Firefox 3 Becomes Europe Top Browser

Firefox 3.0 has surpassed Internet Explorer (IE) 7, which encompasses 3 million web pages, leading to 4 billion page views per month, making it the most popular browser in Europe, confirmed by StatCounter’s statistics.


Firefox contains a share of 35%, edging out Internet Explorer 7, who sticks at 34%. Internet Explorer 6 still sits at 11%, with IE8 having a share of 2.3%. This puts Internet Explorer’s total share at about 48%, and Firefox’ at 38%. Opera also acts very well in Europe, with a share of 7%. Chrome and Safari are both fixed below 3%.

StatCounter’s statistics for worldwide browser usage put IE at 62%, Firefox at 29%, and Opera, Chrome, and Safari at less than 3% each. North America has figures very similar to the worldwide ones, but with Safari at 5%, and Opera at less than 1%.

2 thoughts on “Firefox 3 Becomes Europe Top Browser

  • April 9, 2009 at 12:33 am

    I love it. Firefox is such a great browser. It is nice to see Microsoft getting bumped out of the market share in some areas.

  • April 11, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    I don’t see why so many people use Internet Explorer. Firefox is so much better.

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