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

This statistic shows the market share of search engines in the United States, by share of search queries. In October 2016, Microsoft Sites handled 22.3 percent of all search queries in the United States. During the same period of time, Yahoo had a search market share of 11.7 percent. Market leader Google generated 63.6 percent of all core search queries in the United States.

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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%
Oct '16 63.6% 22.3% 11.7% 1.4% 1%
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