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App Store earns $72.3 billion in 2020, almost double Google Play revenues

January 5, 2021

New figures for mobile app revenue claim that Apple’s App Store took in $72.3 billion during 2020, a rise of almost a third from the previous year.

Research firm Sensor Tower has backed up its previous claims about App Store spending during the pandemic, with a new report covering the whole of 2020. It says that globally, Apple saw $72.3 billion, and Google Play earned $38.6 billion.

“The App Store generated 87.3 percent more in consumer spending than the Play store,” says the report, “and both platforms experienced roughly the same [year on year] growth.”

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