How Many People Use Microsoft Edge

How Many People Use Microsoft Edge Worldwide?

Quick Answer:

The total number of Microsoft Edge users is currently estimated to be around 232 million people.

Microsoft Edge is a browser that is made by Microsoft. It was first released in 2015.

Microsoft Edge is based on the Chromium project. Chromium is an open-source project that is used to build Google Chrome.

Microsoft Edge Chromium was released on January 15, 2020.

How Many People Use Edge?

Microsoft Edge is currently the second most popular desktop browser in the world, with a 10.91% market share.

On all platforms, Microsoft Edge is in the third place with a 4.3% market share.

Microsoft Edge has been gaining market share steadily since its launch in 2015.

In January of 2020, StatCounter reported that Edge held a 0.02% share of the desktop browser market. By January of 2021, that number had risen to 7.8%. And as of August 2022, Edge holds a 10.91% share of the market.

While Microsoft Edge is not the most popular browser in the world, it is clear that it is slowly but surely gaining ground. And with the release of Microsoft Edge Chromium, that trend is likely to continue.

Desktop Browser Market Share Worldwide

Source: Statcounter August 2022

Browser Market Share Worldwide (all platforms)

Samsung Internet2.85%
Source: Statcounter August 2022

According to Worldometer, there are currently (as of September 16, 2022) over 5.4 billion Internet users in the world. That would bring the overall number of Edge users to around 232 million people.

Digital 2022 July Global Statshot Report shows the following stats of Internet usage worldwide.  

Total number of Internet users based on different sources

To sum up, Microsoft Edge is not the most popular browser in the world, but it is slowly but surely gaining market share.

It will be interesting how the competition between Edge and Chrome will evolve, especially considering the fact that both browsers are built on Chromium.

Do you use Microsoft Edge? Let us know in the comments below!


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