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Indonesia App Market Statistics in 2020

Indonesia App Market Statistics in 2020

Last update: 23 Oct 2020 CET
Indonesia App Market Statistics in 2020 for Android

Indonesia is one of the world’s fastest growing mobile app markets. This is due primarily to the growing popularity of video apps and streaming services, as well as Indonesia’s exceptionally low internet costs.

In this article, we will provide a number of detailed app statistics and insights into the Indonesia Android app market with focus on apps only. We will cover a number of topics, including: how many Indonesian app publishers exist on the Google Play Store, how many apps they have released, and how Indonesian 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 Indonesian addresses on the Android market have been considered. Furthermore, all download statistics are estimates.

How Many App Publishers Are from Indonesia?

There are more than 8,236 Indonesian publishers on Google Play out of all 904,637 app publishers. One of the biggest Indonesian publishers are Tazkan Games, LOCOS, IDBS Studio, Maleo, Tebak Gambar, Minimo, Lion Studios, Riot Games Inc, Own Games, MeluApp . Less than 1% of all app publishers on Google Play are from Indonesia. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

Percentage
Globally
Indonesian
Publishers
vs
Total
Publishers

How Many Apps Are from Indonesian App Publishers?

There are more than 44,987 apps from Indonesian publishers on Google Play out of the 2,964,870 apps. Apps with most downloads of Indonesian publishers are Tokopedia - Waktu Indonesia Belanja, MyTelkomsel – Check & Buy Packages Redeem POIN, Vidio - Watch Video TV & Live Streaming, myIM3 - Bonus Quota 100GB, BRI Mobile, Gojek - Ojek Taxi Booking Delivery and Payment, Akulaku — Shop On Installment Without Credit Card, Rupiah Cepat- Pinjaman Uang Tunai Kredit Dana Cash, SIKS-Dataku, AXISNET – Cek & Beli Kuota Promo Paket Internet . 2% of all apps on Google Play are from Indonesian publishers. Filter for apps by publisher country with our tool here.

Percentage
Globally
Indonesian Apps
vs
Total Apps

How Are Apps from Indonesian Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 44,987 apps from Indonesian publishers on Google Play is 3.51 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all apps which is 3.31. Apps from Indonesian publishers on Google Play have on average 1,185 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all apps, which is 1,175 ratings. Sort by the best rated app or by the app with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Indonesian Apps
3.51 stars
Average #Ratings of
Indonesian Apps
Average rating of
All Apps
3.31 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Apps

How Focused Are Indonesian Publishers on Apps vs. Games?

88% of released apps by Indonesian publishers are apps and 12% are games. That means the focus is more on apps than on games. Compared to the worldwide market, Indonesian publishers focus more on apps with 88% of releases compared to all publishers that focus 87% on apps. Use our full App Market Explorer to filter for the most successful mobile apps and games.

Apps88% Games12%
Apps87% Games13%

How Many Downloads Do Apps from Indonesian Publishers Get?

Apps by Indonesian publishers have an average of 58.23k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all apps which is 160.09k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

Download Statistics
Average Downloads Per Indonesian App
Average Downloads Per App

How Do Indonesian Apps Monetize?

4% of apps by Indonesian publishers are paid. That is a higher value of paid apps compared to the overall apps, where 3% are paid. 58% of apps by Indonesian publishers include ads. That is a higher value compared to the whole world, where 39% have ads. 3% of apps by Indonesian publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is less compared to 4% the overall apps use.

Paid Apps Indonesian Paid Apps4% Overall Paid Apps3%
Ads Indonesian Include Ads58% Overall Include Ads39%
In-App Billing Indonesian In-App Billing3% Overall In-App Billing4%

Do Indonesian Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

4% of apps of Indonesian 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.

Indonesian Apps
Available on Both Stores
Overall Apps
Available on Both Stores

Who Are the Top 10 Indonesian Publishers Based on Downloads?

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

1 PT. Samsung Electronics Indonesia

PT. Samsung Electronics Indonesia is on position 1 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. PT. Samsung Electronics Indonesia is a subsidiary of Samsung, a multinational electronics company based in Suwon, South Korea. In addition to developing mobile apps, they manufacture a wide range of consumer and industrial electronic equipment and products such as semiconductors, personal computers, and smartphones. PT. Samsung Electronics Indonesia has developed the apps Samsung Pay, S LIME, Samsung Gift Indonesia, Salaam, and more. They own 6 apps that have been downloaded together more than 154.97m+ times.

154.97m+
6
2 Telkomsel

Telkomsel is on position 2 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. Telkomsel is an Indonesian wireless network provider founded in 1995. Based in South Jakarta, it is a subsidiary of Telkom Indonesia and the largest wireless carrier in Indonesia. Telkomsel has developed and published MyTelkomsel – Check & Buy Packages, Redeem POIN; MyTelkomsel Lite – Check Quota & Buy Package, MAXstream- Live Sports,TV, & Movies; ROLi, and more. They own 15 apps that have been downloaded together more than 94.28m+ times.

94.28m+
15
3 PT. Aplikasi Karya Anak Bangsa

PT. Aplikasi Karya Anak Bangsa is on position 3 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. PT. Aplikasi Karya Anak Bangsa is an on-demand multi-service platform and digital payment technology group based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Gojek was first established in 2010 as a call center to connect consumers to courier delivery and two-wheeled ride-hailing services. Gojek has since transformed into a Super App, providing more than 20 services. PT. Aplikasi Karya Anak Bangsa has created the apps Gojek - Ojek Taxi Booking, Delivery and Payment and GoLife | One App for Every Service Need. They own 7 apps that have been downloaded together more than 89.5m+ times.

89.5m+
7
4 Tokopedia

Tokopedia is on position 4 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. Tokopedia is an Indonesian technology company specializing in e-commerce. Based in Jakarta, it was founded in 2009. Tokopedia has published the app Tokopedia Watch. They own 5 apps that have been downloaded together more than 77.33m+ times.

77.33m+
5
5 News in Palm (NIP)

News in Palm (NIP) is on position 5 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. News in Palm (NIP) is an Indonesian app developer and publisher. News in Palm (NIP) has created such apps as Baca - Berita, Video, Komunitas Game & Nama Keren; BACA PLUS - Baca Berita Berhadiah & Komunitas Game, and Central das Notícias- Esporte, fofocas dos famosos. They own 3 apps that have been downloaded together more than 52.19m+ times.

52.19m+
3
6 PT Bukalapak.com

PT Bukalapak.com is on position 6 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. PT Bukalapak.com is one of Indonesia's largest online marketplaces. It’s safe, trusted, and offers a 100% money-back guarantee. PT Bukalapak.com has developed and published one, two, three, four, and more. They own 2 apps that have been downloaded together more than 49.95m+ times.

49.95m+
2
7 Traveloka

Traveloka is on position 7 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. Traveloka is an Indonesian unicorn company that provides online airline ticketing and hotel booking services. It recently expanded to provide lifestyle products and services, such as attraction tickets, activities, car rental, and restaurant vouchers. Traveloka has developed the app Traveloka: Book Hotel, Flight Ticket & Activities. They own 6 apps that have been downloaded together more than 41.79m+ times.

41.79m+
6
8 BaBe

BaBe is on position 8 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. They own 3 apps that have been downloaded together more than 38.94m+ times.

38.94m+
3
9 Andi Unpam

Andi Unpam is on position 9 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. Andi Unpam is an Indonesian mobile app developer focused on creating religious-themed apps. Andi Unpam has developed the apps Al Quran Indonesia, Quran English, Al Quran Bengali (কুরআন বাঙালি), Al Quran Melayu, and more. They own 15 apps that have been downloaded together more than 38.84m+ times.

38.84m+
15
10 PT. Smartfren Telecom, Tbk.

PT. Smartfren Telecom, Tbk. is on position 10 of the biggest Indonesian app publishers. PT. Smartfren Telecom, Tbk. is an Indonesia-based wireless network operator headquartered in Central Jakarta. They are a subsidiary of the Indonesian conglomerate Sinar Mas under the company PT Sinar Mas Komunikasi Teknologi. PT. Smartfren Telecom, Tbk. has developed and published mySF Self Care, Exclusive Deals, Rewards Smartfren; MyLink, Smart VoLTE, Smartfren 4G LTE Edukasi, and more. They own 9 apps that have been downloaded together more than 37.96m+ times.

37.96m+
9

What Are the Most Used SDKs by Indonesian Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Indonesia 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

72% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 24,030 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.

72
24030
2 Google Firebase

61% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Google Firebase integrated. In total 20,553 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.

61
20553
3 Android Support Library V4

41% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 13,766 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.

41
13766
4 Android Design Support Library

30% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Android Design Support Library integrated. In total 10,052 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.

30
10052
5 Firebase Cloud Messaging

26% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Firebase Cloud Messaging integrated. In total 8,706 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.

26
8706
6 Glide

24% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Glide integrated. In total 8,195 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.

24
8195
7 Picasso

24% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Picasso integrated. In total 7,928 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!

24
7928
8 gson

23% of apps from Indonesian publishers have gson integrated. In total 7,801 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.

23
7801
9 OkHttp

22% of apps from Indonesian publishers have OkHttp integrated. In total 7,518 apps. OkHttp is an open source project designed to be an efficient HTTP client. It's also easy to use. OkHttp’s request/response API is designed with fluent builders and immutability. It supports both synchronous blocking calls and async calls with callbacks.

22
7518
10 Google Analytics

14% of apps from Indonesian publishers have Google Analytics integrated. In total 4,840 apps. Google Analytics is an analytics SDK that enables app developers to measure user interactions on their app. It is designed to give developers the tools necessary to collect, configure, and analyze data in order to reach the right audience.

14
4840

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

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Indonesia 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 Indonesian publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 48,446 apps.

100
48446
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. 99% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 44,645 apps.

99
44645
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. 66% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 29,552 apps.

66
29552
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 Indonesian publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 28,878 apps.

64
28878
5 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. 46% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 20,788 apps.

46
20788
6 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. 44% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 19,570 apps.

44
19570
7 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. 39% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 17,440 apps.

39
17440
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. 33% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 14,929 apps.

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14929
9 Fine Location Access

With android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION apps can find the precise location of the devices they are running on. In other words, apps can figure out where their users are. This is achieved using GPS or network location sources, like Wi-Fi and cell towers. However, in order for these location services to function, users must turn them on. 32% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Fine Location Access permission. Total 14,276 apps.

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14276
10 Course Location Access

App publishers can use android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION within their apps to give them the ability to generate the approximate location of the devices they are running on. This location is generated by a combination of location services, including network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. Similar to the android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION permission, these location services must be enabled by the user for the app to use them. 29% of the apps from Indonesian publishers use the Course Location Access permission. Total 12,905 apps.

29
12905

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Apps in Indonesia?

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing top chart of Indonesia. 13% of the top grossing apps in Indonesia are from Indonesian app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play news top chart of Indonesia. 53% of the top news apps in Indonesia are from Indonesian app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play travel top chart of Indonesia. 33% of the top travel apps in Indonesia are from Indonesian app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play shopping top chart of Indonesia. 40% of the top shopping apps in Indonesia are from Indonesian app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play business top chart of Indonesia. 13% of the top business apps in Indonesia are from Indonesian app publishers. See the full chart here.