App Data Report 2022

Comprehensive insights into iOS and Google Play app stores

David Curry

Updated: June 14, 2022

Executive summary

The app industry reached $133 billion revenue and 143 billion downloads in 2021, a 19% and 0.4% increase, respectively, on 2020. That was after the largest gains in downloads in five years in 2020, with app downloads increasing by 24%. 

Which platform generates the most revenue? 

Apple’s App Store generates more revenue than Google Play. About 65% of all app revenue comes from iOS, despite Google Play having over three times the install base. 

How many apps were downloaded on each platform in 2021? 

32.3 billion apps were downloaded on Apple’s App Store in 2021, but that pales in comparison to Google Play, which had over 110 billion downloads. 

What was the most downloaded app of 2021? 

TikTok was the most downloaded app, for a second year in a row. Subway Surfers was the most downloaded mobile game.  

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Table of contents

  • App Store Statistics
  • Google Play Statistics
  • App Download Statistics
  • App Revenues Statistics
  • Top Grossing Apps
  • Most Popular Apps

The App Data Report – Research, Insights and Statistics is provided as downloadable PDF document with all data presented as charts and tables.  It provides an overview of the company’s financials, as well as data on demographics and user breakdowns.

App Data Report

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What’s included? 

  • Document: PDF
  • Charts: 88
  • Data Points: 1345
  • Word Count: 4995
  • Pages: 93

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App Revenue Statistics

List of Charts

  • Apps and Games in Apple App Store
  • Apps in the Apple App Store
  • Games in the Apple App Store
  • Most Popular Categories in Apple App Store
  • Apple App Store by Listing Volume
  • Paid vs Free in the Apple App Store
  • Average Price of an App in the Apple App Store
  • Apps and Games in the Google Play Store
  • Apps in the Google Play Store
  • Games in the Google Play Store
  • Most Popular Categories in the Google Play Store
  • Google Play Store by Listing Volume
  • Paid vs Free in Google Play Store
  • Average Price of an App in Google Play Store
  • Combined Apps and Games in Apple App Store and Google Play Store
  • Combined Apps in Apple App Store and Google Play Store
  • Combined Games in Apple App Store and Google Play Store
  • Price Distribution of In-App Purchases in Apple App Store
  • Average Price of App Subscription
  • iOS and Google Play App and Game Downloads
  • iOS App and Game Downloads
  • Google Play App and Game Downloads
  • iOS and Google Play Game Downloads
  • iOS Game Downloads
  • Google Play Game Downloads
  • iOS and Google Play App Downloads
  • iOS App Downloads
  • Google Play App Downloads
  • App Downloads by Country
  • App Downloads by Country per Capita
  • Total Amount of Hours Using Apps
  • Hours Spent Using Apps by Country per Capita
  • iOS and Google Play App and Game Revenues
  • iOS App and Game Revenues
  • Google Play App and Game Revenues
  • iOS and Google Play Game Revenues
  • iOS Game Revenues
  • Google Play Game Revenues
  • iOS and Google Play App Revenues
  • iOS App Revenues
  • Google Play App Revenues
  • iOS and Google Play Subscription App Revenues
  • iOS Subscription App Revenues
  • Google Play Subscription App Revenues
  • Consumer App Spending by Country
  • Consumer App Spending by Country per Capita
  • App Revenues by Region
  • Top Grossing App and Games Globally
  • Top Grossing Apps Globally
  • Top Grossing Games Globally
  • Top Grossing Apps and Games in the United States
  • Top Grossing Apps and Games in the United Kingdom
  • Top Grossing Apps and Games in India
  • Quarterly Top Grossing Apps Globally
  • Most Downloaded Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Apps 2020
  • Most Downloaded Apps 2019
  • Most Downloaded Apps in the United States 2021
  • Most Downloaded Apps in the United States (2016 to 2020)
  • Most Downloaded Apps in the United Kingdom 2021
  • Most Popular Apps in China 2021
  • Most Downloaded Apps in India 2021
  • Most Downloaded Apps in Brazil 2021
  • Most Downloaded Publishers 2021
  • Most Downloaded Publishers (2016 to 2020)
  • Most Downloaded Games 2021
  • Most Downloaded Games 2020
  • Most Downloaded Games 2019
  • Most Downloaded Social Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Communications Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Entertainment Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Music & Audio Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Shopping Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Food & Drink Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Travel Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Education Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Dating Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Health & Fitness Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Money Transfer Apps 2021
  • Most Downloaded Crypto Apps 2021

 

 

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