Market share of search engines in the United States 2008-2019

Share of search queries handled by leading U.S. search engine providers as of January 2019

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 7, 2019
Market share of search engines in the United States 2008-2019 This statistic shows the market share of search engines in the United States, ranked by share of search queries. In January 2019, Microsoft Sites handled 24.5 percent of all search queries in the United States. During the same period of time, Oath (formerly known as Yahoo) had a search market share of 11.5 percent. Market leader Google generated 63 percent of all core search queries in the United States. Despite Google's dominance of the U.S. search market, it is Microsoft's bing service that leads in terms of longer search queries. In terms of the mobile search market in the United States, Google leads again with an over 93 percent market share.
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Share of search queries handled by leading U.S. search engine providers as of January 2019

Google SitesMicrosoft SitesOathAsk NetworkAOL Inc.
Jan '0858.5%9.8%22.2%4.9%4.5%
Apr '0861.1%9.1%20.4%4.6%4.3%
Jul '0861.9%8.9%20.5%4.5%4.2%
Oct '0863.1%8.5%20.5%4.2%3.7%
Jan '0963%8.5%21%3.7%3.9%
Apr '0964.2%8.2%20.4%3.8%3.4%
Jul '0964.7%8.9%19.3%3.9%3.1%
Oct '0965.4%9.9%18%3.9%2.9%
Jan '1065.4%11.3%17%3.8%2.5%
Apr '1064.4%11.8%17.7%3.7%2.4%
Jul '1065.8%11%17.1%3.8%2.3%
Oct '1066.3%11.5%16.5%3.6%2.1%
Jan '1165.6%13.1%16.1%3.4%1.7%
Apr '1165.7%13.9%15.7%3.1%1.6%
Jun '1165.5%14.4%15.9%2.9%1.4%
Oct '1165.6%14.8%15.2%2.9%1.5%
Jan '1266.2%15.2%14.1%3%1.6%
Apr '1266.5%15.4%13.5%3%1.6%
Jul '1266.8%15.7%13%3.1%1.5%
Oct '1266.9%16%12.2%3.2%1.8%
Jan '1367%16.5%12.1%2.8%1.7%
Apr '1367.1%16.9%11.8%2.7%1.4%
Jul '1367%17.9%11.3%2.7%1.2%
Oct '1366.9%18.1%11.1%2.6%1.3%
Jan '1467.6%18.3%10.4%2.4%1.3%
Apr '1467.6%18.7%10%2.4%1.3%
Jul '1467.4%19.3%10%2%1.3%
Oct '1467%19.5%10.3%1.9%1.2%
Jan '1564.4%19.7%13%1.8%1.1%
Apr '1564.2%20.2%12.7%1.8%1.1%
Jul '1564%20.4%12.7%1.8%1.2%
Oct '1563.9%20.8%12.5%1.7%1%
Jan '1668.8%21.3%12.4%1.7%0.9%
Apr '1663.8%21.6%12.2%1.5%0.9%
Jul '1663.4%21.9%12.1%1.5%1.1%
Oct '1663.6%22.3%11.7%1.4%1%
Jan '1763.4%22.6%11.6%1.1%0.9%
Apr '1763.4%22.8%11.7%1.3%0.8%
Jan '1863.2%23.7%11.9%1.1%-
Apr '1863.5%24%11.4%1.1%-
Jul '1863.2%24.2%11.5%1%-
Oct '1863.1%24.3%11.6%1%-
Jan '1963%24.5%11.5%1%-
Google SitesMicrosoft SitesOathAsk NetworkAOL Inc.
Jan '0858.5%9.8%22.2%4.9%4.5%
Apr '0861.1%9.1%20.4%4.6%4.3%
Jul '0861.9%8.9%20.5%4.5%4.2%
Oct '0863.1%8.5%20.5%4.2%3.7%
Jan '0963%8.5%21%3.7%3.9%
Apr '0964.2%8.2%20.4%3.8%3.4%
Jul '0964.7%8.9%19.3%3.9%3.1%
Oct '0965.4%9.9%18%3.9%2.9%
Jan '1065.4%11.3%17%3.8%2.5%
Apr '1064.4%11.8%17.7%3.7%2.4%
Jul '1065.8%11%17.1%3.8%2.3%
Oct '1066.3%11.5%16.5%3.6%2.1%
Jan '1165.6%13.1%16.1%3.4%1.7%
Apr '1165.7%13.9%15.7%3.1%1.6%
Jun '1165.5%14.4%15.9%2.9%1.4%
Oct '1165.6%14.8%15.2%2.9%1.5%
Jan '1266.2%15.2%14.1%3%1.6%
Apr '1266.5%15.4%13.5%3%1.6%
Jul '1266.8%15.7%13%3.1%1.5%
Oct '1266.9%16%12.2%3.2%1.8%
Jan '1367%16.5%12.1%2.8%1.7%
Apr '1367.1%16.9%11.8%2.7%1.4%
Jul '1367%17.9%11.3%2.7%1.2%
Oct '1366.9%18.1%11.1%2.6%1.3%
Jan '1467.6%18.3%10.4%2.4%1.3%
Apr '1467.6%18.7%10%2.4%1.3%
Jul '1467.4%19.3%10%2%1.3%
Oct '1467%19.5%10.3%1.9%1.2%
Jan '1564.4%19.7%13%1.8%1.1%
Apr '1564.2%20.2%12.7%1.8%1.1%
Jul '1564%20.4%12.7%1.8%1.2%
Oct '1563.9%20.8%12.5%1.7%1%
Jan '1668.8%21.3%12.4%1.7%0.9%
Apr '1663.8%21.6%12.2%1.5%0.9%
Jul '1663.4%21.9%12.1%1.5%1.1%
Oct '1663.6%22.3%11.7%1.4%1%
Jan '1763.4%22.6%11.6%1.1%0.9%
Apr '1763.4%22.8%11.7%1.3%0.8%
Jan '1863.2%23.7%11.9%1.1%-
Apr '1863.5%24%11.4%1.1%-
Jul '1863.2%24.2%11.5%1%-
Oct '1863.1%24.3%11.6%1%-
Jan '1963%24.5%11.5%1%-
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 7, 2019
This statistic shows the market share of search engines in the United States, ranked by share of search queries. In January 2019, Microsoft Sites handled 24.5 percent of all search queries in the United States. During the same period of time, Oath (formerly known as Yahoo) had a search market share of 11.5 percent. Market leader Google generated 63 percent of all core search queries in the United States. Despite Google's dominance of the U.S. search market, it is Microsoft's bing service that leads in terms of longer search queries. In terms of the mobile search market in the United States, Google leads again with an over 93 percent market share.
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