Amazon Appstore Statistics and Trends 2024
Last update: 28 Feb 2024 CET

Amazon Appstore Statistics and Trends 2024

For this article, we leveraged our app intelligence solutions to analyze the current state of the Amazon Appstore. In particular, we looked at app and publisher data to identify a variety of emerging trends.

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

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the Amazon Appstore

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 massive catalog of mobile apps and games.

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How many apps are available on the Amazon Appstore?

the Amazon Appstore Apps

Amazon Appstore Apps

890,594

The Amazon Appstore is one of the most popular mobile app vendors on the planet, offering 890,594 apps.

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How many publishers have released apps on the Amazon Appstore?

184,423
the Amazon Appstore AppsPublishers

To date, 184,423 app publishers have published apps on the Amazon Appstore.

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What is the distribution of free versus paid on the Amazon Appstore?

the Amazon Appstore Apps
Free
732,509
82.25%
Paid
158,085
17.75%
Out of 890,594 Amazon apps.

There are 732,509 free apps on the Amazon Appstore and 158,085 that must be purchased. However, it should be noted that many free apps require subscriptions or otherwise offer in-app purchases.

What is the distribution of apps by category?

Drilling down a bit deeper, apps available on the Amazon Appstore are divided into 267 categories. We’ve calculated the distribution of Amazon apps by category:

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Amazon Appstore Categories

Total categories: See All 267 Categories

How many apps are released on the Amazon Appstore per day?

237
the Amazon Appstore AppsApps Published per Day (Avg.)

An average of 237 new apps are released on the Amazon Appstore per day.

How many apps are released on the Amazon Appstore per week?

New apps per week
2,124
the Amazon Appstore AppsApps Published Last Week

Last week, 2,124 apps were published to the Amazon Appstore. The chart to the left depicts publication statistics for the last three weeks.

How many apps are released on the Amazon Appstore per month?

New apps per month
6,782
the Amazon Appstore AppsApps Published Last Month

Last month, 6,782 apps were added to the Amazon Appstore. The chart to the left shows publication trends over the last three months.

What is the average rating of Amazon apps?

Apps rating stars

Apps with ratings

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    236,550
    26.56%

    Out of 890,594 Amazon apps.

Apps rating stars

Apps without ratings

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    654,044
    73.44%

    Out of 890,594 Amazon apps.

Currently, 236,550 Amazon apps have been rated by users, while 654,044 have not yet been rated. The chart below shows the distribution of app ratings on the Amazon Appstore.

Average Rating Distribution
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How much do Amazon Appstore apps cost?

While the vast majority of Amazon apps are free to download, many need to be purchased. Typically, paid Amazon apps cost <$1. Below, we've plotted the price distribution of paid apps for those costing up to USD $10.00:

Number of Apps per Price - For paid apps priced below USD 10.00
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