A few months ago, we wrote about better shopping with food apps. And how important those apps are to our health. With that in mind, we look at where health apps are most popular. Which country is number one? Well, it’s not the United States.


Countries Where Health Apps Are Most Popular

Check out these observations from Statista. As well as the infographic that follows the comments.

As Katharina Buchholz reports for Statista:

Chinese and Indians are most likely to use health apps. In addition, they are also the most willing to pay when it comes to using your phone or smartwatch to track your health and wellness. This is according to the Statista Global Consumer Survey, which quizzed people on their health app use.

What about usage in the United States?

Americans were found to be using health apps very commonly. Nonetheless, they were also the biggest freeloaders when it comes to health apps together with Germans. Using a health app was actually less common in Europe with only 22 to 40 percent of respondents saying they were using one. Use was lowest in Japan at just 12 percent of respondents.

The most common type of app used were nutrition apps. Apps monitoring heart rate or other bodily functions and those tracking sleep were also popular. Indians were most likely to use meditation or mindfulness apps.

Where Health Apps Are Most Popular


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