5 Shocking Stats About Apps

In this day and age, everything revolves around apps. We've even coined the phrase, "There's an app for that!" because it's true - there is literally an app for everything. There are currently more than 1,000,000 apps available, and that's in the Apple App Store alone. But what most people don't understand is that apps are actually very complicated to create, not to mention expensive and take a lot of time to make and sustain over the years. So we have been tweeting 5 shocking stats about apps and what it takes to develop them. Take a look, we bet you'll learn a thing or two about app development. And the next time you find an app you love, appreciate all that went into creating it!

#1: The average number of apps installed on a device is 21.3.
#2: The average number of apps used in a typical week is 8.3.

#3: As of April 23, 2014 there have been more than 70,000,000,000 downloads in the Apple App Store.

#4: In the time it takes to create an app, Apollo 11 could travel to the moon 40 times.

#5: Did you know that the majority of companies are spending between $25,000 and $100,000 on mobile app development?