Apple has published a study to show how well the economy of iPhone applications works in the current format.
According to this study by Analysis Group, the iOS application ecosystem currently supports over 2.2 million jobs in the United States alone. Thus, the income of small developers has increased by 118% in the last two years.
As a reference, the USA is in second place in the ranking of countries where the incomes of small developers have increased the most. The US was overtaken by France, where these revenues have increased by 122% in the last two years.
Then, France and the USA are followed in such a ranking by South Korea, Australia, China, Great Britain, Japan and Germany. In this context, the value of transactions made by applications in the App Store increased last year by 24%. It reached 643 billion.
According to the same study, most developers are from Europe, 24%: 23% of developers are from China and 14% from the US.