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STORE INTELLIGENCE · JULIA CHAN · JUNE 2019

Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for May 2019

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

Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for May 2019

Tinder was the top grossing non-game app worldwide for May 2019 with more than $81.5 million in user spending, which represented 23 percent year-over-year growth from May 2018. The country with the largest portion user spending in Tinder for the quarter was the United States at 47 percent, followed by Great Britain at 5.4 percent of the total. The top 10 grossing apps worldwide for May 2019 are above. App revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

The second highest grossing app worldwide during May was Netflix with more than $63 million in user spending. The United States was the app’s top country in terms of this spending at 49 percent of the total revenue, followed by Great Britain at 5 percent. The next top grossing app was YouTube, followed by Tencent Video and iQIYI. Four of the top five apps were from streaming video platforms.

Store Intelligence users can see app revenue estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our revenue estimates are from the App Store and Google Play worldwide between May 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019 and represent gross user spending. Apple apps and Google pre-installed apps are excluded. Android estimates do not include third-party stores.


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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: June 2019

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