Hyderabad: In what can be called as a predictable piece of data, India has managed to top the list of countries with the most number of downloads of the mobile application TikTok. The Chinese video-sharing application was formerly known as Musical.ly.
Sensor Tower, a top data and insights provider for mobile marketers and app developers, revealed the unsurprising piece of information. According to its data, India stands first amongst many countries for the number of monthly download of the application.
The data from January 2017 to September 2019 shows India with 0.137 million downloads back in January 2017 and 26.471 million downloads until September 2019. This stat also includes Musical.ly downloads along with TikTok. Between the two years featured in the statistics, India reached a record high of 32.253 million in January 2019.
Among the top five countries by total downloads, India tops the chart with the United States of America in the second, Indonesia in third, Vietnam coming fourth and Turkey placed fifth on the list. Placed second on the list, the United States had 1.882 million downloads as of January 2017, which drastically increased to 4.560 million by September 2019.
Placed next to the United States is Indonesia, which had around 0.355 million downloads back in January 2017, which became 3.196 million as of September 2019. Next on the list is Vietnam with 0.028 million downloads back in January 2017, whereas, by September 2019, it had 2.026 million downloads. Placed fifth on the list, Turkey had around 0.099 million downloads back in July 2017, which has now gone up to 1.433 million until September 2019.
While comparing the number of downloads of other applications to TikTok in India, Sensor Tower reveals that WhatsApp messenger topped the chart with over 99 million downloads as of today, in a country of 1.3 billion people.