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June 11, 2013

App Store Downloads Crosses 50billion, more than $10billion paid to developers


Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off today, and as usual, the keynote began with a bunch of Apple stats.
Before showing a video of the company’s latest retail store opening in Berlin, CEO Tim Cook revealed that a million people went to Apple’s retail stores per day last year. They now have 47 stores around the world in 14 countries. This particular store was opened in a hundred-year-old building.
On the digital side of things, Cook announced that people have downloaded 50 billion apps from the App Store. There are currently 900,000 apps in the store, and 93% of them, he said, are downloaded every month.
 Here are Some interesting App Store Numbers and Data that reveals " How Apple managed to change the Mobile Content Ecosystem


  • There are now 900,000 apps in the app store, with 375,000 of those  optimized for the iPad. 
  • Out of those 900,000 apps, 93% are downloaded every month. That's up from 700,000 apps announced at the September 2012 iPhone 5 event
  • Apple Crossed the 50 billion apps downloaded from the store, in May 2013
  • So far Apple has paid out $10 billion to developers, with $5 billion paid out in the last year alone.
  •  Apple claims that this makes up 74 percent of total app download revenue across all mobile