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The Reach of Firefox

THE REACH OF FIREFOX JAN, 2009 FEB MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPT. OCT. NOV. DEC. JAN. 2010 FEB. MARCH 120 million ACTIVE DAILY USERS Hundreds of millions of people use Firefox every day. In the beginning of 2009, there were a little over 80 million active daily users. In April of 2010, there were about 120 million. In the below, number of users are shown by time and country. 90 June 11, 2009 March 27, 2009 April 21, 2009 3.0.11 July 16, 2009 April 27, 2009 3.0.10 3.0.8 3.0.9 1,349,345 3.5.1 2 million 1,480,133 1,484,759 1,542,482 Feb. 3, 2009 Nov. 5, 2009 3.5.5 1,630,112 Sept. 9, 2009 3.06 release 3.0.14 March 22, 2010 1,835,774 downloads March 4, 2009 1,852,744 Oct. 27, 2009 3.0.15 and 3.5.4 June 30, 2009 1,911,552 Dec. 15, 2009 3.6.2 Jan. 5, 2010 3.0.7 Aug. 3, 2009 3.0.13 and 3.5.2 3.5 3.0.16 and 3.5.6 2,035,972 3.5.7 2,167,303 2,185,550 2,160,424 2,168,771 2.220,648 2.173,788 Jan. 21, 2010 July 21, 2009 3.0.12 3.6 DAILY DOWNLOADS 2,810,685 2,896,058 At least one million people download Firefox per day, with spikes during each release. Since 2009, the busiest day was on February 17, 2010, the day 710.6 million downloads version 3.5.8 was released. Firefox was downloaded 4.7 million times. 4 January 1, 2009 to April 1, 2010 AROUND THE WORLD ADD-ON TOTALS Feb. 17, 2010 3.5.8 4,737,688 Worldwide usage of Firefox continues to grow, but the rate differs across regions. The below map shows who uses the browser, adjusted by the number of Internet users in each country. Darker shades show higher adoption rate. Users per 1,000 Internet users" 1.95 billion downloads 50 100 400 140,000 approved add-ons and personas EUROPE I countries are in the top half of Firefox usage, with the exception of Belarus. 170 million in use per day NORTH AMERICA ASIA Firefox usage is low in countries like China3; 57,000 collections Like Europe, there are higher Firefox usage rates in the United States and Canada. Mexico, however, however, it appears that there are some countries has relatively fow usage. with higher usage rates like Myanmar and Mongolia. ADD-ONS, DAILY USAGE There was a spike in add-on usage mid- February of 2010. This matches up with a similar spike in downloads, when Firefox 3,5,8 250 million 200 SOUTH AMERICA AFRICA was released. For the most part, South The continent 150 American countries are in with the lowest 100 Internet usage. the middle fifty percent for Firefox usage. rates also has the AUSTRALIA 50 lowest Firefox Relative to other coun- tries, Firefox usage is in about the 50th percentile. usage rates. April 2009 Sept. 2009 March 2010 PERSONAS, DAILY USAGE Personas for Firefox had been available as an 20 million Usage rates are based on dctive Firefox users on April 1, 2010. It is likely that sesage is higher, especially in regions where linternet usage is usually not a daily activity- ANTARTICA extension, but the feature was built-in to Not many people live here, but there are a handful of Firefox users. Firefox 3.6, first released in January 21, 2010. 15 Usage spiked immediately. 10 April 2009 Sept. 2009 March 2010 POPULAR PERSONAS MAKING THE WEB BETTER Sunset Over Water Japanese Tattoo Endless Possibilities Two Little Birds We believe the Internet is a public resource that must remain open and accessible to all. As public benefit software, every Firefox download supports the Mozilla mission of encouraging choice, innovation and opportunity on the Web. Retro Notes There are over 35,000 personas available. Here Harry Potter are the top ten, based on the average number of Bob Marley requests between March 26 and April 1, 2010. Mozilla Firefox Sunset Over Water and Japanese Tattoo lead the Pink Radiance way. Underwater Dolphins 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 Hundred thousand requests 1.3 billion total downloads and counting... Sources: Mozilla, Internet World Stats; Design by: Nathan Yau, FlowingData

The Reach of Firefox

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Mozilla's statistics, including active daily users on the top, mirrored by daily downloads on the bottom. Notice the holiday dips and the spikes with each new release, with an overall trend of up? Geo...


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