4/16/13


Android share of mobile enterprise market:

25%

Last updated 8/11/15


Number of different Android devices:

4,000+ devices

Last updated 9/29/15


Number of Android device manufacturers:

more than 400

Last updated 5/28/15


Number of different mobile carriers that offer Android devices:

500 carriers

Last updated 5/28/15


Number of Android Wear apps available:

4,000 apps

Last updated 5/28/15


Android Wear's Percentage of smartwatch sales in 2015:

less than 10%


Android Wear's share of the wearables OS market:

17%

Last updated 9/14/15


Android's share of the overall tablet market:

70%

Last updated 11/25/15


Amount of revenue the Android operating system has reportedly generated for Google:

$31 billion

Last updated 1/21/16


Number of Android smartphone models launched in 2015:

over 600


Number of Android Wear smartwatch makers:

12

Last updated 5/18/16


Number of car models and stereos running Android Auto:

over 100

Last updated 5/18/16


Total number of times Android Auto has been downloaded:

100 million downloads

Last updated 1/13/20


Country that downloaded the most Android apps in 2016:

India


Number of US banks that support Google Pay:

2,000 banks

Last updated 4/11/19


How many people use Google Pay?

100 million installs

Last updated 4/18/18


Number of countries Google Pay is available in:

20

Last updated 8/2/18


Average number of google Pay transactions in India:

230 million

Last updated 8/28/18


Number of transactions that have taken place on Google Pay in India:

750 million

Last updated 8/28/18


Percentage of Japanese smartphones that are Android:

55%

Last updated 12/6/17


Android's smartphone market share in India:

94%

Last updated 1/17/17


Estimated number of active Android devices that are out of date and won't be updated:

1 billion

Last updated 11/14/17


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Oreo operating system:

21.5%

Last updated 12/9/18


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Nougat operating system:

28.9%

Last updated 12/9/18


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Marshmallow operating system:

21.3%

Last updated 12/9/18


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Lollipop operating system:

17.9%

Last updated 12/9/18


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the KitKat operating system:

7.6%

Last updated 12/9/18


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Jelly Bean operating system:

3.0%

Last updated 12/9/18


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system:

0.3%

Last updated 12/9/18


Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Gingerbread operating system:

0.2%

Last updated 12/9/18


Amount Android developers have earned to date:

$80 billion

Last updated 2/4/20


Number of Android Wear downloads:

10 million

Last updated 12/21/17


Top Android Apps by Revenue in 2019:

  1. Pandora
  2. Google One
  3. Tinder
  4. HBO Now
  5. Disney+
  6. Twitch
  7. Bumble
  8. ESPN
  9. LiveMe
  10. MeetMe

(source)

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Number of Android smartphones shipped in 2014:

1.28 billion devices

Number of Android Wear devices shipped in 2014:

720,000

Percentage of apps on Android devices that are only used once:

16%Last updated 6/11/14

Percentage of apps on Android devices that are used 11 times or more:

45%Last updated 6/11/14

Android percentage of business mobile app usage:

12%Last updated 8/13/14

Android percentage of business mobile devices activated:

32%Last updated 8/13/14

Number of active Android users in China:

386 millionLast updated 12/15/14

Percentage of tablets in China that run on Android:

48.5%Last updated 8/1/14

Percentage of smartphones in China that run on Android:

81.4%Last updated 12/16/15

Android share of China Mobile OS market:

80.4%Last updated 1/7/15

Percentage of China's Android users that use domestic smartphones:

64%Last updated 1/15/14

Amount of mobile traffic that Android native browser users are responsible for:

20.3%Last updated 9/29/14

Android mobile app push notification interaction rate in Europe for 2015:

16.5%

Android mobile app push notification interaction rate in North America for 2015:

12%

Android mobile app push notification interaction rate in Asia for 2015:

9%

Android mobile app push notification interaction rate in Europe for 2015:

16.5%

Android's share of global mobile malware in 2013:

97%

Android OS with the highest crash rate:

Gingerbread w/ 1.7% crash rateLast updated 3/27/14

Android share of US Mobile OS market:

52.8%Last updated 4/10/15

Percentage of total YouTube viewing that takes place on Android devices:

42%Last updated 6/25/14

Number of text messages sent daily via an Android device:

20 billionLast updated 6/25/14

Number of selfies taken with an Android device:

93 millionLast updated 6/25/14

Percentage of Android devices that are running on the Froyo operating system:

0.1%Last updated 8/2/16

Samsung's share of overall US and Canadian Android usage:

56.4%Last updated 6/17/14

LG's share of overall US and Canadian Android usage:

8.7%Last updated 6/17/14

Motorola's share of overall US and Canadian Android usage:

6.7%Last updated 6/17/14

HTC's share of overall US and Canadian Android usage:

5.5%Last updated 6/17/14

Google's share of overall US and Canadian Android usage:

4.0%Last updated 6/17/14

Number of Android smartphones shipped in Q3 2013:

204.4 millionLast updated 10/31/13

Android's share of global smartphone shipments:

88%Last updated 11/4/16

Average amount spent per order on an Android device on Christmas Day 2014:

$67.40

Percentage of enterprise mobile device activations that were Android devices in Q3 2014:

29%

Average number of apps that an Android user has installed:

95 appsLast updated 8/26/14

Average number of apps used daily by Android users:

35 appsLast updated 8/26/14

Average number of daily interactions that Android users have with apps:

100Last updated 8/26/14

Percentage of US and Canadian Android usage that takes place on a smartphone:

79%Last updated 6/17/14

Percentage of US and Canadian Android usage that takes place on a tablet:

21%Last updated 6/17/14

Android's share of tablets sold in 2013:

62%

Number of Android tablets sold in 2013:

121 million

Android's share of smartphone sales in Spain:

89.9%Last updated March 2015

Number of locations that Google Pay is available in Japan because of a partnership with Rakuten Edy:

470,000 locations

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