China Mobile App Market Statistics 2023 for Android
With a population approaching 1.4 billion people, China is the world’s largest and most lucrative mobile app market. Even more impressive is the fact that nearly 500 million people across the country that Napoleon Bonaparte referred to as the “Sleeping Giant” actively use third-party app stores, with the Android store being by far the most popular. While tech titans like Huawei, Xiaomi, and Alibaba lead the way, other developers, like 360 Mobile Security Limited and PinGuo Inc., have garnered world-wide popularity.
In this article, we provide a number of detailed app statistics and insights from the China Android app market. We cover a number of topics, including how many Chinese app publishers are active on Google Play, how many apps they have released, and how Chinese apps have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, meaning only app publishers with valid Chinese addresses listed on Google Play have been considered.
App Market Overview: Chinese Mobile Apps on Google Play
App Ratings: Chinese Mobile Apps
Apps Versus Games: China
How Do Chinese Mobile App Developers Monetize their Apps?
Chinese mobile App publishers monetize their apps in the following ways:
- 8% of Apps must be purchased.
- 39% leverage mobile advertising.
- 22% have in-app purchases.
Globally, however, mobile App publishers monetize their apps like so:
- 3% of Apps must be purchased.
- 34% leverage mobile advertising.
- 4% have in-app purchases.
How Many Chinese Mobile Apps Are Available on Both iOS and Android?
The Most Popular SDKs and Android App Permissions
Top Chinese Mobile App Developers Based on Downloads
Most Popular Mobile Apps: China
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