This section requires expansion with: Information about national search engines like StatCounter, Yandex, Naver and their market share in respective countries.. (October 2011)
Search engine Market share in May 2011
Google 82.80% Yahoo! 6.42% Baidu 4.89% Bing 3.91% Yandex 1.7% Ask 0.52% AOL 0.3%
Google's worldwide market share peaked at 86.3% in April 2010. Yahoo!, Bing and other search engines are more popular in the US than in Europe.
According to Hitwise, market share in the U.S. for October 2011 was Google 65.38%, Bing-powered (Bing and Yahoo!) 28.62%, and the remaining 66 search engines 6%. However, an Experian Hit wise report released in August 2011 gave the "success rate" of searches sampled in July. Over 80 percent of Yahoo! and Bing searches resulted in the users visiting a web site, while Google's rate was just under 68 percent.
In the People's Republic of China, Baidu held a 61.6% market share for web search in July 2009. In Russian Federation, Yandex holds around 60% of the market share as of April 2012.