APP ANNIE - Mar 23 - According to the latest AppAnnie report, users downloaded 60% more apps in 2017 than in 2015. The top five countries by downloads are China, India, USA, Brazil and Russia. In the US, on average, users downloaded 3 apps per month, with ~70% of users downloading at least one app per month. Total consumer spend through app stores has more than doubled over the past two years to over $86B. In most markets analyzed, the average smartphone user has 80 apps on their phone and uses close to 40 of them each month. Consumers spend ~3h in apps each day on average. Globally, people use at least 1 of the top 5 social apps each month. Full report here.