Hitwise: Google at 65 Percent of All Searches

The latest numbers from Hitwise show that Google is continuing a slow but seemingly inexorable climb in popularity. Google accounted for 65.26 percent of all U.S. searches in the month of April. Yahoo! Search, MSN Search and Ask.com each received 20.73 percent, 8.46 percent and 3.69 percent, respectively.

That's a 1.13 percent rise for Google over March, and an almost 7 percent increase year-over-year. Yahoo declined about .75 percent since March, and declined 1.5 percent year-over-year. The full breakdown:

Search Engine

Feb 07

Mar 07

April 07

Change

Google

63.90%

64.13%

65.26%

1.36%

Yahoo

21.47%

21.26%

20.73%

-0.74%

MSN

8.81%

8.55%

8.46%

-0.35%

Ask

3.52%

3.48%

3.69%

0.17%