Which Country Downloads Health And Wellness Apps More Than Any Other?

Robyn Foyster Robyn Foyster has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on February 4, 2021

Health and wellness apps are on the rise and the latest data shows that the country which downloads apps more than any other is Australia, Aussies.

According to comparison service USwitch,  the sun-drenched country ranks highest in the world for users of health apps scoring the highest number of searches to help track everything from our sleep, weight and steps.

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In all, there were over 100,000 searches in the last five years which puts Australia top of the list for the top search rate per capita globally.

Recently, it’s also been revealed that as many as 75 per cent of mobile users downloaded health apps during the Covid-19 lockdown period in 2020.

Headspace followed by Calm were the two most popular apps and other meditation apps like Insight Timer, which was launched in Australia, is also high on the list.

Headspace app: With 80m downloads, Headspace is the world’s go to health app and boasts a 4.9 rating. After a 7 day free trial, it costs $69.99 AU for an annual subscription. It has hundreds of meditations, sleep exercises, bedtime sounds and wind downs and plenty of mind and body work outs.

Find out more here.

Calm app: It also has 80m downloads. Sleep more, Stress Less , Live Better is its motto. First you curate what you want to focus on, whether it be practicing gratitude or building self-esteem or reducing stress. There are 100 plus guided meditations. Cost $79.99 after your free trial.

Find out more here.

Insight Timer app: This meditation app has 18 m downloads. It allows you to enjoy free guided meditations with supermodel Gisele Bundchen, British comedian Russel Brand, actress Goldie Hawn and author Elizabeth Gilbert. It also features special live events and music. Much of it is free and certainly easier than Headspace and Calm to access free material, although there is premium content available to buy.

Find out more here.

Garmin app:  You can’t manage what you can’t measure.  The Garmin app sync’s with your phone and measures steps, heart rate or kilometres you run. It is like having your own personal trainer on your wrist. Also, check out Garmin’s Women of Adventure which celebrates the women who live out their passion on land, air and sea.

Find out more here.

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