Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari are the most popular browsers for internet usage for computers. A couple of years ago, Internet Explorer was reining the browser market with about 80% dominance. But now the usage of internet explorer has slumped and other browsers like Firefox, Chrome etc. have risen up. If you want to keep yourself updated on the internet browser usage statistics, you can rely on browser stats page from w3schools. W3 Schools’ browser statistics tool gives you the browser statistics regarding their worldwide usage. You can see the statistics for the major browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera. You can see the stats for the browser popularity by month. The data on W3 schools shows that currently, Firefox is the most popular browser around the world.
You can also check this browse usage data using Google Spreadsheets. Open a blank spreadsheet on Google Docs and paste the following into the first cell and hit Enter.
=ImportHtml(“http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp”, “table”, 8)
This will pull the data into Google Spreadsheets. The good thing about this is that you can then isnert a graph or a chart based on the data in the spreadsheet. This lets you quickly visualize the browser usage statistics for the most popular browsers.