Metaverse Statistics #15: In 2020, 83.7 million people used AR at least once per month in the United States.
According to a recent report from Statista, the number of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) users in the United States is expected to grow significantly in the next few years. In 2017, there were 29.4 million AR users in the US, with a significant increase to 83.7 million in 2020. By 2023, the total number of AR users is expected to exceed 110 million. The increase in VR and AR usage can be attributed to the growing popularity of these technologies in both the consumer and commercial sectors. In the consumer sector, VR and AR are being used for gaming, entertainment, and education, while in the retail industry, they are being adopted for training, marketing, and product design. With more businesses and individuals using VR and AR for various purposes, the number of users will likely continue to grow in the future.