Financial How have downloads of credit check apps been trending in the US and UK?

Businesses and consumers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic may begin to see an impact on their credit scores. The App Monitor tracks credit check app downloads in the US and UK relative to other apps.

17 Apr 2020
  • There were fewer credit app downloads in March compared to January and February 2020.
  • Their average download rank in the US moved from 88 in January/February to 101 in March.
  • The average UK rank dropped from 39 to 48 in the same period.
  • Key apps that are part of the score include: Credit Karma, Experian, and Mint in the US and Clear Score, Experian Group, Money Supermarket, and Credit Karma in the UK.

Average download ranking of credit apps

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Sensor Tower