Top 5 Search Engines in January; Searches Up 26% YoY to 6.6 billion

In January 2007, Google share of online search in US jumped 0.2% to 47.5%, according to comScore Networks qSearch analysis of activity across competitive search engines in  the US.  Yahoo! Sites lost 0.4% share to finish second with 28.1% of U.S. searches. 

Americans conducted 6.9 billion searches online in January, up 2% from December and a 26% jump from the same month a year ago. 

 

Share of Online Searches by Engine in the US

 

Jan-07 Searches

Dec-06

Jan-07

Pt Chg vs. Previous Month

Total Internet Population

6.9 bil.

100%

100%

N/A

Google Sites

3.3 bil.

47.3

47.5

0.2

Yahoo! Sites

1.9 bil.

28.5

28.1

-0.4

Microsoft Sites

733 mil.

10.5

10.6

0.1

Ask Network

361 mil.

5.4

5.2

-0.2

Time Warner Network

342 mil.

4.9

5.0

0.1

Source: comScore Networks

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