QR Code stats for 2011

Author: | Posted: January 13th, 2012 | Category: Statistics | 9 Comments »
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We saw tremendous growth in QR code usage in 2011. We have made some stats for the first half and 3rd quarter of 2011 and now we want to present you deeper statistics of overall usage of QR codes created with YouScan.me.

We saw an increase of 800% of QR codes scanned when comparing January 2011 and December 2011. Below is detailed data of all scans made through 2011.

QR Code Stats for 2011 - Operating Systems

As you can see from the graph, the majority of scans come from iOS and Android devices. Scans made from iPhone hold the first place with 28.29%, second is Android holding 24.92%, followed by Windows Phones – 9.66% and BlackBerry phones – 5.66%. When counting the scans by OS we need to add iPods (1.78%) and iPads (0.83%) to the iOS numbers. When it comes to mobile device branding Apple holds the first place, followed by HTC, Samsung, RIM, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, LG and Nokia.
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Global Growth in Mobile Barcode Usage – Q1 / 2011

Author: | Posted: June 8th, 2011 | Category: Statistics | 6 Comments »
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Global growth in mobile barcode usage
Here is a report from 3GVision, the creator of i-nigma barcode scanner, which shows the worldwide growth in mobile barcode usage. The most important facts of the report is the worldwide exponential growth, with Q1/2011 growing by 61.9%  over Q4/2010, and 451% over Q1/2010. Along with that the barcode usage in the US continues to expand also in March to total growth of 181.1% within Q1/2011 compared to Q4/2010.  US scans grow by 630% compared to Q1/2010. QR codes has been introduced to wider audience in the UK and the Netherlandsthanks to brands such as Heineken, SKY Network, Pizza Express, Grazia Magazine, and Gamma DIY shops, who adopted QRcodes during Q1/2011.

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Top 10 countries for mobile barcode usage (excluding Japan) Q4/2010

Author: | Posted: May 13th, 2011 | Category: Statistics | 6 Comments »
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Mobile QR Code Globe -Top 10 Countries for barcode usage Here is list with top 10 countries for using QR Codes:

1. United States
2. Italy
3. Germany
4. Hong Kong
5. France
6. Canada
7. United Kingdom
8. Netherlands
9. Thailand
10. South Korea

There was significant growth in mobile QR code usage from 3Q2010 to 4Q2010 across many countries. For the first time, the US was the largest country in terms of absolute numbers of scans. It’s important to note that, while smartphone penetration is about 30% in the US, it’s population size makes this large relative to other countries.