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March 17, 2015

Apple generated 627,000 jobs in US, forked $10billion f for iOS developers last year

 Apple continues to led payouts to the developer community.. as it shelled out a record 10billion USD  to iOS developers in year  2014.  Asymco reported some other impressive stats on  its App Store and iTunes

  • Apple spent $500 million on iOS apps in first week of January 2015
  •  Billings for apps increased 50% in 2014
  • Cumulative developer revenues were $25 billion (making 2014 revenues 40% of all app sales since store opened in 2008)
  • Apple create 627,000 jobs  in US last year,
  • Apples  1.4 million iOS apps catalog is sold in 155 countries

"Apple App Store Revenues by type"

The App ecosystem billings (what consumers actually pay) is shown in the red area above. 70% of those payments are transferred directly to developers and Apple reports the 30% remaining as part of its revenues

#Apple, #itunes, #App Store

Posted  by Sumit Roy on 18th March, 2015