India records second-highest number of app downloads in 2021; Google Pay most downloaded app: Report

App Annie, a leading global provider of mobile data and analytics in their report on the State of Mobile in 2022, covered 12 industries and 30 markets to present several trends on how the world continues to move toward mobile

India records second-highest number of app downloads in 2021; Google Pay most downloaded app: Report
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India ranked second for the most apps downloaded in 2021 among 20 mobile markets studied by App Annie in their State of Mobile 2022 Report published on Wednesday. China took first place with over 94 billion downloads compared to India’s 26 billion, while the US stood third with 13 billion downloads.

“Emerging markets dominate for downloads growth with India seeing standout downloads,” the report said. It found that the most downloaded app by Indians was Google Pay, a digital payments app, while globally the most downloaded app was TikTok.