The Most Popular Web Browsers 2018

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January 13, 2020

The Most Popular Browsers 2018

most popular web browsers

The Most Popular Browsers 2017

From the statistics (collected by W3Schools.com since 2002) you can read the long term trends of browser usage.

 

Browser Usage Stats History

2016ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December73.7 %4.8 %15.5 %3.5 %1.1 %
November73.8 %5.2 %15.3 %3.5 %1.1 %
October73.0 %5.2 %15.7 %3.6 %1.1 %
September72.5 %5.3 %16.3 %3.5 %1.0 %
August72.4 %5.2 %16.8 %3.2 %1.1 %
July71.9 %5.2 %17.1 %3.2 %1.1 %
June71.7 %5.6 %17.0 %3.3 %1.1 %
May71.4 %5.7 %16.9 %3.6 %1.2 %
April70.4 %5.8 %17.5 %3.7 %1.3 %
March69.9 %6.1 %17.8 %3.6 %1.3 %
February69.0 %6.2 %18.6 %3.7 %1.3 %
January68.4 %6.2 %18.8 %3.7 %1.4 %
2015ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December68.0 %6.3 %19.1 %3.7 %1.5 %
November67.4 %6.8 %19.2 %3.9 %1.5 %
October66.5 %6.9 %20.0 %3.8 %1.4 %
September65.9 %7.2 %20.6 %3.6 %1.4 %
August64.0 %6.6 %21.2 %4.5 %2.2 %
July63.3 %6.5 %21.6 %4.9 %2.5 %
June64.8 %7.1 %21.3 %3.8 %1.8 %
May64.9 %7.1 %21.5 %3.8 %1.6 %
April63.9 %8.0 %21.6 %3.8 %1.5 %
March63.7 %7.7 %22.1 %3.9 %1.5 %
February62.5 %8.0 %22.9 %3.9 %1.5 %
January61.9 %7.8 %23.4 %3.8 %1.6 %
2014ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December61.6 %8.0 %23.6 %3.7 %1.6 %
November60.1 %9.8 %23.4 %3.7 %1.6 %
October60.4 %9.5 %23.4 %3.9 %1.6 %
September59.6 %9.9 %24.0 %3.6 %1.6 %
August60.1 %8.3 %24.7 %3.7 %1.8 %
July59.8 %8.5 %24.9 %3.5 %1.7 %
June59.3 %8.8 %25.1 %3.7 %1.8 %
May59.2 %8.9 %24.9 %3.8 %1.8 %
April58.4 %9.4 %25.0 %4.0 %1.8 %
March57.5 %9.7 %25.6 %3.9 %1.8 %
February56.4 %9.8 %26.4 %4.0 %1.9 %
January55.7 %10.2 %26.9 %3.9 %1.8 %
2013ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December55.8 %9.0 %26.8 %3.8 %1.9 %
November54.8 %10.5 %26.8 %4.0 %1.8 %
October54.1 %11.7 %27.2 %3.8 %1.7 %
September53.2 %12.1 %27.8 %3.9 %1.7 %
August52.9 %11.8 %28.2 %3.9 %1.8 %
July52.8 %11.8 %28.9 %3.6 %1.6 %
June52.1 %12.0 %28.9 %3.9 %1.7 %
May52.9 %12.6 %27.7 %4.0 %1.6 %
April52.7 %12.7 %27.9 %4.0 %1.7 %
March51.7 %13.0 %28.5 %4.1 %1.8 %
February50.0 %13.5 %29.6 %4.1 %1.8 %
January48.4 %14.3 %30.2 %4.2 %1.9 %
2012ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December46.9 %14.7 %31.1 %4.2 %2.1 %
November46.3 %15.1 %31.2 %4.4 %2.0 %
October44.9 %16.1 %31.8 %4.3 %2.0 %
September44.1 %16.4 %32.2 %4.2 %2.1 %
August43.7 %16.2 %32.8 %4.0 %2.2 %
July42.9 %16.3 %33.7 %3.9 %2.1 %
June41.7 %16.7 %34.4 %4.1 %2.2 %
May39.3 %18.1 %35.2 %4.3 %2.2 %
April38.3 %18.3 %35.8 %4.5 %2.3 %
March37.3 %18.9 %36.3 %4.4 %2.3 %
February36.3 %19.5 %37.1 %4.5 %2.3 %
January35.3 %20.1 %37.2 %4.3 %2.4 %
2011ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December34.6 %20.2 %37.7 %4.2 %2.5 %
November33.4 %21.2 %38.1 %4.2 %2.4 %
October32.3 %21.7 %38.7 %4.2 %2.4 %
September30.5 %22.9 %39.7 %4.0 %2.2 %
August30.3 %22.4 %40.6 %3.8 %2.3 %
July29.4 %22.0 %42.0 %3.6 %2.4 %
June27.9 %23.2 %42.2 %3.7 %2.4 %
May25.9 %24.9 %42.4 %4.0 %2.4 %
April25.6 %24.3 %42.9 %4.1 %2.6 %
March25.0 %25.8 %42.2 %4.0 %2.5 %
February24.1 %26.5 %42.4 %4.1 %2.5 %
January23.8 %26.6 %42.8 %4.0 %2.5 %
2010ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December22.4 %27.5 %43.5 %3.8 %2.2 %
November20.5 %28.6 %44.0 %4.0 %2.3 %
October19.2 %29.7 %44.1 %3.9 %2.2 %
September17.3 %31.1 %45.1 %3.7 %2.2 %
August17.0 %30.7 %45.8 %3.5 %2.3 %
July16.7 %30.4 %46.4 %3.4 %2.3 %
June15.9 %31.0 %46.6 %3.6 %2.1 %
May14.5 %32.2 %46.9 %3.5 %2.2 %
April13.6 %33.4 %46.4 %3.7 %2.2 %
March12.3 %34.9 %46.2 %3.7 %2.2 %
February11.6 %35.3 %46.5 %3.8 %2.1 %
January10.8 %36.2 %46.3 %3.7 %2.2 %
2009ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December9.8 %37.2 %46.4 %3.6 %2.3 %
November8.5 %37.7 %47.0 %3.8 %2.3 %
October8.0 %37.5 %47.5 %3.8 %2.3 %
September7.1 %39.6 %46.6 %3.6 %2.2 %
August7.0 %39.3 %47.4 %3.3 %2.1 %
July6.5 %39.4 %47.9 %3.3 %2.1 %
June6.0 %40.7 %47.3 %3.1 %2.1 %
May5.5 %41.0 %47.7 %3.0 %2.2 %
April4.9 %42.1 %47.1 %3.0 %2.2 %
March4.2 %43.3 %46.5 %3.1 %2.3 %
February4.0 %43.6 %46.4 %3.0 %2.2 %
January3.9 %44.8 %45.5 %3.0 %2.3 %
2008ChromeIEFirefoxSafariOpera
December3.6 %46.0 %44.4 %2.7 %2.4 %
November3.1 %47.0 %44.2 %2.7 %2.3 %
October3.0 %47.4 %44.0 %2.8 %2.2 %
September3.1 %49.0 %42.6 %2.7 %2.0 %
August51.0 %43.7 %2.6 %2.1 %
July52.4 %42.6 %2.5 %1.9 %
June54.2 %41.0 %2.6 %1.7 %
May54.4 %39.8 %2.4 %1.5 %
April54.8 %39.1 %2.2 %1.4 %
March53.9 %37.0 %2.1 %1.4 %
February54.7 %36.5 %2.0 %1.4 %
January54.7 %36.4 %1.9 %1.4 %
2007MozillaIEFirefoxSafariOpera
November1.2 %56.0 %36.3 %1.8 %1.6 %
September1.2 %57.2 %35.4 %1.6 %1.5 %
July1.4 %58.5 %34.5 %1.5 %1.9 %
May1.3 %58.9 %33.7 %1.5 %1.7 %
March1.3 %58.7 %31.8 %1.6 %1.6 %
January1.5 %58.6 %31.0 %1.7 %1.5 %
2006MozillaIEFirefoxNetscapeOpera
November2.5 %60.6 %29.9 %0.2 %1.5 %
September2.3 %62.1 %27.3 %0.4 %1.6 %
July2.3 %62.4 %25.5 %0.4 %1.4 %
May2.3 %63.0 %25.7 %0.3 %1.5 %
March2.4 %64.7 %24.5 %0.5 %1.5 %
January3.1 %66.0 %25.0 %0.5 %1.6 %
2005MozillaIEFirefoxNetscapeOpera
November2.8 %68.9 %23.6 %0.4 %1.5 %
September2.5 %75.5 %18.0 %0.4 %1.2 %
July2.6 %73.8 %19.8 %0.5 %1.2 %
May3.1 %71.6 %21.0 %0.7 %1.3 %
March3.3 %72.5 %18.9 %1.0 %1.9 %
January3.4 %74.5 %16.6 %1.1 %1.9 %
2004MozillaIENetscapeOpera
November16.5 %76.2 %1.7 %1.6 %
September13.7 %79.0 %2.0 %1.7 %
July12.6 %80.4 %2.2 %1.6 %
May9.5 %81.9 %2.4 %1.6 %
March7.9 %82.8 %2.8 %1.4 %
January5.5 %84.7 %2.4 %1.5 %
2003MozillaIENetscapeOpera
November7.2 %84.9 %2.6 %1.9 %
September6.2 %86.6 %2.7 %1.8 %
July5.7 %87.2 %2.7 %1.7 %
May4.6 %87.7 %3.3 %1.4 %
March4.2 %88.0 %3.4 %1.2 %
January4.0 %84.6 %4.0 %
2002AOLIENetscape
November5.2 %83.4 %8.0 %
September4.5 %83.5 %8.0 %
July3.5 %84.5 %7.3 %
May2.8 %86.7 %7.3 %
March3.0 %86.1 %7.7 %
January2.8 %85.8 %7.9 %
  • IE = Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Firefox = Mozilla Firefox (identified as Mozilla before 2005)
  • Chrome = Google Chrome
  • Mozilla = The Mozilla Suite (Gecko, Netscape)
  • Safari = Apple Safari (and Konqueror. Both identified as Mozilla before 2007)
  • Opera = Opera (from 2011; Opera Mini is included here)
  • Netscape = Netscape Navigator (identified as Mozilla after 2006)
  • AOL = America Online (based on both Internet Explorer and Mozilla)


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