Top Apps Worldwide for December 2019 by Downloads

See the top apps worldwide for December 2019 by downloads, according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Apps Worldwide for December 2019 by Downloads

WhatsApp was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for December 2019 with close to 112 million installs, which represented a 30 percent year-over-year increase from December 2018. The countries with the most installs of the app during this period were India at 32 percent of its total downloads and Brazil at 9 percent. The full top 10 ranking of non-gaming apps worldwide by downloads for December 2019 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower's Store Intelligence platform.

TikTok was the second most installed non-gaming app worldwide last month with close to 83 million installs, which represented a 14 percent Y/Y increase from December 2018. The countries with the largest number of TikTok installs were India at 37 percent, followed by Brazil at 10 percent. Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram rounded out the top five most installed non-gaming apps worldwide for the month.

Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Apps Worldwide for November 2019 by Downloads here.

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 worldwide between December 1, 2018 and December 31, 2019. 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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Craig Chapple

Written by: Craig Chapple, Mobile Insights Strategist, EMEA

Date: January 2020