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Apple App Store Stats and Facts

Here is a comprehensive list of the iTunes and Apple App Store stats and facts that you need to know. This is an offshoot of my original Apple stat post that was becoming unmanageable with the amount of stats that had been added to it.

Apple App Store Stats and Facts

Apple App Store Stats and Facts

Number of apps in the Apple App Store:

2 million apps

Last updated 5/14/18


Amount that the App Store has made Apple (all time):

$40 billion

Last updated 7/10/18


Amount that Apple app developers have earned (all time):

$100 billion

Last updated 7/10/18


Number of people that have downloaded a game from the App Store:

1 billion

Last updated 3/25/19


Average number of people that visit the App Store weekly:

500 million

Last updated 3/25/19


Amount that Apple App Store users spent in apps and mobile games in 2019:

$54.2 billion


Amount that Apple App Store users spent in apps and mobile games in 2018:

$47 billion


Number of mobile game downloads from the App Store in 2019:

9.2 billion


Number of mobile game downloads from the App Store in 2018:

8.9 billion


Projected annual App Store user spending (source):

  • 2019: $56 billion
  • 2020: $67 billion
  • 2021: $78 billion
  • 2022: $88 billion
  • 2023: $96 billion

Number of iOS apps that earn over $1 million annually:

2,857

Last updated 5/31/18


Number of iOS apps that earn over $10 million annually:

564

Last updated 5/31/18


Number of apps in the Apple Watch App Store:

19,000 apps

Last updated 7/23/16


Number of native iPad apps:

1 million apps

Last updated 3/21/16


Number of games in the App Store:

500,000

Last updated 9/7/16


Number of iOS app downloads in 2015:

100 million


Number of iOS app downloads:

170 billion

Last updated 5/31/18


Amount of revenue the Apple App Store generated for developers in 2016:

$20 billion


Average amount US iPhone users spent per device on in-app purchases in 2016:

$40 per device


Amount paid to app developers so far:

$70 billion

Last updated 6/5/17


Number of apps in the Apple App Store that are from Chinese developers:

130,000

Last updated 1/27/14


Most popular iPhone/iPad app of all time:

Facebook

Last updated 9/9/15


Second most popular iPhone/iPad app of all time:

Facebook Messenger

Last updated 9/9/15


Country that generates the most iOS App Store revenue:

US

Last updated 4/15/16


Percentage of apps in China that come from Apple's app store:

40%

Last updated 4/9/19


Country that generates the second most iOS App Store revenue:

China

Last updated 4/15/16


Country that downloads the most iOS apps:

China

Last updated 4/28/15


Country that downloads the 2nd most iOS apps:

U.S.

Last updated 4/28/15


Amount spent in the App Store between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day 2018-19:

$1.22 billion


Amount spent in the App Store on New Years Day 2019:

$322 billion


Number of podcasts in Apple Podcasts:

1 million shows

Last updated 4/21/20

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