Browser Market Share Of 2024 (22 Data Statistics)

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As of October 2023, Chrome is the leading browser across the globe, with a total market share of 64.17%. That means approximately six in ten people worldwide use Chrome as their primary browser.

Apart from Chrome, people also use Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera to surf the internet. Don’t you want to know the market share of these browsers?

After collecting the data from trusted resources, we have compiled the latest browser statistics exclusively for you. 

So what’s the wait for? 

Let’s explore the market share of different browsers. 

Browser Market Share: Top Picks (2024)

Diving into Browser Market Share Analyzing trends, dominant players, and user preferences in the competitive landscape.

Browser Market Share - Overview
  1. Chrome has around 65% of the market share as of Q1 2023. Safari and Edge make it to the second and third spot with 18.86% and 4.27%, respectively. 
  1. The market share of web browsers as of October 2023 is as follows: 
BrowserMarket Share Owned
Google Chrome64.17%
Apple Safari19.62%
Microsoft Edge4.87%
Mozilla Firefox2.92%
Samsung Internet.2.54%
Opera.2.62%
UC Browser0.92%
Android0.67%
360 Safe Browser0.26%
Other 1.4%
  1. As of Oct 2023, Google Chrome holds 51.94% of the browser share in the United States. On the other hand, Safari, Edge, and Opera have market shares of 29.29%, 8.67%, and 4.4%, respectively.
  1. According to Statista, Chrome had 3,229.76 million users in the year 2021. At the same time, the Safari browser had 576.85 million users. 
  1. 66.14% of the market share of desktop browsers belongs to Chrome. Safari is the second leading desktop browser, with 9.01% of the desktop market share as of Q4 2020. 
  1. Chrome owns 60.63% of the browser market share in the United States. Besides, 16.48% of the market share belongs to the Safari browser
  1. 66.22% market share of mobile browsers belongs to Chrome, and 24.17% belongs to the Safari browser
  1. As of Q3 2022, Safari Browser rules the market share of mobile browsers. It accounts for 51.13% of the mobile browser market share. It is followed by Chrome, accounting for 42.4%of the market share. 

Most Popular Web Browsers

  1. The majority of users around the world prefer Google Chrome. Almost 66% of the browser market share belongs to Google Chrome as of 2023.
Most Popular Web Browsers

 In contrast, only 2.27% of the browser market share is owned by Opera.

Safari ranks 2nd when speaking of the highest browser market share, with almost 19% of the users preferring the browser. 

The following table displays the percentage of market share owned by different browsers. 

BrowserMarket Share Owned
Chrome65.74%
Safari18.86%
Edge4.27%
Firefox2.92%
Samsung Internet.2.6%
Opera.2.27%

Source: Oberlo.

  1. Google Chrome browser owns almost 63% share of the global browser market. It is followed by Apple Safari, accounting for 20.86% of the share. 

Comparatively, in May 2022. Chrome was accountable for almost 66% of the web browser market share. At the same time, Safari is accountable for 20.86% of the browser market share. 

Here is a table displaying the market share of different browsers over the past quarters. 

MonthChromeSafariEdgeFirefoxSamsung 
Oct 202364.17%19.62%4.87%2.92%2.54%
Q3 202363.52%19.9%5.29%2.93%2.34%
Q2 202363.08%20.54%5.14%2.78%2.51%
Q1 202364.76%19.52%4.64%2.93%2.57%
Q4 202264.68%18.29%4.23%3.01%3.05%
Q3 202265.68%18.68%4.33%3.15%2.75%
Q2 202265.89%18.62%4.13%3.26%2.87%

Source: Statista

  1. There were 3.229 billion users of Chrome in the year 2021. Comparatively, in the year 2020, it had only  3.064 billion users. 

At the same time, Safari had only 576.85 million users in 2021 and  515.35 million users in the year 2020. 

The following table displays the number of browser users over the past years. 

YearChromeSafariFirefoxOperaEdge
20213,229.76million576.85 million362.18 million123.02 million387.67 million
20203,064.61 million515.35 million377.8 million105.46 million126.09 million
20192,739.96 million448.97 million364.53 million93.09 million175.06 million
20182,395.14million371.04 million378.87 million82.78 million144.31 million
20172,044.36 million369.2 million431.88 million67.85 million126.05 million
20161,844.31 million313.98 million452.31 million59.51 million78.17 million
20151,505.65 million293.33 million473.23 million51.4 million12.41 million
20141,252.08 million284.08 million492.8 million37.95 millionNA

Source: Statista. 

Most Popular Browser in Different Regions around the Globe

Here are the details of most popular browsers in different regions worldwide.

United States

  1. Chrome was recorded to own most of the browser market share in the United States. It was accountable for almost 51% of the browser market share in December 2022. At the same time, Safari accounted for 34% of the browser market share. 

In December 2021, Chrome owned just 49% of the browser market share, and Safari owned almost 37% of the market share. 

Here are the details about the browser market share owned by the top browsers in the United States over the past months.

Month Chrome SafariEdgeFirefox
Q3 202352.22%30.38%8.22%3.48%
Q2 202347.78%33.99%8.94%3.38%
Q1 202349.98%34.62%7.24%3.53%
Q4 202250.83%33.97%6.73%3.59%
Q3 202250.6%34.65%6.37%3.52%
Q2 202250.21%35.63%6.14%3.46%
Q1 202249.72%35.96%5.91%3.53%
Q4 202148.74%36.74%5.92%3.63%

Source: Statista.

Europe

  1. As of the year 2022, Chrome was accountable for 58.48% of browser share in Europe. At the same time, Safari owned 21.66% of the browser market share. 

In contrast, the Yandex browser owned a share of 0.88%. While, Firefox and Edge own a browser market share of 5.22% and 5.82%, respectively. 

The following table displays the browser market share owned by different browsers in Europe over the past years. 

Browser2023202220212020
Chrome59.46%58.48%60.1%61.19%
Safari20.88%21.66%19.85%18.62%
Firefox5.23%5.22%6.3%6.97%
Edge6.21%5.82%4.81%1.76%
Samsung Internet3.3%3.38%3.71%3.86%
Opera3.08%3.36%2.76%2.31%
Yandex Browser0.81%0.88%0.67%0.74%
Internet ExplorerN/AN/A0.58%1.41%
Android0.38%0.41%0.4%0.5%
Edge LegacyN/AN/A0.26%1.91%
Others0.49%0.79%0.56%0.73%

Source: Statista.

Asia

  1. As of October 2023, Chrome owns almost three-fourths of the web browser market share in Asia. It accounts for 74.28% of the browser market share in the continent. 

It is followed by Safari browser, with a browser market share of 11.85%, and Samsung Internet, with a browser market value of 2.62%. 

The following table displays the percentage of market share owned by different internet browsers in Asia. 

BrowserMarket Share 
Chrome74.28%
Safari11.85%
Samsung Internet2.62%
Edge2.46%
Firefox1.58%
Opera1.63%
UC Browser1.85%
Android1.04%
Other2.7%

Source: Statista. 

Global Browser Share Held by Desktop Browsers

  1. The Global desktop browser market share owned by Chrome accounts for 66.14% as of December 2022. 

At the same time, Firefox owns 7.21% of the desktop browser market share. Besides, Edge owns 10.98% of the desktop browser share. 

The following table displays the desktop browser share owned by the top browsers over the past months. 

MonthChrome FirefoxSafariEdge
Q4 202266.14%7.21%9.01%10.98%
Q3 202267.34%7.27%8.93%10.8%
Q2 202266.93%7.8%8.93%10.64%
Q1 202267.29%7.57%9.56%9.65%
Q4 202166.6%8.49%9.56%9.22%

Source: Statista.

 Desktop Browser Share Worldwide

  1. The leading desktop browser in the United States is Chrome, with 60.63% of the market share owned by it as of January 2023. 

Safari is the second most preferred desktop browser, with 16.48% of the desktop browser market share. 

Let’s take a detailed look at the market share owned by leading desktop browsers in the United States. 

Month ChromeSafariEdgeFirefox
Q1 202360.63%16.48%13.54%6.2%
Q4 202260.14%16.06%13.8%6.58%
Q3 202260.78%15.65%13.61%6.75%
Q2 202261.35%15.58%13.47%6.76%
Q1 202260.2%17.65%12.12%6.5%

Source: Statista. 

  1. Chrome owns 74.26% of the desktop browser market share in Asia as of February 2023. At the same time, Edge owns 8.32% of the desktop browser share. 

Firefox and Safari follow them with 4.95% and 4.89% of the desktop browser market share. 

The following table displays the desktop browser share owned by different browsers in Asia as of February 2023. 

BrowserDesktop Browser Share. 
Chrome74.26%
Edge8.32%
Firefox4.95%
Safari4.89%
360 Safe Browser2.43%
Other5.15%

Source: Statista. 

  1.  Chrome is responsible for 59.27% of the desktop browser market share in the United Kingdom as of 2022. Chrome had the same market share in the United Kingdom in the year 2021 as well. 

At the same time, the desktop market share of Safari dropped from 16.95% in 2021  to 14.65% in 2022. In contrast, the market share of Edge grew from 13.84 in 2021 to 17.59% in 2022. 

Here is a table displaying the desktop market share of browsers in the United Kingdom over the past years. 

Browser20212022
Chrome59.27%59.27%
Safari16.95%14.65%
Edge13.84%17.59%
Firefox5.85%5.46%
Opera1.74%1.9%
Other1.48%1.13%

Source: Statista. 

Global Browser Share Held By Mobile Browsers

  1. The mobile browser market share owned by Chrome in Q4 2022 was recorded to be 66.22%. At the same time, Safari owned a mobile browser market share of 24.17%. 

In contrast, Chrome owned 63.06% of the mobile browser market share in November 2021. Safari owned 25.87%, and Samsung Internet owned 5.2% of the mobile browser market share in November 2021. 

Here is detailed data about the percentage of market share owned by different mobile browsers over the past months.

MonthChromeSafariSamsung InternetOpera
Q4 202266.22%24.17%4.53%1.66%
Q3 202265.23%24.62%4.69%1.86%
Q2 202265.88%24.09%4.81%1.62%
Q1 202263.27%24.8%4.99%1.86%
Q4 202162.48%26.48%5.19%1.96%

Source: Statista. 

  1. As of February 2023, Chrome was the most widely used browser, with 74.62% of the mobile browser market share in Asia. 

It was followed by Safari and Samsung Internet, with a market share of 14.29% and 3.75%, respectively. 

The following table displays the percentage of market share owned by different mobile browsers in Asia as of February 2023.

Mobile BrowserMarket Share 
Chrome74.62%
Safari14.29%
Samsung Internet3.75%
UC Browser2.6%
Opera1.58%
Android1.36%
QQBrowser0.36%
Coc Coc0.28%
Other1.16%

Source: Statista.

  1. Safari browser owned the largest mobile browser market share in the United States. On August 22, it was accountable for 51.13% of the mobile browser market share in the country.

At the same time, Chrome was accountable for 42.4% of the share of mobile browsers. Other browsers that made their way to the top list are Samsung Internet and Firefox, with 4.42% and 0.84% shares of the marketplace. 

The following table displays the percentage of a marketplace owned by different mobile browsers in the United States. 

MonthSafariChromeSamsung InternetFirefox
Q3 202251.13%42.4%4.42%0.84%
Q2 202253.21%41.05%3.65%0.84%
Q1 202253.67%40.18%3.82%0.84%
Q4 202154.87%38.95%4.01%0.88%
Q3 202153.05%40.32%4.26%0.86%

Source: Statista.

  1. Safari owns almost 45.53% of the mobile web browser market share. It is the most used mobile browser in the United Kingdom as well. It is followed by Chrome, with 44.35% of the mobile browser market share as of August 2022. 

Apart from them, Samsung Internet, with 7.68% of the market share, and Opera, with 0.44% of the market share, managed to top the list in the United Kingdom. 

The following table displays the market share of the leading mobile browsers recorded over the past months in the United States.

MonthSafariChromeSamsung InternetOpera
Q3 202245.53%44.35%7.68%0.44%
Q2 202247.25%42.96%7.49%0.45%
Q1 202247.26%42.31%7.76%0.47%
Q4 202151.1%39.25%7.92%0.38%
Q3 202148.54%41.48%8.13%0.44%

Source: Statista.

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