The most popular Internet browsers in the world

March 2016 data from NetMarketShares shows that Internet Explorer is the most popular Internet browser in the world.

According to the data, Google Chrome is a close second, followed by Firefox, Safari, and Opera.

Chrome is set to overtake IE if current trends continue – with Chrome growing from 26.37% market share in May 2015 to 39.09% in March 2016.

IE has slipped from 55.15% to 43.40% over the same period.

According to a report by Digital Journal, Microsoft’s new Edge browser has a 3.55% market share – less than Internet Explorer 9 at 4.56%.

The list below details the most popular Internet browsers in the world:

  1. Internet Explorer – 43.40%
  2. Google Chrome – 39.09%
  3. Firefox – 10.54%
  4. Safari – 4.87%
  5. Opera – 1.66%

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The most popular Internet browsers in the world