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React Native vs Flutter

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Stack Overflow trends

https://insights.stackoverflow.com/trends?tags=flutter%2Creact-native

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Stack Overflow survey

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https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WAyeU24_jd7jiAPffM8sm293BGwavP8RFvbqoQKbFmM/edit?usp=sharing

2023 (june 2023, +90,000 developers): https://survey.stackoverflow.co/2023/

  • Popularity: Flutter 9.12%, React Native 8.43%
  • Desired: Flutter 14.04%, React Native 11.81%
  • Admired: Flutter 64.43%, React Native 54.00%

2022 (june 2022, +70,000 developers): https://survey.stackoverflow.co/2022/

  • Popularity: Flutter 12.64%, React Native 12.57%
  • Loved: Flutter 68.03%, React Native 55.98%
  • Want: Flutter 13.52%, React Native 13.05%

2021 (august 2021, +80,000 developers): https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2021

  • Popularity: React Native 14.51%, Flutter 13.55%
  • Loved: Flutter 68.17%, React Native 58.08%
  • Want: React Native 17.75%, Flutter 16.43%

2020 (february 2020, 65,000 developers): https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2020

  • Popularity: React Native 11.5%, Flutter 7.2%
  • Loved: Flutter 68.8%, React Native 57.9%
  • Wanted: React Native 14.0%, Flutter 10.7%

2019 (january 2019, +90,000 developers): https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2019

  • Popularity: React Native 10.5%, Flutter 3.4%
  • Loved: Flutter 75.4%, React Native 62.5%
  • Wanted: React Native 13.1%, Flutter 6.7%

JetBrains survey

2023 (20 november 2023, 26,348 developers): https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/devecosystem-2023/development/#mobile

  • Flutter: 46% use
  • React Native: 35% use

2022 (17 january 2023, 29,269 developers): https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/devecosystem-2022/miscellaneous/

  • Flutter: 46% use
  • React Native: 32% use

2021 (16 july 2021, 31,743 developers): https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/devecosystem-2021/miscellaneous/

  • Flutter: 42% use
  • React Native: 38% use

2020 (11 june 2020, 19,696 developers): https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/devecosystem-2020/

  • React Native: 42% use
  • Flutter: 39% use

2019 (11 june 2019, 7,000 developers): https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/devecosystem-2019/

  • React Native: 42% use
  • Flutter: 30% use

GitHub topics

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Reddit metrics

https://frontpagemetrics.com/r/reactnative#compare=flutterdev

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Twitter

2023/06/15:

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Hacker News Hiring Trends

https://www.hntrends.com/2023/june.html?compare=React+Native&compare=Flutter&compare=&compare=

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Indeed

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Google trends

https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?cat=31&date=today%205-y&q=React%20Native,Flutter

trends.google.com

YouTube

https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?cat=31&date=today%205-y&gprop=youtube&q=React%20Native,Flutter

GitHub stars

https://star-history.com/#facebook/react-native&flutter/flutter

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CarGuo commented Jul 1, 2022

Awesome analysis, I'll provide some additional information.

At present, China is one of the most active countries in the Flutter community:

Flutter

2099 results were found from 19 recruitment websites in China

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React Native

1277 results were found from 8 recruitment websites in China

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@freestyletime
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Awesome comparison.

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