Chrome extensions categories stats

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Chrome extension developer may select a primary category for their Chrome extension, but Google Chrome Web Store may automatically tag it under more categories. So, each extension may appear in one or more categories.

The most popular Chrome extension category is Productivity - which has 21.01% of all Chrome extensions. Most of the top extensions belong to the Productivity category. It also boasts having the most extensions with 10M+ users.

Out of 85 categories, only 21 categories have more than 1,000 extensions, and only 6 have more than 10,000 extensions.

Break down by categories
Number of extensions in each category. (Note that an extension may belong to more than one category)
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Table
Productivity 45,360
Fun 33,003
Photos 23,718
Web Development 13,637
Communication 12,880
Accessibility 11,081
Search Tools 8,720
Shopping 7,185
Games 5,393
News 3,510
Education 2,928
Blogging 2,291
Business Tools 2,197
Arcade Action 2,190
Sports 1,730
Lifestyle 1,709
Entertainment 1,559
Arcade Games 1,249
Utilities 1,212
Puzzle & Brain 1,196
Academic Resources 1,101
Action & Adventure Games 941
Puzzle Games 786
Office Applications 772
Teacher & Admin Tools 545
Role-Playing & Strategy 531
Creative Tools 523
Music & Radio 504
Board Card 481
Teacher Tools 425
News Reporting 425
Marketing & Analytics 419
Accounting & Finances 413
Educational Games 410
Food and Health 406
Music 389
Sales & CRM 313
Sports Game 290
Travel 284
Health & Fitness 281
Role Playing Games 271
Administration & Management 266
Strategy Games 260
Task Management 255
Board Games 241
Card Games 240
Search & Browsing Tools 232
Social Networks 232
Blogs 231
Foreign Languages 223
Calculators 178
Virtual Worlds 171
Online Videos 171
Online Documents & File Storage 167
TV & Movies 164
Test Preparation 160
Family 158
Chat & IM 141
Money 138
HR & Legal 126
Food 125
School Administration 120
Books 120
By Artists 118
Alarms & Clocks 117
Radio 115
Religion 110
Calendar & Scheduling 101
Sports 100
ERP and Logistics 99
Notepads 98
News Aggregators 86
Phone & SMS 83
Design Essentials 73
Bookmarks 69
Email & Contacts 65
Dictionary 64
Newspapers 60
Weather Forefcasts 50
Fashion 49
Magazine 48
Social News 46
Astrology 45
Dating 33
By Google 26