Published on Jun 15, 2022

The terms "virtual reality (VR)" and "augmented reality (AR)" get thrown around a lot. They sound similar, and as the technologies develop, they cross into each other a bit. But without a doubt they are two very different concepts, with characteristics that readily distinguish one from the other. VR replaces reality, taking you somewhere else through VR headsets. AR adds to reality, projecting information on top of what you're already seeing. An example of an AR app is Pokemon Go.

We have covered a lot about VR, now lets check out 10 AR statistics and facts that you should know.

  1. The number of users keeps rising every year! In 2021, there were 0.81 billion people that used AR itself.

  2. In 2023, the AR market is expected to be worth over USD$18 billion.

  3. The most common users' ages are between 16 - 34 years old

  4. AR is shifting into industrial use cases.

  5. There is a huge growth in AR use cases in the education sector.

  6. 63% of online shoppers believe AR improves their shopping experience.

  7. The use of AR/VR in healthcare is projected to reach USD$7.05 billion.

  8. AR is slowly taking place in the automobile industry.

  9. 70% of consumers say AR can help them learn new skills.

  10. 67% of media planners and buyers want to incorporate AR/VR ads.

For full article: 10 Stats & Facts About Augmented Reality That You Should Know (

Credit to Assemblr Blog

Author Name: Team D-Virtual Park Bangi