Web Browser Usage Distribution

This is the distributions of Web Browsers in space (same time) or in time. These statistics suggests us to use Google Chrome as browser as a trends.

Introduction

This is the contents of the article:

  • Introduction
  • A - Distribution for Different Browsers in 2020 and 2012
    • A - 1: The most used web browser per country in November 2020 (Graph)
    • A - 2: Usage share of web browsers in November 2020 (Graph)
      • A - 2 -1: Usage share of all browsers in October 2021 (Table)
      • A - 2 -2: Usage share of DeskTop browsers in October 2021 (Table)
      • A - 2 -3: Usage share of Mobil browsers in October 2021 (Table)
    • A - 3: Usage in Wikimedia during 2012
  • B - Time Evolution for Browsers
    • B - 1: Yearly usage share of web browsers from 2009 to 2020
      • B - 1 - 1: 2009 to November 2020
      • B - 1 - 2: 2008-07 to 2019-06
    • B - 2: Time Evolution of web browser Share from 1995 to 2010

A - Distribution for Different Browsers in 2020 and 2012
 

A - 1 The most used web browser per country in November 2020 (Graph)

Google Chrome is dominate almost in all countries.

The most used web browser per country in November 2020

A - 2 Usage share of web browsers in November 2020 (Graph)

All statistics show Google Chrome occupies more than 60% share, while other most of them are less than 4%, except Safari has two digits.

Usage share of web browsers in November 2020 according to StatCounter

A - 2 -1: Usage share of all browsers in October 2021 (Table)

A - 2 -2: Usage share of DeskTop browsers in October 2021 (Table)

A - 2 -3: Usage share of Mobil browsers in October 2021 (Table)

A - 3: Usage in Wikimedia during 2012

Ten years ago, in 2012, although Google Chrome is number one, but just above IE and Firefox 50% more.

Usage in Wikimedia during 2012.

B - Time Evolution for Browsers
 

B - 1: Yearly usage share of web browsers from 2009 to November 2020

In this period, IE was from dominated position, down to almost zero; while Google Chrome was on the opposite, from near zero to 70%.

B - 1 - 1: 2009 to November 2020

Yearly usage share of web browsers from 2009 to November 2020 according to StatCounter

B - 1 - 2: 2008-07 to 2019-06

This graph shows mobile is up from zero to around 50%.

Usage share of web browsers according to StatCounter till 2019-05

B - 2: Time Evolution of web browser Share from 1995 to 2010

1996, Netscape occupied more than 80% share, and down to zero on 2002 when IE up to more than 80% from zero in 1996. 

Market share for several browsers between 1995 and 2010, illustrating the First Browser War (NN vs IE). Firefox was originally named "Phoenix", a name that implied that it would rise like a Phoenix after Netscape was killed off by Microsoft.

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