43 Mobile Web and Mobile Device Statistics That Will Blow Your Mind!

Ever wonder if your company should have a mobile presence? Look no further, here are 43 mobile web and mobile device statistics that will blow your mind! We have complied these mobile statistics from a series of infographics we have gathered. Enjoy using them in your next report to stimulate some action around your mobile web presence. The mobile statistics in this post include a wide range of industries. These include retail, e-commerce, payment processors, and advertising. Share the stats that you find most interesting by clicking “Tweet This Stat!”

In the U.S. mobile commerce revenues totaled $6 billion at the end of 2011, and are predicted to grow to a total of $31 billion. (Tweet This Stat!)

A survey of 100+ retailers by Shopvisible revealed that 54% plan to invest in mobile commerce. (Tweet This Stat!)

57% of consumers will not recommend a business with a poorly designed mobile site. (Tweet This Stat!)

40% of consumers will go to a competitor’s site after a bad mobile experience. (Tweet This Stat)

Remove barriers to checkout by implementing alternative payments such as Google Wallet, Paypal and Amazon Payments. (Tweet This Stat!)

64% of smartphone owners are now using their mobile devices to shop online. (Tweet This Stat!)

1.2 billion apps were downloaded during the holiday week between December 25-31. (Tweet This Stat!)

74% of smartphone owners used their devices to get directions and other location related information as of February 2012. (TweetThis Stat!)

24% of U.S. adult online iPhone users and 21% of Android users have used a shopping application in the past 3 months. (Tweet This Stat!)

Smartphones and tablet computers will increase mobile web traffic by 26 times during the next four years. (Tweet This Stat!)

48% of smartphone owners prefer to visit a retailers mobile website. (Tweet This Stat!)

38% of smartphone owners prefer to visit a retailers mobile application. (Tweet This Stat!)

50% of smartphone shoppers use a GPS/mapping app to find a retail location. (Tweet This Stat!)

34% of smartphone shoppers downloaded a retailer’s app. (Tweet This Stat!)

34% of smartphone shoppers search for a coupon to use at checkout or use a barcode scanning app to comparison shop. (Tweet This Stat!)

47% of smartphone owners rely on smartphones to find out more information about a product. (Tweet This Stat!)

36% of smartphone owners use their smartphones to read product reviews on retail websites. (Tweet This Stat!)

87% of the worlds population have mobile phones. (Tweet This Stat!)

Over 300,000 apps have been developed in the last three years. (Tweet This Stat!)

Apps have been downloaded 10.9 billion times. (Tweet This Stat!)

The mobile phone is used 98% of the time at home. (Tweet This Stat!)

The mobile phone is used 89% on the go. (Tweet This Stat!)

The mobile phone is used 79% while shopping. (Tweet This Stat!)

The mobile phone is used 74% at work. (Tweet This Stat!)

The mobile phone is used 64% on public transport. (Tweet This Stat!)

77% of smartphone users use their phone to search. (Tweet This Stat!)

71% of mobile search happens when users are following up on a TV online or printed advertisement. (Tweet This Stat!)

9 out of 10 searches result in action i.e. a purchase, store visit, etc. (Tweet This Stat!)

1 in 7 searches happens via mobile. (Tweet This Stat!)

95% of smartphone users have looked for local information. (Tweet This Stat!)

There are 1.2 billion mobile web users worldwide. (Tweet This Stat!)

17% of the global population uses the mobile web. (Tweet This Stat!)

Mobile web subscriptions already outnumber fixed broadband subscriptions 2 to 1. (Tweet This Stat!)

In January 2012 8.5% of website hits came from a mobile device (Tweet This Stat!)

79% of large online retailers still do not have a mobile optimized website. (Tweet This Stat!)

Mobile commerce will witness a 99 fold increase in six years (2015). (Tweet This Stat!)

400% growth expected in the tablet market between 2011 and 2016. (Tweet This Stat!)

71% of senior IT leaders see mobile capabilities as strategic. (Tweet This Stat!)

$1 trillion in mobile payments are expected by 2015. (Tweet This Stat!)

$392 million expected size of healthcare mobile app market by 2015. (Tweet This Stat!)

82 million people will use tablets by 2015 up from 10 million in 2010. (Tweet This Stat!)

Only 18% of IT decision-makers have a mobile strategy. (Tweet This Stat!)

More than 1.19 million workers of the global workforce will use mobile technology by 2013. (Tweet This Stat!)

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