Apple announced that, so far 40 billion apps were downloaded from the app store. And 20 billion apps were downloaded in 2012 alone. Apple also announced that in the month of December alone there were 2 billion downloads. They have also revealed that there are 500 million active app store accounts, for the 775,000 apps for the iPhone,iPad and the iPod touch users word wide.
Apple’s SVP for Internet Software & Services Eddy Cue said “It has been an incredible year for the iOS developer community, Developers have made over seven billion dollars on the App Store, and we continue to invest in providing them with the best ecosystem so they can create the most innovative apps in the world.”