Number of major search engine launches as of 2012

Number of search engines launched annually from 1993 to 2012

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 25, 2012
Number of major search engine launches as of 2012 This statistic indicates the number of new search engines launched between 1993 and 2012. In 2005, four search engines were launched: AOL Search, Ask.com, GoodSearch and SearchMe. American-based market leader Google was launched in 1998.
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Number of search engines launched annually from 1993 to 2012

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YearsNumber of launches per year
'932
'943
'956
'963
'972
'982
'995
'002
'031
'043
'054
'066
'074
'088
'094
'105
'112
'121
YearsNumber of launches per year
'932
'943
'956
'963
'972
'982
'995
'002
'031
'043
'054
'066
'074
'088
'094
'105
'112
'121
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 25, 2012
This statistic indicates the number of new search engines launched between 1993 and 2012. In 2005, four search engines were launched: AOL Search, Ask.com, GoodSearch and SearchMe. American-based market leader Google was launched in 1998.
Show more
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