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 25.58% 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 50,121
Fun 28,995
Photos 14,516
Web Development 14,146
Communication 13,073
Accessibility 11,650
Shopping 7,622
Search Tools 6,488
Games 4,897
News 3,555
Education 2,875
Blogging 2,704
Business Tools 2,137
Arcade Action 1,991
Sports 1,716
Lifestyle 1,664
Entertainment 1,445
Arcade Games 1,189
Utilities 1,174
Academic Resources 1,081
Puzzle & Brain 1,066
Action & Adventure Games 802
Puzzle Games 754
Office Applications 753
Teacher & Admin Tools 539
Creative Tools 510
Music & Radio 495
Role-Playing & Strategy 486
Board Card 468
Teacher Tools 421
Marketing & Analytics 413
News Reporting 406
Accounting & Finances 400
Food and Health 397
Music 384
Educational Games 312
Sales & CRM 309
Travel 280
Health & Fitness 274
Administration & Management 258
Task Management 253
Role Playing Games 251
Sports Game 242
Board Games 235
Strategy Games 235
Card Games 233
Foreign Languages 223
Social Networks 221
Search & Browsing Tools 218
Blogs 214
Calculators 177
Online Documents & File Storage 166
Online Videos 165
TV & Movies 157
Family 156
Test Preparation 155
Virtual Worlds 144
Money 135
Chat & IM 134
Food 123
HR & Legal 119
School Administration 118
Books 118
By Artists 117
Alarms & Clocks 115
Radio 111
Religion 108
Notepads 98
ERP and Logistics 97
Sports 97
Calendar & Scheduling 97
News Aggregators 86
Phone & SMS 82
Design Essentials 72
Bookmarks 63
Email & Contacts 62
Dictionary 62
Newspapers 59
Weather Forefcasts 50
Magazine 47
Fashion 46
Astrology 45
Social News 44
Dating 33
By Google 26