Market share of search engines in the United States 2008-2020

In April 2020, Microsoft Sites handled a quarter of all search queries in the United States. During the same period of time, Verizon Media (formerly known as Yahoo and Oath) had a search market share of 11.2 percent. Market leader Google generated 62.3 percent of all core search queries in the United States.

Share of search queries handled by leading U.S. search engine providers as of April 2020

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Release date

May 2020


United States

Survey time period

October 2007 to April 2020

Special properties

desktop only, home and work internet locations

Supplementary notes

Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding. Numbers reflect "explicit core search” which excludes contextually driven searches that do not reflect specific user intent to interact with the search results.
No data available for May to December 2017.
*Formerly known as Yahoo and Oath

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