Google Chrome Statistics, User Counts, Facts & News (2022)

Last Updated on: April 6th, 2022

Google Chrome Statistics User Counts Facts News


Here are a few of the most interesting Google Chrome statistics and facts I was able to dig up including user counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.


Google Chrome Facts

What is Google Chrome?

In 2008, the search giant Google launched a fairly innocent-enough new web browser. At the time of launch, Google’s Chrome faced an uphill battle in a market dominated by longtime chart-toppers Internet Explorer, Firefox and Apple’s Safari along with a number of smaller and regional browsers. Chrome quickly proved it was up to the challenged and quickly passed each of its elder competitors in market share leaving it the default web browser for billions of people across the globe. In the past decade, the Chrome product has evolved into a full platform as the Chrome OS has become a very popular web-based computer operating system.


Google Chrome User Count

How many people use Chrome:

2.6 billion users

Last updated 10/9/21


Additional Google Chrome Statistics

Number of Chrome extensions and themes available on the Chrome Web Store:

250,000

Last updated 10/9/20


Average number of daily Chrome extension downloads:

4 million

Last updated 10/9/20


Number of Chromebooks being used in classrooms:

40 million

Last updated 1/21/20


Average number of people that visit their Google Account daily:

20 million

Last updated 12/19/19


Amount of mobile traffic that Chrome users are responsible for:

14.3%

Last updated 9/29/14


Chrome’s share of the worldwide internet browser market:

53.9%

Last updated 7/24/17


Chrome’s share of the worldwide internet browser market (desktop):

65.21%

Last updated 9/3/18


Percentage of mobile web page views that occur in Chrome:

32.48%

Last updated 8/6/18


Percentage of iOS web traffic generated from Google’s Chrome browser:

3%

Last updated 10/11/13


Chrome’s Web Browser share in Europe:

29.7%

(Top browser)

Last updated 2/6/14


Average number of malicious websites Google Chrome protects users from monthly:

205 million

Last updated 4/17/17


Number of devices that Google’s Safe Browsing service protects:

3 billion

Last updated 9/11/17


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Google Chrome statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.


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