Microsoft Windows Statistics and User Count for 2024

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting Microsoft Windows statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee 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.

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Microsoft Windows Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Microsoft Windows.

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1985
  • Headquarters: Redmond, WA
  • Founder(s): Bill Gates
  • Parent Company: Microsoft

Microsoft Windows Statistics user count and Facts 2023Microsoft Windows is a widely used operating system for personal computers, tablets, and other devices. It was first introduced in 1985 and is developed and sold by Microsoft Corporation.

Windows provides a graphical user interface (GUI) that allows users to interact with their devices using a mouse, keyboard, or touch screen. It includes a range of features and applications, such as file management, web browsing, email, media playback, and productivity tools like Microsoft Office.

Over the years, Microsoft has released many versions of Windows, including Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, and most recently, Windows 10. Each version has introduced new features, improvements, and security enhancements.

Windows is widely used in homes, businesses, and educational institutions around the world, and is supported by a vast ecosystem of third-party software developers, hardware manufacturers, and service providers.

Overall, Windows has played a major role in the development of personal computing and remains a critical component of the technology landscape today.

Microsoft Windows Statistics

Microsoft Windows User Count

Number of Windows 10 users:

1 billion monthly active users (2020)

Microsoft Windows Revenue Totals

Nothing to report just yet. Please check back soon for updates.

Additional Statistics

Number of countries Windows 10 has users in:

200 countries (2020)

Percentage of the Fortune 500 that use Windows 10 devices:

100% (2020)

Number of PCs running Windows globally:

1.5 billion (2019)

Number of computers that Windows 10 is installed on:

800 million computers globally (2019)

Windows Total Desktop OS Market Share:

91.41% (2017)

Number of Steam gaming PCs that are running Windows 10:

90% (2018)

Windows 10 Desktop OS Market Share:

50.99% (2019)

Windows 8.1 OS Market Share:

4.2% (2019)

Windows 8 OS Market Share:

0.63% (2019)

Windows 7 OS Market Share:

30.34% (2019)

Windows Vista OS Market Share:

0.15% (2019)

Windows XP OS Market Share:

1.57% (2019)

Number of Cortana users:

145 million (2017)

Number of questions asked to Cortana to date:

8 billion questions (2016)

Percentage of Americans that have never used Cortana:

72% (2016)

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these 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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