Chrome vs Firefox vs Internet Explorer in South Africa

The latest statistics show that Chrome continues to eat into the market share of other browsers

January 9, 2014
Web browsers Opera, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome

The latest Statcouter statistics show that Chrome is gaining market share in the South African Internet browser market at the expense of Internet Explorer and Firefox.

According to Statcounter’s November 2013 browser statistics for SA, Internet Explorer is the most popular browser with a market share of 36.76%. Chrome is a close second with 33.23%, and Firefox third with 15.75%.

Over the last few years Internet Explorer’s local market share plummeted from around 80% to below 40%.

The biggest benefactor of this decline was Google’s Chrome browser, as shown in the graph below.

Browser stats in South Africa

Browser stats in South Africa

MyBroadband’s browser stats

When looking at MyBroadband’s visitors, who are typically tech-savvy individuals, Chrome is by far the most popular browser.

Browser stats

Browser stats for MyBroadband

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