Data Monday: Apple's Mobile Stats

by Luke Wroblewski June 7, 2010

In his opening keynote at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC), Steve Jobs shared several interesting data points about Apple's position in the mobile market.

  • Apple is selling one iPad every 3 seconds. The iPad will be available in 19 countries by July. (source)
  • There are now 8,500 iPad apps in the app store. These 8,500 apps have been downloaded over 35 million times. That's about 17 apps per iPad. (source)
  • The iPad app Elements earned more in the first day of sales than it did in the past 5 years of Google ads on their Web site. (source)
  • 22% of eBook sales are through iBooks. (source)
  • Apple gets about 15k app submissions a week. They come in up to 30 different languages. 95% of all apps submitted are approved within 7 days. (source)
  • Apples gives 70% of app revenue to developers. To date they have paid over a billion dollars to developers. (source)
  • This month Apple we will sell their 100 millionth iOS device: iPads, iPhones, iPod touch. (source)
  • Apple has 150 million credit card accounts active through iTunes. (source)