India Mobile App Statistics 2024
Last update: 27 May 2024 CET
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India Mobile App Market Statistics 2024 for Android

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India’s app economy is maturing rapidly. While China remains the largest market in terms of usage and revenue, and American companies are perhaps the most innovative, India is now the top country in the world in terms of number of apps installed and used per month. The Indian app landscape is spearheaded by the telco giants Airtel and Jio. However, streaming companies like Novi Digital and JioSaavn, digital payment platforms like Paytm and PhonePe, eCommerce sites like Flipkart, and many more have all firmly established themselves in the global market.

In this article, we provide a number of detailed app statistics and insights from the Indian Android app market. We cover a number of topics, including how many Indian app publishers are active on Google Play StoreGoogle Play, how many apps they have released, and how Indian apps have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, meaning only app publishers with valid Indian addresses listed on Google Play have been considered.

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App Market Overview: Indian Mobile Apps on Google Play

Discover how prevalent Indian mobile Apps and App publishers are on Google Play StoreGoogle Play. For an overview of the latest stats and insights, visit the pages below!

App Ratings: Indian Mobile Apps

Indian mobile Apps average 4.04
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out of 5 stars.
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Apps Versus Games: India

91% of apps released by Indian publishers are apps and 9% are games.
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How Do Indian Mobile App Developers Monetize their Apps?

Indian mobile App publishers Coin icon monetize their apps in the following ways:

  • 2% of Apps must be purchased.
  • 33% leverage mobile advertising.
  • 7% have in-app purchases.

Globally, however, mobile App publishers Coin icon monetize their apps like so:

  • 2% of Apps must be purchased.
  • 30% leverage mobile advertising.
  • 5% have in-app purchases.
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How Many Indian Mobile Apps Are Available on Both iOS and Android?

12% of Indian mobile App publishers have released Apps on both Google PlayGoogle Play and the iTunesApple App Store.
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The Most Popular SDKs and Android App Permissions

Explore the most common SDKs and permissions used by Indian Android Apps. Uncover the top trending tools and access requirements within the industry.

Top Indian Mobile App Developers Based on Downloads

Discover the Top icon top 10 Indian mobile App publishers, based on total global downloads.
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Most Popular Mobile Apps: India

We’ve ranked the Trophy icon top Indian mobile Apps from the most popular Google PlayGoogle Play categories, including Social, News, Travel, Shopping, Lifestyle, and Business. We also looked at Trophy icon the most popular and top grossing Indian mobile Apps overall.

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