According to a survey edited by the analysis society App Annie, the application market could reach 6.350 billion of dollars on 2021, becoming the third world wide economy.
On 2008 that market did not even exist. On 2016 had reached 1.300 billion of worth, and the same year, the internet access with smartphone and tablet overcome the internet connection by PCs.
Other statistics suggest that the number of application users will touch 6.3 billion, boosted by new Asian users.
As a matter of fact, the best prospects are related to China where the business could outdo the USA market achieving 2.5 billion of worth.
In line with these data, Statista.com has estimated an amount of 6.5 million of App in 2017, bringing together:
- Google Play (43%)
- App Store (34%)
- Windows Store (10%)
- Amazon Appstore (9%)
- Blackberry World (4%).
China confirm the positive outlook with an overall business of 35 million dollars marking +270% compared to 2015.
The second and the third major markets are USA and Japan.
This perspective is confirmed by Chinese’s bias of using smartphones for various daily activities such as money transfer.