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Nielsen Announces June U.S. Search Share Rankings

 

NEW YORK– August 12, 2009 – The Nielsen Company today reported June 2009 data for the top U.S. Search Providers.

MegaView Search data – including total searches, unique searchers, search share, and all other search figures – cannot be trended with search results prior to June 2009 due to recent methodology changes.


Table 1: Top 10 Search Providers for June 2009, Ranked by Searches (U.S.)

Provider

Searches (000)

Share of Searches

All Search

10,004,427

100.0%

Google Search

6,611,079

66.1%

Yahoo! Search

1,624,774

16.2%

Bing Search

879,530

8.8%

AOL Search

298,442

3.0%

Ask.com Search

179,307

1.8%

My Web Search

109,913

1.1%

Comcast Search

45,378

0.5%

Yellow Pages Search

38,159

0.4%

NexTag Search

30,133

0.3%

Local.com Search

16,189

0.2%

  Source: Nielsen MegaView Search

Searches represent the total number of queries conducted at the provider. Example:  An estimated 6.6 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 66.1 percent of all search queries conducted during the given time period.