The number of monthly active users of WeChat Mini Programs has exceeded 863 million (as of December 2020) according to data from QuestMobile. On average, each WeChat user uses 5.6 mini programs in December 2020, up from 5.1 a year ago. The average time spent per user on WeChat Mini Programs increased by over 27% […]
China Top Mobile Apps: Stats, Trends, Insights
Statistics: China Apps list
Mini Programs (MP) are light applications designed to run on top of a specific mobile app. Top technology companies in China have designed and run their own mini-program framework; and, the most popular ones include WeChat platform, Alibaba (Alipay platform; Taobao platform), Baidu Smart Program, and QuickApp. Lifestyle service is the most popular category on […]
Tencent has the highest reach of 96.3% of China mobile internet users in 2020. Alibaba and Baidu reach 95% and 91% mobile internet users respectively while ByteDance follows closely with over 67% reach.
The top mobile apps in China by MAU are led by WeChat, Taobao, Alipay, QQ, Gaode Maps, Baidu, Pinduoduo, Douyin (TikTok), and Sogou Input. WeChat Mini Programs plays a critical role in some mobile platforms’ user growth This briefing covers finance, news, lifestyle, real estate, travel, office, education, social networking, and medical health These are […]
The top mobile app categories by total users are messaging (978M), payment (853M), and shopping (781M) The number of mobile apps available in the Chinese market dropped to 3.45 million in 2020 Top 1 mobile apps in Messaging, Payment, and E-commerce are in dominant positions reaching 91.1%, 94.7%, and 79.4% users in the respective categories. […]
The number of online education users in China skyrocketed in 2020 and reached 341.7 million as of December 31, 2020, accounting for 34.6% of internet users. Mobile online education users rose sharply and exceeded 340.7 million in 2020. China’s online education is estimated to be a 400.38 billion yuan (US$58.51 billion) market in 2020, with […]
Kuaishou started to lead the short video market by reaching over 200 million MAU in November 2017. Tik Top, part of Toutiao, saw astonishing growth in MAU from September 2017. In February 2018, Kuaishou continued to dominate this market with DAU of exceeding 100 million, followed by Tik Tok.
Google Chrome browser still takes the first place in Chinese browser market in August 2020, accounting for 58.22% of the market share, down 0.3% from July.
The monthly active mobile users of China’s blue-collar population has more than doubled from July 2016 to July 2020, from 15.48 million to 33.79 million, with an average annual growth of 21.5%. In the first and second-tier cities, the blue-collar is very active. However, the third and lower-tier cities also have great growth potential. The […]
China’s grocery B2C e-commerce transactions totaled 544.94 billion yuan in 2019 and are estimated to exceed 1.38 trillion yuan by 2022. 74.8% of the market is dominated by mainstream e-commerce platforms such as Taobao, JD, Pinduoduo while the grocery vertical e-commerce platforms have a 25.2% market share. Grocery e-commerce’s penetration among China’s internet users has […]
China has the largest group of Generation Z (Gen Z) in the world with a population of 149 million. Gen Z is between 15 and 23-year-old and will account for 40% of consumption power in 2020. Their average time spend on mobile internet is 4.7 hours per day. And, they like Zhihu, Tantan, Xiaohongshu more […]
Bytedance’s TikTok is the most popular mobile app in the first half of 2020 in the global markets outside China with close to 600 million downloads with an increase of 88.7% YoY. Half of the Top 20 are owned by three Chinese companies: Bytedance, Joyy, and Kuaishou (Kwai). Xiaomi’s app made it to Top 10. […]
Mogujie is a very popular mobile shopping app among women in China with 2.43 million active users in March 2020 while Jumei app has 1.16 million MAU.
Alibaba launched a “Lite” version of its DingTalk, an enterprise communication and collaboration platform in early April 2020. And, ByteDance also launched a light version of its enterprise messaging app Feishu. Launching a “Lite” version of a mobile app is a common tactic in the Chinese companies’ competitions, which is a lightweight version of the […]
The Daily Active Users (DAU) of mini programs in China has already surpassed 450 million, according to Aladdin’s report released in March 2020, a 3rd party mini program data platform. The number of available mini programs on the market reached 3.9 million, 600,000 more compared to 2 months earlier. As a comparison, Apple Store has only […]