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Global usage Internet Explorer down but Firefox and Google Chrome up according to OneStat.com

Amsterdam - April 6 2009 - OneStat.com (http://www.onestat.com), the number one provider of real-time intelligence web analytics, today reported that the global usage share of Internet Explorer has decreased and the global usage shares of Google's Chrome and Firefox has increased.

Microsoft's Internet Explorer dominates the browser market with a global usage share of 79.79 percent. In November 2008 the total global usage share of Microsoft's Internet Explorer was 81.36 percent. In February 2008 the total global usage share of Microsoft's Internet Explorer was 83.27 percent. The most popular browser on the internet is Explorer 7 with a global usage share of 59.69 percent.

Mozilla's global usage share has increased 0.92 percent since November. The global usage share of Mozilla is 15.59 percent.

Google's Chrome browser global usage share has increased 0.32 percent since November and has a global usage share of 0.86 percent.

The most popular browsers on the web are:


Worldwide March 2009
Internet Explorer 79.79%
Mozilla Firefox 15.59%
Apple Safari 2.65%
Google Chrome 0.86%
Opera 0.54%
Netscape 0.31%

USA March 2009
Internet Explorer 72.69%
Mozilla Firefox 20.40%
Apple Safari 4.53%
Google Chrome 1.05%
Opera 0.49%
Netscape 0.38%

Canada March 2009
Internet Explorer 65.55%
Mozilla Firefox 23.09%
Apple Safari 7.36%
Google Chrome 1.32%
Opera 0.75%
Netscape 0.56%

United Kingdom March 2009
Internet Explorer 80.91%
Mozilla Firefox 15.16%
Apple Safari 1.94%
Google Chrome 0.85%
Opera 0.60%
Netscape 0.36%

Netherlands March 2009
Internet Explorer 85.21%
Mozilla Firefox 11.52%
Apple Safari 1.92%
Google Chrome 0.67%
Opera 0.37%
Netscape 0.22%

Belgium March 2009
Internet Explorer 62.74%
Mozilla Firefox 27.90%
Apple Safari 5.17%
Google Chrome 1.76%
Opera 1.25%
Netscape 0.72%

Spain March 2009
Internet Explorer 70.78%
Mozilla Firefox 23.00%
Apple Safari 2.33%
Google Chrome 1.52%
Opera 0.95%
Netscape 0.55%

France March 2009
Internet Explorer 71.57%
Mozilla Firefox 23.48%
Apple Safari 2.90%
Google Chrome 0.86%
Opera 0.54%
Netscape 0.46%

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Methodology: A global usage share of xx percent for browser Y means that xx percent of the visitors of Internet users arrived at sites that are using one of OneStat.com's services by using browser Y. All numbers mentioned in the research are averages of last week and all measurements are normalised to the GMT timezone. Research is based on a sample of 2 million visitors divided into 20,000 visitors of 100 countries each day.

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