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STORE INTELLIGENCE · JULIA CHAN · MARCH 2019

Top Apps in South Korea for 2018 by Downloads

See the top apps in South Korea for 2018 by downloads, according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Apps in South Korea for 2018 by Downloads

PUBG Mobile was the most downloaded mobile app in South Korea for 2018 with more than eight million installs and gross revenue in excess of $15 million. The full ranking of top apps in South Korea by downloads for 2018 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

TikTok was the second most installed app in South Korea last year with more than eight million installs, representing 12x growth from 2017. It was followed by KakaoTalk, Naver, and Instagram.

Store Intelligence users can see app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our estimates include downloads for the App Store and Google Play in South Korea between Jan. 1, 2018 and Dec. 31, 2018. Apple apps and Google pre-installed apps are excluded. We report unique installs only. Android estimates do not include third-party stores. Figures represent aggregate installs of all app versions, ex: Facebook and Facebook Lite.


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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: March 2019

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