$2 Billion

App Economy Generates $2 Billion for Washington Economy

Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2012) - Washington ranks first in the nation as an app industry leader, according to a study released today by CTIA-The Wireless Association® and the Application Developers Alliance. The research, conducted by South Mountain Economics, LLC and entitled “The Geography of the App Economy”, found that application development is responsible for 49,800 jobs in Washington, with an economic impact of more than $2 billion. That makes Washington the nation’s most “app intense” state. App intensity is a measure of the number of app economy jobs relative to the number of jobs in a state overall.