Apple first App Store Transparency Report explaining app rejections, government requests, etc.

Report claims that 1,679,694 of 6,101,913 app submissions were rejected.

App submission rejections by App Store Review Guidelines section:

  • Safety: 92,598
  • Performance: 1,018,415 
  • Business: 152,391
  • Design: 212,464
  • Legal: 441,972
  • Other: 79,736

Also report includes number of terminated user accounts – 282,036,628.

Apple declares number of total number of developers – 36,974,015 and number of developer accounts terminated – 428,487.

Apple Legal: 2022 App Store Transparency Report (PDF)




Business as usual.

QA engineer:

Business as usual.


Study the report, adjust development reports to avoid rejections.

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