This is a view of Google Play, Android phones and AppBrain usage which we
compile from the data we gather from Google Play, and from aggregated
usage numbers of our own Android app and site.
These statistics are updated on a daily basis.
Current number of Android apps in the market:
Percentage of low quality apps: 16%
Development over time
This graph shows the number of available applications on Google Play. Last update: September 2, 2014.
The AppBrain low quality app detection filter detects automatically which apps are unlikely
to be useful ("low quality apps"). Google seems to remove apps from the market roughly once a quarter, in which case
the total number of available Android apps goes down. The removed apps are almost always classified
by our system as low quality apps.
Android apps on Google Play
The following graph shows the number of new regular and low-quality apps that were added per month.