Safari Market Share

Safari Market Share 2024 (U.S. & Worldwide)

Published on: June 5, 2023
Last Updated: June 5, 2023

Safari Market Share 2024 (U.S. & Worldwide)

Published on: June 5, 2023
Last Updated: June 5, 2023

Apple’s Safari is one of the fastest and most popular web browsers worldwide. It is the default browser for Apple devices like Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

Since most Apple users use their default browser to access various content online, Safari recorded over 1 billion users.

Today, Safari is the second leading browser worldwide, next to Google Chrome.

Do you want to know the Safari market share in 2024 and some interesting information about this web browser?

Let’s find out in this article.

Key Statistics

  • Safari surpasses Google Chrome in the mobile browser market in the United States, accounting for over 55% market share.
  • Safari accounts for a 20.48% market share in the global browser market.
  • Safari recently surpassed Edge in the desktop browser market with less than a 1% market share difference.
  • The fastest browser in the world is Safari.
  • Over 1 billion people worldwide are using Safari.
  • Safari leads the mobile browser market in the UK, accounting for 50.7% market share.
  • Based on the latest report, Safari ranks second in the desktop browser market worldwide, with a market share of almost 12%.

Safari Market Share in 2024

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Safari is a web browser developed by the tech giant Apple Inc. It was primarily the default browser for Mac computers until it became the default browser for all Apple devices.

The widespread adoption of iPhones increased the popularity and usage of Safari as a mobile browser.

Safari surpasses Google Chrome in the mobile browser market in the United States.

It recorded a 55.02% market share in the US mobile browser market in April 2023, while Chrome recorded 38.66%.

In terms of the global browser market, Safari is also the closest competitor of Chrome.

It accounts for a 20.48% market share, while Chrome accounts for 63.45%.

Safari Taking the Second Spot

When it comes to the desktop browser market worldwide, Safari and Edge are battling for the second spot. Safari recently surpassed Edge with less than 1% market share.

It had an 11.89% market share in the desktop browser market in April 2023, while Edge had 10.95%.

This browser also grew in popularity in the United Kingdom.

Its market share reached 32.45% in the browser market in the country, leading it to be the second-most popular browser in the UK.

List of Safari Market Share in the Global Browser Market

Here is the list of the Safari market share in the global browser market:

  • The Safari market share in the global browser market reached 19.16% in April 2022
  • The Safari market share in the global browser market reached 18.61% in June 2022
  • The Safari market share in the global browser market reached 18.78% in August 2022
  • The Safari market share in the global browser market reached 19.03% in October 2022
  • The Safari market share in the global browser market reached 18.29% in December 2022
  • The Safari market share in the global browser market reached 18.84% in February 2023
  • The Safari market share in the global browser market reached 20.48% in April 2023

All About Safari

Apple’s Safari was released on January 7, 2003, by Apple Inc. as the default browser of Mac computers. It later on became the default browser of iPhones and iPads.

The company developed Safari to be the fastest and best browser worldwide.

Today, Safari is the fastest browser in the world. It is approximately 50% faster at loading frequently visited sites than Google Chrome.

It provides strong security protection and comes with excellent privacy protection technology, including Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP).

Overall, this browser offers a seamless web browsing experience to its users.

How Many People Are Using Safari?

Safari has over 1 billion users worldwide, from nearly 844 million in 2021. Even though it has over a billion users, Chrome is still far ahead of it by more than three times.

It remains to be the second-most used browser worldwide, next to Chrome.

Most Popular Browser in the US Mobile Browser Market

Safari’s popularity recorded a significant boost in 2007 with the introduction of the iPhone.

After several years, it leads all the browsers in the mobile browser market in the United States, leaving Google Chrome in second place.

In April 2023, Safari’s market share in the US mobile browser market hit 55.02%, from 52.24% the previous month.

Below are the five leading browsers in the US mobile browser market in April 2023:

  • Safari had a market share of 55.05% in the US mobile browser market
  • Chrome had a market share of 38.66% in the US mobile browser market
  • Samsung Internet had a market share of 3.61% in the US mobile browser market
  • Firefox had a market share of 0.96% in the US mobile browser market
  • Opera had a market share of 0.54% in the US mobile browser market

What is Safari’s Market Share in the United Kingdom

Statistics show that Safari is the nearest competitor of Google Chrome in the United Kingdom.

It recorded a 32.45% market share in the UK browser market, while Chrome recorded 50.35%.

As to the mobile browser market in the country, it surpasses Chrome.

Safari had a market share of 50.7% in the mobile browser market in the UK, while Chrome had 39.45%.

Second Leading Browser in the Desktop Browser Market

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Based on the latest report, Safari is the second leading browser in the desktop browser market worldwide, next to Google Chrome.

It was only in the third spot in the previous month but eventually surpassed Edge.

Its market share reached 11.89% in April 2023, up from 10.92% last month.

The following are the market shares of the leading browsers in the desktop browser market worldwide in April 2023:

  • The market share of Chrome in the desktop browser market worldwide hit 66.22%
  • The market share of Safari in the desktop browser market worldwide hit 11.89%
  • The market share of Edge in the desktop browser market worldwide hit 10.95%
  • The market share of Firefox in the desktop browser market worldwide hit 5.59%
  • The market share of Opera in the desktop browser market worldwide hit 3.12%

Conclusion

Safari is the best browser to search and browse on the internet using Apple devices since it is their default browser.

Apple users love using Safari because it offers a faster, more secure, and seamless browsing experience than any other browser.

It accounts for a 20.48% market share in the browser market worldwide in April 2023.

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