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Amazon Appstore Statistics and Trends 2020

Amazon Appstore Statistics and Trends 2020

Last update: 19 Oct 2020 CET
Store Stats 2020

For this article, we’ve leveraged our rich database of app data and statistics to analyze the Amazon Appstore. In so doing, we have captured not only the current state of the store but the emerging trends that will define its future as well.

To demonstrate our findings, we’ve answered the following questions about the Amazon Appstore:

  • How many apps have been published?
  • How many app publishers have released apps on the Amazon Appstore?
  • What is the distribution of free apps versus paid apps?
  • What is the distribution of apps by category?
  • How many apps are released on the Amazon Appstore per day, per week, and per month?
  • What is the rating distribution of Amazon apps?
  • How much do Amazon apps cost?

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History of the Amazon Appstore

Amazon is one of the most successful tech companies in history. Primarily known for their focus on e-commerce, the tech giant has since expanded its horizons to such markets as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and digital streaming.

In 2011, following the success of companies like Google and Apple in the digital entertainment and mobile application space, Amazon launched the Amazon Appstore. Serving Android- and Fire OS-enabled devices, such as the Kindle Fire tablet and a host of BlackBerry products, the Amazon Appstore now boasts a catalog of nearly half a million mobile apps and games.

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How Many Apps Are on the Amazon Appstore?

604.11k Apps

The Amazon Appstore is one of the most popular mobile app vendors on the planet, offering 604,109 apps.

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How Many App Publishers Are on the Amazon Appstore?

129.71k Publishers

To date, 129,714 app publishers have published apps on the Amazon Appstore.

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What Is the Distribution of Free Apps Versus Paid Apps on the Amazon Appstore?

473,495 apps available on the Amazon Appstore are free to download. Conversely, 130,614 must be purchased. Of course, it should be noted that many free apps may either offer or require in-app purchases.

How Are Apps on the Amazon Appstore Distributed by Category?

Drilling down a bit deeper, apps available on the Amazon Appstore are divided into 122 categories. We’ve calculated the distribution of Amazon Appstore apps by category:

How Many Apps Are Published on the Amazon Appstore per Day?

Average Apps Published Daily 72

An average of 72 new apps are released on the Amazon Appstore per day.

How Many Apps Are Published on the Amazon Appstore per Week?

Apps Published Last Week 187

Last week, 187 new apps were published to the Amazon Appstore. Here are the upload statistics over the last three weeks:


How Many Apps Are Published on the Amazon Appstore per Month?

Apps Published Last Month 2,185

Last month, 2,185 apps were added to the Amazon Appstore. Here are the upload statistics over the last three months:


What Is the Rating Distribution of Amazon Appstore Apps?

By enabling users to rate apps available on the Amazon Appstore, consumers and app developers alike are better able to determine the popularity and quality of each app. Currently, 173,316 (29%) apps have been rated by users while 430,793 (71%) have not yet been rated. We’ve determined how these ratings are distributed:

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How Much Do Apps on the Amazon Appstore Cost?

While the vast majority of apps available on the Amazon Appstore are free to download, there are many that require a payment up front. Typically, paid Amazon Appstore apps cost We’ve taken the liberty of investigating the price distribution of paid apps costing up to USD $10.00: