90 Apple App Store Stats and Facts (2020) | By the Numbers



Apple App Store Stats and Facts

Number of apps downloaded per second:

800

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Last updated 5/16/13


Number of apps downloaded per month:

2 billion

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Last updated 5/16/13


Revenue for the Apple App Store in Q4 (calendar) 2015:

$3.3 billion


Amount of Apple App Store sales during the weeks of Christmas and New Year's 2015-16:

$1.1 billion


Biggest day (in terms of sales) in Apple App Store history:

January 1, 2016 ($144 million)

Last updated 1/6/16


Amount spent in the Apple App Store in 2015:

$20 billion


Average number of iOS app downloads per device:

80

Last updated 9/29/13


Amount it would cost if you bought every app in the Apple App Store:

$1.13 million

Last updated 9/29/13


iOS app category with the most apps in it:

Games

Last updated 9/29/13


iOS app category with the least apps in it:

Weather

Last updated 9/29/13


Average price of a paid app in the Apple iOS App Store:

$4.16

Last updated 9/29/13


Category of paid iOS apps that has cheapest average price:

Games ($1.69 average)

Last updated 9/29/13


Category of paid iOS apps that has most expensive average price:

Medical ($11.39 average)

Last updated 9/29/13


Average number of downloads it takes for an app to break into the Top 10 paid US iPhone app list:

Roughly 4,000

Last updated 9/24/13


Limit for over-the-air iOS App Store downloads:

100MB

Last updated 9/19/13


Percentage of Apple App Store revenue from free apps (in-app purchases):

92%

last updated 1/27/14


Number of educational apps available for iOS devices:

75,000

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Last updated 2/28/13


Amount that developers in China have made off Apple apps:

$4 billion

Last updated 10/22/15

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