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Q: Search Engines ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Search Engines
Category: Computers
Asked by: ew32-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 04 Jul 2006 04:52 PDT
Expires: 03 Aug 2006 04:52 PDT
Question ID: 743223
Which is the biggest search engine currently used in the UK? And do
you know any relevant statisitics
Subject: Re: Search Engines
Answered By: answerfinder-ga on 04 Jul 2006 06:17 PDT
Dear ew32-ga,

According to a report from Hitwise, the largest are Google, MSN
Search, Yahoo! Search and Ask Jeeves (now Ask). Together they
represented 81% of all search traffic for the UK in September 2005.
Google?s UK site had 63% of this group of four.

In the UK, 63 per cent of visits to a search engine in the three
months to May [2006] went to Google, compared with 47 per cent in the

You may also be interested in this report from Nielsen Ratings ranked
by click-throughs per searcher.

From my own experience I can say these appears accurate. I have a UK
based web site and referrals from outstrips by far any
other search engine.

I hope this answers your question. If it does not, or the answer is
unclear, then please ask for clarification of this research before
rating the answer. I shall respond to the clarification request as
soon as I receive it.
Thank you
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