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Search Engine Market Share: January 2007

Posted by kaushalkurapati on February 24, 2007

comScore released US search engine market share statistics for January 2007:

  • Google: – 47.5% (3.3B searches); 1xG
  • Yahoo: – 28.1% (1.9B searches); 0.59xG
  • MSN: – 10.6% (733M searches); 0.22xG
  • Ask.com: – 5.2% (361M searches); 0.11xG
  • AOL:  – 5% (342M searches); 0.105xG

A total of 6.9 billion searches were conducted in January 2007 (up 2% over December 2006). This represents a healthy 26% growth in query volume year-over-year.

A different perpective on search market share is offered here.

US Internet audience size is 175M. In terms of unique visitors to respective network sites, here is the breakdown: Yahoo sites (#1 129M), AOL (#2, 117M), MSN (#3, 115M), Google (#4, 113M), Ask.com (#8, 49M).

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