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Spain App Market Statistics in 2020

Spain App Market Statistics in 2020 for Android

Cities like Barcelona and Madrid are home to some of the world’s most successful app developers in Spain. Furthermore, while Inditex – one of Spain’s best known brands – has established itself in the eCommerce world, smaller developers like Baviux and TheMauSoft have cemented their place in the global app market.

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

How Many App Publishers Are from Spain?

There are more than 5,754 Spanish publishers on Google Play out of all 813,180 app publishers. One of the biggest Spanish publishers are AxesInMotion Racing, AppQuiz, Genera Games, Socialpoint, Bambo Studio, pescAPPs, Keplerians Horror Games, Quarzo Apps, Lab Cave Games, Codigames . Less than 1% of all app publishers on Google Play are from Spain. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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How Many Apps Are from Spanish App Publishers?

There are more than 22,872 apps from Spanish publishers on Google Play out of the 2,778,986 apps. Apps with most downloads of Spanish publishers are Agencia Tributaria, SAE. Servicio Andaluz de Empleo, Cl@ve PIN, iPasen, abalarMóbil, Peoople, Glovo: Order Anything. Food Delivery and Much More, CaixaBank, Mercadona, ATRESplayer - Series programas y películas online . 1% of all apps on Google Play are from Spanish publishers. Filter for apps by publisher country with our tool here.

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How Are Apps from Spanish Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 22,872 apps from Spanish publishers on Google Play is 3.26 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all apps which is 3.17. Apps from Spanish publishers on Google Play have on average 992 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all apps, which is 1,102 ratings. Sort by the best rated app or by the app with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Spanish Apps
3.26 stars
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Average rating of
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3.17 stars
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How Focused Are Spanish Publishers on Apps vs. Games?

79% of released apps by Spanish publishers are apps and 21% are games. That means the focus is more on apps than on games. Compared to the worldwide market, Spanish publishers focus more on games with 21% 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.

Apps79% Games21%
Apps87% Games13%

How Many Downloads Do Apps from Spanish Publishers Get?

Apps by Spanish publishers have an average of 101k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all apps which is 147.5k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

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Average Downloads Per Spanish App
Average Downloads Per App

How Do Spanish Apps Monetize?

9% of apps by Spanish publishers are paid. That is a higher value of paid apps compared to the overall apps, where 3% are paid. 32% of apps by Spanish publishers include ads. That is a lower value compared to the whole world, where 39% have ads. 8% of apps by Spanish publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 4%.

Paid Apps Spanish Paid Apps9% Overall Paid Apps3%
Ads Spanish Include Ads32% Overall Include Ads39%
In-App Billing Spanish In-App Billing8% Overall In-App Billing4%

Do Spanish Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

28% of apps of Spanish publishers are available on both Google Play and iTunes. Overall they put more effort in publishing on both stores, compared to the average publisher with 20%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

Spanish Apps
Available on Both Stores
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Who Are the Top 10 Spanish Publishers Based on Downloads?

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

1 Baviux

Baviux is on position 1 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. Baviux is a small mobile mobile app and game developer. They are located in Elche, Spain. Baviux has published Voice changer with effects, VoiceTooner - Voice changer with cartoons, Lady Pill Reminder ®, Lady Pill Widgets, and more. They own 10 apps that have been downloaded together more than 107.48m+ times.

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2 TheMauSoft

TheMauSoft is on position 2 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. TheMauSoft is a mobile app developer and publisher based in Spain. They focus on the creation of apps that monitor Wi-Fi network security using WPS protocol. TheMauSoft has produced the apps WPSApp and WPSApp Pro. They own 3 apps that have been downloaded together more than 63.2m+ times.

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3 Inditex

Inditex is on position 3 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. Inditex is a Spanish fashion retailer with eight brands, including Zara, Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe. Founded in 1963, they are now one of the world’s largest fashion brands. Inditex has developed and published Zara, Zara Home, Bershka - Fashion and trends online, PULL&BEAR, and more. They own 10 apps that have been downloaded together more than 59.64m+ times.

59.64m+
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4 CIBERDROIX

CIBERDROIX is on position 4 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. CIBERDROIX is a mobile app developer and publisher based in Spain. CIBERDROIX has produced the apps Ghosts, Microscope Realistic, Lie Detector Prank, Night Vision Simulated, and more. They own 13 apps that have been downloaded together more than 42.79m+ times.

42.79m+
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5 Magdalm

Magdalm is on position 5 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. Magdalm is a Spanish mobile app developer. Their mission is to design tools that make life easier. Magdalm has is the publisher behind WHO'S ON MY WIFI - NETWORK SCANNER, APK INSTALLER PRO, WIFI PASSWORD MASTER, UPDATE SOFTWARE - SYSTEM INFO, and more. They own 9 apps that have been downloaded together more than 41.85m+ times.

41.85m+
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6 Adevinta Spain, S.L.U.

Adevinta Spain, S.L.U. is on position 6 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. Adevinta Spain, S.L.U. is a global digital player and the biggest marketplace specialist in Europe. They believe all great marketplaces are local and theirs are designed to serve people where they live, helping local economies to grow sustainably. Adevinta Spain, S.L.U. has created such apps as Fotocasa - Rent and sale, Milanuncios: Segunda mano, motor, pisos y empleo, InfoJobs - Job Search, Coches.net - Vehículos y Coches de Segunda Mano, and more. They own 9 apps that have been downloaded together more than 37.61m+ times.

37.61m+
9
7 Talkao - Talk & Translate

Talkao - Talk & Translate is on position 7 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. Talkao - Talk & Translate is a Spanish mobile app publisher, and the developer of some of the best communication tools and translation apps. Their mission is to enable people to read, write, and speak in any language. Talkao - Talk & Translate has developed Translate voice - Translator, Camera Translator - Translate Picture Scanner PDF, English - Spanish. Translator, Multi Language Translator and translate document, and more. They own 7 apps that have been downloaded together more than 36.64m+ times.

36.64m+
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8 Iteration Mobile & Vialsoft Apps

Iteration Mobile & Vialsoft Apps is on position 8 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. Iteration Mobile & Vialsoft Apps is a Spanish mobile app developer. They have produced some of the best selling automotive and student-driver softwares. Iteration Mobile & Vialsoft Apps is responsible for the apps Radarbot Free: Speed Camera Detector & Speedometer, Test Autoescuela DGT Gratis. Autoescuela Móvil, Detector de Radares Gratis, Radarbot Pro: Speed Camera Detector & Speedometer, and more. They own 42 apps that have been downloaded together more than 36.49m+ times.

36.49m+
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9 rafalense

rafalense is on position 9 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. rafalense is a mobile app developer and publisher based in Spain. They are primarily known for their messaging apps. rafalense has published Plus Messenger, Themes for Telegram, and Themes for Plus Messenger. They own 3 apps that have been downloaded together more than 35.94m+ times.

35.94m+
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10 inglesdivino

inglesdivino is on position 10 of the biggest Spanish app publishers. inglesdivino is a Spanish mobile app developer that is primarily focused on English language learning apps. inglesdivino has developed and published English Irregular Verbs, All reminder, Blur Image, Add Music to Voice, and more. They own 34 apps that have been downloaded together more than 33.07m+ times.

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What Are the Most Used SDKs by Spanish Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Spain 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 Firebase

60% of apps from Spanish publishers have Firebase integrated. In total 10,361 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.

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2 Android Support Library V4

57% of apps from Spanish publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 9,872 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.

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9872
3 Google Ads AdMob

49% of apps from Spanish publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 8,461 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.

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4 Firebase Cloud Messaging

32% of apps from Spanish publishers have Firebase Cloud Messaging integrated. In total 5,519 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.

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5 gson

28% of apps from Spanish publishers have gson integrated. In total 4,949 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.

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6 Android Design Support Library

28% of apps from Spanish publishers have Android Design Support Library integrated. In total 4,910 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.

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7 Google Analytics

26% of apps from Spanish publishers have Google Analytics integrated. In total 4,528 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.

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8 Google Cloud Messaging

23% of apps from Spanish publishers have Google Cloud Messaging integrated. In total 3,976 apps.

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9 ZXing

20% of apps from Spanish publishers have ZXing integrated. In total 3,453 apps. ZXing – also known as “zebra crossing” – is an open-source, multi-format barcode image processing library implemented in Java, with ports to other languages. It supports 1D product, 1D industrial, and 2D barcodes.

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10 Fabric Crashlytics

19% of apps from Spanish publishers have Fabric Crashlytics integrated. In total 3,312 apps. Fabric Crashlytics is the most powerful, lightest weight crash reporting SDK on the market. App developers that leverage Fabric Crashlytics are able to spend less time finding crashes and more time fixing them.

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

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Spain 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 Spanish publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 26,826 apps.

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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 Spanish publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 24,431 apps.

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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. 74% of the apps from Spanish publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 17,010 apps.

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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 Spanish publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 16,980 apps.

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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. 57% of the apps from Spanish publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 12,993 apps.

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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. 50% of the apps from Spanish publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 11,451 apps.

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7 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. 41% of the apps from Spanish publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 9,308 apps.

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8 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 Spanish publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 9,015 apps.

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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. 39% of the apps from Spanish publishers use the Fine Location Access permission. Total 8,881 apps.

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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. 37% of the apps from Spanish publishers use the Course Location Access permission. Total 8,539 apps.

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What Are the Top 10 Highest Ranked Apps in Spain?

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

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

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

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play news top chart of Spain. 73% of the top news apps in Spain are from Spanish app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play shopping top chart of Spain. 33% of the top shopping apps in Spain are from Spanish app publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play business top chart of Spain. 20% of the top business apps in Spain are from Spanish app publishers. See the full chart here.