Search engines: regular usage penetration 2013, by country

This statistic displays the share of internet users in selected countries visiting search engines regularly as of August 2013. Penetration was 85 percent in Belgium, Norway and South Africa.

Search engine websites usage worldwide as of August 2013, by country

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Release date

November 2013



Survey time period

August 6-20, 2013

Number of respondents

n = 18,503

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* These countries have lower levels of internet connectivity, therefore surveys in these countries did not yield results that were represenative of the country's general population.
In the United States and Canada, participants were between the ages of 18 and 64. In other countries, participants were aged 16 to 64.

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