Windows Store: How many apps? How many developers? What’s the ratio?

I swear – there are other people asking for information too – but the other day Jason again gave me a good question for which I had the data in hand. He asked:

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As of yesterday, Sept. 18, 2012:

  • There were 1851 apps available globally.
  • There were 1094 developers with apps live in the store.
  • The average is 1.6 apps per developer.
  • 866 of developers had one app live.
  • There are 18 developers with 10 or more applications live on the store.
  • Microsoft has 26 applications live in the store (titled as Microsoft Corporation or Microsoft Studios)
  • 3 developers have more apps live in the store than Microsoft.


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