115 Incredible Pokemon Go Statistics and Facts (2019) | By the Numbers

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock the past few years, you’ve likely heard of Pokemon Go. The augmented reality game from Nintendo based on the uber popular Pokemon franchise has been a hit right from launch with some crazy user stats. Pokemon players around the globe are walking around staring at their phones in search of a Pikachu to add to their Pokedex.

Pokemon Go Statistics and FactsPokemon Go was launched in July 2016, and saw some of the most amazing growth and engagement of any video game in history. Its peak has now passed, but is still amassing some amazing numbers.

Here are the most interesting Pokemon Go statistics I was able to dig up so far, with much more to come soon. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Pokemon Go Facts

What is Pokemon Go?

Now’s your chance to discover and capture the Pokémon all around you—so put your shoes on, step outside, and explore the world with Pokémon GO. You’ll join one of three teams and battle for the prestige and ownership of Gyms with your Pokémon at your side. (source)

Here is a complete list of Pokemon in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go Statistics

How many people play Pokemon Go globally:

5 million daily active users

Last updated 4/4/17

Number of Pokemon Go monthly active users:

147 million

Last updated May 2018

Estimated number of Pokemon Go downloads to date:

550 million times

Last updated 3/6/19

Total revenue for Pokemon Go:

$2.5 billion

Last updated 4/3/19

Average amount of Pokemon Go revenue per day since release:

$4 million

Last updated 4/3/19

Percentage of Pokemon Go revenue that has come from the US:


Last updated 4/3/19

Percentage of Pokemon Go revenue that has come from Japan:


Last updated 4/3/19

Number of friend connections that have been made on Pokemon Go:

113 million

Last updated 9/11/18

Percentage of Android devices in the US that have Pokemon Go installed on them:


Last updated 7/13/16

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Percentage of US Android owners that use Pokemon Go daily:


Last updated 7/13/16

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Amount of time Pokemon Go users spend in the app daily:

26 minutes

Last updated 8/2/16

Estimated amount Pokemon Go revenue in 2016:

$950 million

Estimated amount Pokemon Go made in its first day:

between $3.9 million-$4.9 million

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Estimated amount of revenue Pokemon Go generates daily:

$2 million daily

Last updated 11/1/16

What are the Rarest Pokemon to find in Pokemon Go:

Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Ditto, Mew and Mewtwo

Last updated 7/18/16

Percentage of Pokemon Go players that are between the ages of 18-34:


Last updated 7/26/16

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What is the Largest Pokemon Go demographic:

Men, 21-27

Last updated 7/26/16

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Pokemon Go had more first week downloads from the Apple App Store than any other app in history.

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Number of days it took Pokemon Go to cross 50 million worldwide downloads:


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Increase in steps that Pokemon Go players take now versus before they started playing it:

26% more steps

Last updated 10/12/16

Number of steps Pokemon Go players have taken playing it:

144 billion steps

Last updated 10/12/16

Pokemon Go was the fastest mobile game to earn $600 million in revenue (90 days).

Pokemon Go accounted for 45% of all time spent with Android games in Q3 2016!

Number of Pokemon that Pokemon Go users have caught:

88 billion
Last updated 2/28/17

Number of visits Pokemon Go has driven to sponsored locations:

500 million visitors

Last updated 11/14/17

Number of sponsored locations for Pokemon Go:


Last updated 2/28/17

Estimated number of traffic accidents that have been caused by people playing Pokemon Go:

100,000 accidents

Last updated 11/28/17

How many Pokemon are there in Pokemon Go?


Last updated 12/6/17

Pokemon Go revenue for 2018:

$795 million

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