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 25.18% 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 49,339
Fun 29,989
Web Development 14,173
Photos 14,059
Communication 13,101
Accessibility 11,565
Shopping 7,578
Search Tools 6,550
Games 5,078
News 3,533
Education 2,881
Blogging 2,666
Business Tools 2,154
Arcade Action 2,081
Sports 1,717
Lifestyle 1,676
Entertainment 1,490
Arcade Games 1,224
Utilities 1,178
Puzzle & Brain 1,089
Academic Resources 1,084
Action & Adventure Games 857
Puzzle Games 769
Office Applications 761
Teacher & Admin Tools 540
Creative Tools 513
Role-Playing & Strategy 500
Music & Radio 498
Board Card 473
Teacher Tools 422
Marketing & Analytics 412
News Reporting 409
Accounting & Finances 404
Food and Health 397
Music 386
Educational Games 320
Sales & CRM 309
Travel 281
Health & Fitness 274
Sports Game 261
Administration & Management 260
Role Playing Games 258
Task Management 254
Strategy Games 242
Board Games 239
Card Games 234
Social Networks 224
Foreign Languages 223
Search & Browsing Tools 220
Blogs 217
Calculators 177
Online Documents & File Storage 167
Online Videos 167
TV & Movies 160
Family 157
Test Preparation 155
Virtual Worlds 154
Money 135
Chat & IM 134
Food 123
HR & Legal 122
Books 119
School Administration 118
By Artists 117
Alarms & Clocks 116
Radio 112
Religion 108
Sports 99
Calendar & Scheduling 99
ERP and Logistics 98
Notepads 98
News Aggregators 86
Phone & SMS 82
Design Essentials 72
Bookmarks 64
Email & Contacts 62
Dictionary 62
Newspapers 59
Weather Forefcasts 50
Fashion 48
Magazine 47
Astrology 45
Social News 44
Dating 33
By Google 26