Pixalate's 2019 Mobile Advertising Supply Chain Safety Report reveals that over 880,000 apps were delisted from the Google Play Store between Q1-Q3 2019.
Over 880k Google Play Store apps delisted from Q1-Q3 2019
On average, about 9% of the Play Store's app ecosystem churned per quarter as a result of the nearly 881k delistings.
Here's how many apps were delisted from the Google Play Store each quarter:
- Q1 2019 saw 357,865 apps delisted
- Q2 2019 saw 300,038 apps delisted
- Q3 2019 saw 222,994 apps delisted
Top 100 apps delisted from the Google Play Store
We have published a list of the top 100 apps delisted from the Google Play Store, based on global downloads before the apps were delisted.
2019 Mobile Advertising Supply Chain Safety Report
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"Delisted apps" include apps delisted on or after January 1, 2019 and not on the Google Play Store as of September 30, 2019. Delisted apps cannot reflect the initiator of the delisting action, i.e. Google or the app developer.