Share of search queries handled by leading U.S. search engine providers as of July 2016

This statistic shows the market share of search engines in the United States, by share of search queries. In July 2016, Microsoft Sites handled 21.9 percent of all search queries in the United States. During the same period of time, Yahoo had a search market share of 12.1 percent. Market leader Google generated 63.4 percent of all core search queries in the United States and accounted for 89.3 percent of the global search market as of mid-2015.

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Jan '08 58.5% 9.8% 22.2% 4.9% 4.5%
Apr '08 61.1% 9.1% 20.4% 4.6% 4.3%
Jul '08 61.9% 8.9% 20.5% 4.5% 4.2%
Oct '08 63.1% 8.5% 20.5% 4.2% 3.7%
Jan '09 63% 8.5% 21% 3.7% 3.9%
Apr '09 64.2% 8.2% 20.4% 3.8% 3.4%
Jul '09 64.7% 8.9% 19.3% 3.9% 3.1%
Oct '09 65.4% 9.9% 18% 3.9% 2.9%
Jan '10 65.4% 11.3% 17% 3.8% 2.5%
Apr '10 64.4% 11.8% 17.7% 3.7% 2.4%
Jul '10 65.8% 11% 17.1% 3.8% 2.3%
Oct '10 66.3% 11.5% 16.5% 3.6% 2.1%
Jan '11 65.6% 13.1% 16.1% 3.4% 1.7%
Apr '11 65.7% 13.9% 15.7% 3.1% 1.6%
Jun '11 65.5% 14.4% 15.9% 2.9% 1.4%
Oct '11 65.6% 14.8% 15.2% 2.9% 1.5%
Jan '12 66.2% 15.2% 14.1% 3% 1.6%
Apr '12 66.5% 15.4% 13.5% 3% 1.6%
Jul '12 66.8% 15.7% 13% 3.1% 1.5%
Oct '12 66.9% 16% 12.2% 3.2% 1.8%
Jan '13 67% 16.5% 12.1% 2.8% 1.7%
Apr '13 67.1% 16.9% 11.8% 2.7% 1.4%
Jul '13 67% 17.9% 11.3% 2.7% 1.2%
Oct '13 66.9% 18.1% 11.1% 2.6% 1.3%
Jan '14 67.6% 18.3% 10.4% 2.4% 1.3%
Apr '14 67.6% 18.7% 10% 2.4% 1.3%
Jul '14 67.4% 19.3% 10% 2% 1.3%
Oct '14 67% 19.5% 10.3% 1.9% 1.2%
Jan '15 64.4% 19.7% 13% 1.8% 1.1%
Apr '15 64.2% 20.2% 12.7% 1.8% 1.1%
Jul '15 64% 20.4% 12.7% 1.8% 1.2%
Oct '15 63.9% 20.8% 12.5% 1.7% 1%
Jan '16 68.8% 21.3% 12.4% 1.7% 0.9%
Apr '16 63.8% 21.6% 12.2% 1.5% 0.9%
Jul '16 63.4% 21.9% 12.1% 1.5% 1.1%
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