∞ Report: 500,000 apps approved on Apple's App Store

It wasn’t that long ago that Apple first opened the doors to the App Store and now the company has reportedly surpassed 500,000 approved apps.

[ad#Google Adsense 300×250 in story]That figure comes from a group of companies that have been involved in the app business since it launched: 148Apps, a mobile app blog; Chomp, an app search engine; and Chillingo, a game developer.

The companies have put together a Facebook page celebrating the milestone.

Here are a few fun facts about the App Store that the companies have put together:

  • It would cost $891,982.24 and over 7 terabytes to download all available applications.
  • Approximately 36% of all apps are free and paid apps have an average price of $3.64
  • Angry Birds released by Chillingo and developed by Rovio has held the number 1 paid spot more than any other app at 275 days total.

There is lots of other information in the graphic below: