India overtook the US to take the second spot for the number of app downloads in 2017, as per the App Annie 2017 Retrospective report. The report also said a user in India has nearly 80 apps and accesses over 40 of them per month. Globally, the app download exceeded 175 billion, while consumer spending exceeded $86 billion.
China meanwhile surpassed all other app markets in the world on every count. In Q4 2017, Chinese app users spent well over 200 Bn hours in apps across iOS, Google Play and third-party Android. In addition,$1 out of every $4 dollar clocked from the app stores, in; app ads and mobile commerce are generated by the Chinese market.