Germany Mobile App Statistics 2024
Last update: 20 Jun 2024 CET
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Germany Mobile App Market Statistics 2024 for Android

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Germany has been firmly established as one of the premier mobile app economies in Europe and the world. Berlin is the country’s epicenter for app innovation; and Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Stuttgart make high grades in the European app market generally. While tech and Internet-based companies like SoundCloud, WinRAR, and trivago generally lead the way, many brick-and-mortar retailers, like the global supermarket chain Lidl, have also leveraged the country’s flourishing tech sector to produce mobile apps that supplement their traditional offerings.

In this article, we provide a number of detailed app statistics and insights from the German Android app market. We cover a number of topics, including how many German app publishers are active on Google Play StoreGoogle Play, how many apps they have released, and how German apps have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, meaning only app publishers with valid German addresses listed on Google Play have been considered.

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App Market Overview: German Mobile Apps on Google Play

Discover how prevalent German mobile Apps and App publishers are on Google Play StoreGoogle Play. For an overview of the latest stats and insights, visit the pages below!

App Ratings: German Mobile Apps

German mobile Apps average 3.66
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out of 5 stars.
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Apps Versus Games: Germany

90% of apps released by German publishers are apps and 10% are games.
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How Do German Mobile App Developers Monetize their Apps?

German mobile App publishers Coin icon monetize their apps in the following ways:

  • 7% of Apps must be purchased.
  • 19% leverage mobile advertising.
  • 12% have in-app purchases.

Globally, however, mobile App publishers Coin icon monetize their apps like so:

  • 3% of Apps must be purchased.
  • 30% leverage mobile advertising.
  • 5% have in-app purchases.
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How Many German Mobile Apps Are Available on Both iOS and Android?

57% of German mobile App publishers have released Apps on both Google PlayGoogle Play and the iTunesApple App Store.
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The Most Popular SDKs and Android App Permissions

Explore the most common SDKs and permissions used by German Android Apps. Uncover the top trending tools and access requirements within the industry.

Top German Mobile App Developers Based on Downloads

Discover the Top icon top 10 German mobile App publishers, based on total global downloads.
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Most Popular Mobile Apps: Germany

We’ve ranked the Trophy icon top German mobile Apps from the most popular Google PlayGoogle Play categories, including Social, News, Travel, Shopping, Lifestyle, and Business. We also looked at Trophy icon the most popular and top grossing German mobile Apps overall.

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