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Myanmar App Market Statistics in 2020

Myanmar App Market Statistics in 2020

Last update: 21 Sep 2020 CET
Myanmar App Market Statistics in 2020 for Android

Myanmar is fast becoming one of the most promising mobile application markets in South East Asia. Moreover, with an impressive smartphone penetration rate of 80% and a population of well over 50 million people, mobile gaming is taking the country by storm.

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

How Many App Publishers Are from Myanmar?

There are more than 226 Myanmar publishers on Google Play out of all 908,945 app publishers. One of the biggest Myanmar publishers are SQUAR PTE LTD, MyPLAY, Min Thura Zaw, Golden Games QJ, Education Club, Putet King, MYMY INTERACTIVE LTD, Innwa Shan Koe Mee, Studio_Puppeteer, Bagan Innovation Technology . Less than 1% of all app publishers on Google Play are from Myanmar. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

Percentage
Globally
Myanmar
Publishers
vs
Total
Publishers

How Many Apps Are from Myanmar App Publishers?

There are more than 1,003 apps from Myanmar publishers on Google Play out of the 2,966,713 apps. Apps with most downloads of Myanmar publishers are MyID – Your Digital Hub, My Ooredoo Myanmar, Mahar, WavePay - Myanmar Money Transfer & Online Payments, MytelPay, MPT 4 U, MyTelenor, Bagan - Myanmar Keyboard, Myanmar 2D 3D, FEFA TV . Less than 1% of all apps on Google Play are from Myanmar publishers. Filter for apps by publisher country with our tool here.

Percentage
Globally
Myanmar Apps
vs
Total Apps

How Are Apps from Myanmar Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 1,003 apps from Myanmar publishers on Google Play is 4.08 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all apps which is 3.29. Apps from Myanmar publishers on Google Play have on average 654 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all apps, which is 1,151 ratings. Sort by the best rated app or by the app with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Myanmar Apps
4.08 stars
Average #Ratings of
Myanmar Apps
Average rating of
All Apps
3.29 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Apps

How Focused Are Myanmar Publishers on Apps vs. Games?

96% of released apps by Myanmar publishers are apps and 4% are games. That means the focus is more on apps than on games. Compared to the worldwide market, Myanmar publishers focus more on apps with 96% 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.

Apps96% Games4%
Apps87% Games13%

How Many Downloads Do Apps from Myanmar Publishers Get?

Apps by Myanmar publishers have an average of 71.8k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all apps which is 156.41k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

Download Statistics
Average Downloads Per Myanmar App
Average Downloads Per App

How Do Myanmar Apps Monetize?

1% of apps by Myanmar publishers are paid. That is a lower value of paid apps compared to the overall apps, where 3% are paid. 53% of apps by Myanmar publishers include ads. That is a higher value compared to the whole world, where 39% have ads. 2% of apps by Myanmar publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is less compared to 4% the overall apps use.

Paid Apps Myanmar Paid Apps1% Overall Paid Apps3%
Ads Myanmar Include Ads53% Overall Include Ads39%
In-App Billing Myanmar In-App Billing2% Overall In-App Billing4%

Do Myanmar Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

14% of apps of Myanmar 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.

Myanmar Apps
Available on Both Stores
Overall Apps
Available on Both Stores

Who Are the Top 10 Myanmar Publishers Based on Downloads?

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

1 Bagan Innovation Technology

Bagan Innovation Technology is on position 1 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. Bagan Innovation Technology builds consumer mobile apps and content platforms. Based in Yangon, Myanmar, they specialize in Burmese language processing. Bagan Innovation Technology has developed and published the apps Bagan - Myanmar Keyboard, Wun Zinn - Myanmar Book, ေရႊနားဆင္ အသံသြင္းစာအုပ္ - Shwe Nar Sin Audio Book, မင္းသိခၤ ေဗဒင္ - Min Thein Kha Baydin, and more. They own 14 apps that have been downloaded together more than 16.49m+ times.

16.49m+
14
2 Telenor Myanmar Limited

Telenor Myanmar Limited is on position 2 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. Telenor Myanmar Limited is a subsidiary of Telenor Group, a Norwegian telecommunications company that connects over 173 million customers to what matters most. Connecting the world has been Telenor’s domain for more than 160 years. They currently operate across Scandinavia and Asia. Telenor Myanmar Limited has published such apps as MyTelenor, MyTune - Telenor Myanmar, and Telenor Myanmar Eagle App. They own 3 apps that have been downloaded together more than 7.41m+ times.

7.41m+
3
3 Ooredoo Myanmar

Ooredoo Myanmar is on position 3 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. Ooredoo Myanmar is a leading international telecommunications company providing affordable and easy-to-use mobile communications services. They are committed to enriching people’s lives and encouraging human growth by bringing the benefits of mobile technology to citizens of Myanmar. Founded in 2013, they’re based in Yangon, Myanmar. Ooredoo Myanmar has created My Ooredoo Myanmar, M-Pitesan, Mizzima TV, and Ooredoo Sales force. They own 4 apps that have been downloaded together more than 4.81m+ times.

4.81m+
4
4 ABC Content Solutions

ABC Content Solutions is on position 4 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. ABC Content Solutions is a subsidiary of Mahar Mobile. Their app serves one of the largest movie libraries on the market. They are based in Yangon, Myanmar. ABC Content Solutions has developed and published Mahar, Mahar TV, and Mahar TV. They own 3 apps that have been downloaded together more than 4.09m+ times.

4.09m+
3
5 Telecom International Myanmar Limited

Telecom International Myanmar Limited is on position 5 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. Telecom International Myanmar is the leading mobile network in Myanmar serving the latest in 4G technology nationwide. They are headquartered in Yangon, Myanmar. Telecom International Myanmar has built such apps as MyID – Your Digital Hub, MytelPay, Mytel mBCCS, Mytel Pay Agent, and more. They own 15 apps that have been downloaded together more than 3.87m+ times.

3.87m+
15
6 Myanma Posts and Telecommunications

Myanma Posts and Telecommunications is on position 6 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. Myanma Posts and Telecommunications is the leading telecommunications company in Myanmar, providing both fixed and mobile telecommunication services to the people and enterprises of Myanmar. Founded in 1884, they’re based in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanma Posts and Telecommunications has developed the apps MPT 4 U, MPT Ballone, MPT Lo Ta Ya-သတင္း၊ ဂိမ္း၊ ေဗဒင္မ်ားကို ေဒတာအခမဲ့, MPT MNL - Myanmar National League Official App, and MPT Books - Read Novels,Comics,Journals,Magazines. They own 5 apps that have been downloaded together more than 3.85m+ times.

3.85m+
5
7 TTA dev

TTA dev is on position 7 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. TTA dev is a Myanmar-based mobile app developer and publisher. TTA dev is the developer behind such apps as TTA MI Finddevice Mi Cloud Lock Check, ေဖ့ဘုတ္ စြယ္စံု နည္းလမ္းမ်ာ, TTA SAM Myanmar Font 8, TTA Unicode Changer, and more. They own 19 apps that have been downloaded together more than 2.97m+ times.

2.97m+
19
8 Wave Money

Wave Money is on position 8 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. Wave Money is a joint venture between the Norwegian multinational telecommunications company, Telenor, and one of Myanmar's largest commercial banks, Yoma Bank. They provide safe, accessible, and convenient mobile financial services via a nationwide agent network. Wave Money has developed and published WavePay - Myanmar Money Transfer & Online Payments and Shwe Toe. They own 2 apps that have been downloaded together more than 2.57m+ times.

2.57m+
2
9 Myanmar Keyboard Developer

Myanmar Keyboard Developer is on position 9 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. They own a single app that has been downloaded more than 2.05m+ times.

2.05m+
1
10 FelixMm

FelixMm is on position 10 of the biggest Myanmar app publishers. FelixMm is a mobile app developer and publisher based in Myanmar. They build bespoke Web and Mobile Applications ranging from personal to enterprise use. FelixMm has published MmYearX (MmCalendar), Tai Calendar, YGN Buses (Offline), SG Buses Map (wake up alarm), and more. They own 10 apps that have been downloaded together more than 1.71m+ times.

1.71m+
10

What Are the Most Used SDKs by Myanmar Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Myanmar 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

56% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 536 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.

56
536
2 Google Firebase

54% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Google Firebase integrated. In total 522 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.

54
522
3 OkHttp

42% of apps from Myanmar publishers have OkHttp integrated. In total 406 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.

42
406
4 Firebase Cloud Messaging

35% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Firebase Cloud Messaging integrated. In total 333 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.

35
333
5 Picasso

34% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Picasso integrated. In total 327 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!

34
327
6 Android Design Support Library

34% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Android Design Support Library integrated. In total 325 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.

34
325
7 Google Analytics

33% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Google Analytics integrated. In total 319 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.

33
319
8 Glide

30% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Glide integrated. In total 292 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.

30
292
9 gson

29% of apps from Myanmar publishers have gson integrated. In total 283 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.

29
283
10 Android Support Library V4

29% of apps from Myanmar publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 277 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.

29
277

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

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Myanmar 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. 99% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 996 apps.

99
996
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. 94% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 938 apps.

94
938
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. 76% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 765 apps.

76
765
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. 74% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 741 apps.

74
741
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. 46% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 466 apps.

46
466
6 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 Myanmar publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 461 apps.

46
461
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. 45% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 447 apps.

45
447
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. 34% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 345 apps.

34
345
9 android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE

30% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE permission. Total 296 apps.

30
296
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. 24% of the apps from Myanmar publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 242 apps.

24
242

What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Apps in Myanmar?

The following shows the official Google Play apps top chart of Myanmar. 27% of the top apps in Myanmar are from Myanmar app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play news top chart of Myanmar. 27% of the top news apps in Myanmar are from Myanmar app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play business top chart of Myanmar. 27% of the top business apps in Myanmar are from Myanmar app publishers. See the full chart here.