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Google Play’s P&L shows $11 billion in profit in 2020.

We just saw Google’s platform and ecosystems planning P&L for the Google Play app store in 2020 with forecasts for 2021. It showed revenue of $14.66 billion in 2020 and gross profit of $11.44 billion that year.

Headcount for Google Play was 1,256 in 2020 and was projected to go up to 1,278 employees in 2021.

In a separate 2018 document, we saw revenue of $6.85 billion.

We also saw a financial document for the Android business, not Google Play, that showed Google did at one time at least account for its costs of building Android (including employees, infrastructure, marketing, and the “Google Play service”) separately.