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Egypt App Market Statistics in 2020

Egypt App Market Statistics in 2020

Last update: 06 May 2020 CET
Egypt App Market Statistics in 2020 for Android

Egypt is one of Africa’s most important and developed economies. Likewise, with a population approaching 100 million people, it boasts some of the continent’s highest rates of smartphone penetration. Along with countries like Morocco, South Africa, and Algeria, which boast similarly high rates of smartphone ownership, Egypt is poised to lead Africa in the growing mobile app industry.

In this article, we will provide a number of detailed app statistics and insights into the Egypt Android app market with focus on apps only. We will cover a number of topics, including: how many Egyptian app publishers exist on the Google Play Store, how many apps they have released, and how Egyptian apps have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, such that only major app publishers and ones with valid Egyptian addresses on the Android market have been considered. Furthermore, all download statistics are estimates.

How Many App Publishers Are from Egypt?

There are more than 1,076 Egyptian publishers on Google Play out of all 831,145 app publishers. One of the biggest Egyptian publishers are 4enc.com, Tarek Mongy, Gimzat, Abdelrahman M. Sid, GeekPit, Triple, mindpower, Sky Kite studios, AMB corporation, Hussein El Feky . Less than 1% of all app publishers on Google Play are from Egypt. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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Egyptian
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Publishers

How Many Apps Are from Egyptian App Publishers?

There are more than 5,082 apps from Egyptian publishers on Google Play out of the 2,831,735 apps. Apps with most downloads of Egyptian publishers are My WE, WATCH iT!, الآذان،مواقيت الصلاة،القرآن،القبلة،الهجري بالحوار‎, My Etisalat, Ana Vodafone, My Orange Egypt, Prayer Now | Azan Prayer Time & Muslim Azkar, Code Luck | Fi SMS, Otlob - Food Delivery, WE Pay EG . Less than 1% of all apps on Google Play are from Egyptian publishers. Filter for apps by publisher country with our tool here.

Percentage
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Egyptian Apps
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Total Apps

How Are Apps from Egyptian Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 5,082 apps from Egyptian publishers on Google Play is 3.78 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all apps which is 3.19. Apps from Egyptian publishers on Google Play have on average 1,627 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all apps, which is 1,106 ratings. Sort by the best rated app or by the app with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Egyptian Apps
3.78 stars
Average #Ratings of
Egyptian Apps
Average rating of
All Apps
3.19 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Apps

How Focused Are Egyptian Publishers on Apps vs. Games?

82% of released apps by Egyptian publishers are apps and 18% are games. That means the focus is more on apps than on games. Compared to the worldwide market, Egyptian publishers focus more on games with 18% of releases compared to all publishers that focus 13% on games. Use our full App Market Explorer to filter for the most successful mobile apps and games.

Apps82% Games18%
Apps87% Games13%

How Many Downloads Do Apps from Egyptian Publishers Get?

Apps by Egyptian publishers have an average of 113.63k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all apps which is 148.65k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

Download Statistics
Average Downloads Per Egyptian App
Average Downloads Per App

How Do Egyptian Apps Monetize?

5% of apps by Egyptian publishers are paid. That is a higher value of paid apps compared to the overall apps, where 3% are paid. 56% of apps by Egyptian publishers include ads. That is a higher value compared to the whole world, where 39% have ads. 4% of apps by Egyptian publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is less compared to 4% the overall apps use.

Paid Apps Egyptian Paid Apps5% Overall Paid Apps3%
Ads Egyptian Include Ads56% Overall Include Ads39%
In-App Billing Egyptian In-App Billing4% Overall In-App Billing4%

Do Egyptian Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

8% of apps of Egyptian publishers are available on both Google Play and iTunes. But overall they put less effort in publishing on both stores, compared to the average publisher with 22%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

Egyptian Apps
Available on Both Stores
Overall Apps
Available on Both Stores

Who Are the Top 10 Egyptian Publishers Based on Downloads?

The following are the top publishers from Egypt that accumulated most downloads.

1 Devexpert.NET

Devexpert.NET is on position 1 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. Devexpert.NET is an Egyptian mobile app developer that aims to conquer great heights and establish itself as a producer of reliable, high quality applications. Devexpert.NET has developed and published the apps Weather & Clock Widget for Android, Weather & Clock Widget for Android Ad Free, Battery Tools & Widget for Android (Battery Saver), Weather Advanced for Android, and more. They own 4 apps that have been downloaded together more than 77.68m+ times.

77.68m+
4
2 Family Locator Inc.

Family Locator Inc. is on position 2 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. Family Locator Inc. is an Egypt-based mobile app developer best known for their app Phone Tracker By Number. By leveraging GPS location to track phones, it enables users to find lost devices and locate friends and family. Family Locator Inc. has developed the app Phone Tracker By Number. They own a single app that has been downloaded more than 48.08m+ times.

48.08m+
1
3 Andronil

Andronil is on position 3 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. Andronil is a mobile app publisher based in Egypt. Their apps translate Hebrew words and phrases. Andronil has developed Shoshan-Dic, Dic Sgv, and Dic HE. They own 2 apps that have been downloaded together more than 36.28m+ times.

36.28m+
2
4 Parfield

Parfield is on position 4 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. Parfield is a full-service mobile app development company. Based in Egypt, their core solutions include full localization activities, application development for mobile phones and tablets, consultation services for system-level programming, and bidirectional language related issues. Parfield has published a number of apps, including Al-Moazin Lite (Prayer Times), Hekma, Al-Moazin (Prayer Times), MiniDict Arabic/English, and more. They own 5 apps that have been downloaded together more than 30.21m+ times.

30.21m+
5
5 KiteTech

KiteTech is on position 5 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. KiteTech is an Egyptian mobile app developer that focuses on building useful mobile apps, tools, and products. KiteTech has published Quickey Calculator - Free app, Keep My Notes - Notepad, Memo and Checklist; Hi There SMS, AntiNuisance - Call Blocker and SMS Blocker, and more. They own 5 apps that have been downloaded together more than 27.28m+ times.

27.28m+
5
6 4enc.com

4enc.com is on position 6 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. 4enc.com is an Egypt-based company that specializes in creating educational, family-friendly apps, games, and programs. 4enc.com has created a number of mobile apps, such as My room - Girls Games, العربية الابتدائية حروف ارقام الوان حيوانات كلمات, Teaching the Holy Quran 1, تعليم الحروف والكلمات العربية, and more. They own 90 apps that have been downloaded together more than 26.78m+ times.

26.78m+
90
7 RootDev

RootDev is on position 7 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. RootDev, an Egyptian mobile app development studio, was founded with a single goal in mind: Revolutionize enterprise software through services, solutions, and products. RootDev has developed and published Hisn Almuslim, الدعاء من الكتاب والسنة , تفسير القرآن للشيخ الشعراوي ,دايرة الحظ, and more. They own 21 apps that have been downloaded together more than 22.96m+ times.

22.96m+
21
8 KareemTKB

KareemTKB is on position 8 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. KareemTKB was established to encourage entrepreneurship and teach people how to make money online. KareemTKB has developed the apps Al Sudais Full Quran Offline, Maher al Muaiqly Quran Read and Audio Offline, Sheikh Sudais Quran Read and Listen Offline, ياسر الدوسري بدون انترنت قران كامل, and more. They own 339 apps that have been downloaded together more than 19.22m+ times.

19.22m+
339
9 Vodafone Egypt͏

Vodafone Egypt͏ is on position 9 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. Vodafone is a British multinational telecommunications conglomerate with headquarters in London and Newbury, Berkshire. They own and operate mobile networks in 25 countries, and have partnered with other networks to provide coverage in 47 additional countries. Vodafone Egypt͏ has developed Ana Vodafone, Vodafone TV EG, Vodafone Business, Kotobi, and more. They own 8 apps that have been downloaded together more than 14.51m+ times.

14.51m+
8
10 AI-Team

AI-Team is on position 10 of the biggest Egyptian app publishers. AI-Team is an Egyptian developer that has built a number of creative mobile apps. AI-Team has developed a number of apps, including: Name On Necklace - Name Art, Name On Pics - Name Art, Designer Pro - Write On Picture, Men Hair Style - Photo Editor, and more. They own 20 apps that have been downloaded together more than 14.41m+ times.

14.41m+
20

What Are the Most Used SDKs by Egyptian Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Egypt app publishers. To find out which apps integrate the following SDK use our App Market Explorer. We have also aggregated the worldwide Top Ad Network SDKs and other categories.

1 Google Ads AdMob

64% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 2,946 apps. Google Ads AdMob is a mobile advertising platform that enables users to monetize their mobile applications via in-app advertising. AdMob is based on the Google Mobile Ads SDK and serves over 200 billion ad requests a month, with over 1 million advertisers and 1 million apps currently running on the AdMob mobile ad network.

64
2946
2 Firebase

58% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Firebase integrated. In total 2,701 apps. Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform SDK that gives app builders the ability to develop their apps faster, without worrying about infrastructure. It includes functionalities like analytics, databases, messaging and crash reporting so developers can move quickly and focus on their users.

58
2701
3 Android Support Library V4

47% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 2,169 apps. Android Support Library V4, developed by Google’s Android team, is a platform that helps app developers manage the release of new API versions. Rather than developing code to handle the provisioning of new features on earlier releases, developers can leverage Android Support Library V4 to provide that compatibility layer.

47
2169
4 Android Design Support Library

42% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Android Design Support Library integrated. In total 1,926 apps. Android Design Support Library, developed by Google’s Android team, provides app developers with an API to support adding material design components and patterns to their apps. The Design Support library helps app developers address various material design components and patterns, such as navigation drawers, floating action buttons, snackbars, and tabs.

42
1926
5 Picasso

31% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Picasso integrated. In total 1,419 apps. Picasso is an image downloading and caching library for Android. Picasso understands that images add context and visual flair to Android applications. As such, they enable hassle-free image loading – often in one line of code!

31
1419
6 Firebase Cloud Messaging

30% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Firebase Cloud Messaging integrated. In total 1,397 apps. Firebase Cloud Messaging is a cross-platform messaging solution developed by Google that lets app developers reliably deliver messages at no cost. With Firebase Cloud Messaging, app developers can notify a client app that new email or other data is available to sync, and drive user re-engagement and retention with notification messages.

30
1397
7 Glide

29% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Glide integrated. In total 1,350 apps. Glide is an open source media management and image loading framework for Android that supports fetching, decoding, and displaying video stills, images, and animated GIFs. Glide includes a flexible API that developers can plug in to almost any network stack.

29
1350
8 gson

26% of apps from Egyptian publishers have gson integrated. In total 1,213 apps. Gson is a Google-developed Java library that app developers can leverage to convert Java Objects into their JSON representation, and vice versa. It works with arbitrary Java objects, including pre-existing objects of which developers do not have the source-code.

26
1213
9 Facebook

15% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 703 apps. Facebook offers an SDK that helps app developers build engaging social apps and get more installs. The SDK enables everything from powerful analytics, to Facebook’s secure login feature, to Facebook ads.

15
703
10 Google Cloud Messaging

14% of apps from Egyptian publishers have Google Cloud Messaging integrated. In total 655 apps.

14
655

What Are the Most Used Android App Permissions by Egyptian Publishers?

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Egypt app publishers. Use our App Market Explorer to filter the Google Play Store by apps with specific permissions.

1 Internet Access

android.permission.INTERNET makes it possible for app publishers to create network sockets and use custom network protocols within their apps. This permission is not required for internet connection however, as the mobile browser provides all apps with the ability to send data to the internet. 100% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 5,868 apps.

100
5868
2 Network Information Access

The android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE permission can be leveraged by app developers to enable their apps to view information about network connections. This information includes such things as which networks exist and which already have connections. 100% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 5,439 apps.

100
5439
3 Phone Sleep Mode Preventation

android.permission.WAKE_LOCK gives apps the ability to prevent the phone they are running on from going into sleep mode. This is good for apps, like YouTube, that get extended periods of engagement that do not necessarily require the user to touch the screen or otherwise interact physically with the device. 72% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 3,661 apps.

72
3661
4 Write External Storage

android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE makes it possible for app developers to enable their apps to modify or delete the contents of users’ SD cards. 64% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 3,260 apps.

64
3260
5 Push Notification

com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE can be used within apps to allow them to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app’s service. It should be noted however, that using this service will incur data usage, and malicious apps could cause excess data usage. 48% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 2,418 apps.

48
2418
6 Wifi Information Access

App publishers can leverage android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE to enable their app to view information about Wi-Fi networking. This includes whether Wi-Fi is enabled and the names of the connected Wi-Fi devices. 41% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 2,079 apps.

41
2079
7 Read External Storage

The android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE permission allows app developers to enable their apps to read the contents of user SD cards. 40% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 2,042 apps.

40
2042
8 Install Referrer

Apps often advertise other apps. By leveraging com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE apps can make sure that installs of other apps launched via their ads are properly attributed. 31% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 1,576 apps.

31
1576
9 Start At Boot Time

android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED gives apps the ability to start themselves as soon as the system it is running on has finished booting. It should be noted, however, that this can often slow down the phone start time. In addition, it can slow down the device generally by enabling the app to run constantly. 29% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Start At Boot Time permission. Total 1,453 apps.

29
1453
10 Vibration

android.permission.VIBRATE makes it possible for app builders to give their apps control over the vibrating function of the devices they are running on. 28% of the apps from Egyptian publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 1,433 apps.

28
1433

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Apps in Egypt?

The following shows the official Google Play apps top chart of Egypt. 7% of the top apps in Egypt are from Egyptian app publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 10 Apps in Egypt's Grossing Top Chart?

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing top chart of Egypt. 7% of the top grossing apps in Egypt are from Egyptian app publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Social Apps in Egypt?

The following shows the official Google Play social top chart of Egypt. There are no apps from Egyptian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked News Apps in Egypt?

The following shows the official Google Play news top chart of Egypt. 13% of the top news apps in Egypt are from Egyptian app publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Travel Apps in Egypt?

The following shows the official Google Play travel top chart of Egypt. 7% of the top travel apps in Egypt are from Egyptian app publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Shopping Apps in Egypt?

The following shows the official Google Play shopping top chart of Egypt. 7% of the top shopping apps in Egypt are from Egyptian app publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Lifestyle Apps in Egypt?

The following shows the official Google Play lifestyle top chart of Egypt. 20% of the top lifestyle apps in Egypt are from Egyptian app publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Business Apps in Egypt?

The following shows the official Google Play business top chart of Egypt. 7% of the top business apps in Egypt are from Egyptian app publishers. See the full chart here.