Android Market Sees Continued Growth

Research2guidance’s latest report, ‘Android Market Insights’, examines download patterns and the number of new applications added to the Android Market over the last few months.

US Android Users Downloaded 240 Million Apps in September 2011

The United States remains the largest market for Android in terms of user base and number of apps downloaded with US Android users generating over 50 percent of all Android app downloads; totaling nearly 3.5 billion.

The US comprised 42.3 percent of all monthly downloads in September 2011, resulting in over 240 million app downloads, whilst UK Android users downloaded 39 million apps during the same period.

October 2011: Android Market Added over 46,000 New Apps

The number of apps available on the Android Market has grown faster than ever over the last couple of months with 11,000 new apps being added to the Market every week; this compares to 7,500 during the summer months of this year.

In October 2011 alone, 46,243 apps were added to the Android Market with 21 percent of these being paid for applications, whilst on average developers charged US$3.06 per app.

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