European app users spent around $4.6 billion on the App Store and Google Play during Q3 2021 according to Sensor Tower, representing a 21% year-on-year increase over the previous year.
European spending accounted for 13.6% of global mobile app revenues in Q3 2021, exceeding $33.7 billion.
By comparison, in Q3 2020 Europe accounted for around 13% of global consumer spending in mobile apps.
The majority of spending was driven by the App Store – $2.4 billion in gross revenues, a rise of 20%. Google revenues grew 23.5% to $2.1 billion.