Search engine market shares for July 2005: Google – 46.2%, Yahoo! – 22.5%, MSN – 12.6%

Nielsen//NetRatings published the search engine shares for July 2005. Google led the market with 46.2% share, followed by Yahoo! with 22.5% and MSN with 12.6%. Between June 2005 and July 2005 Yahoo!, MSN and MyWay search gained traffic, while Google and AOL lost market share.

Search engine market shares

Search engine June 2005 share, % July 2005 share, %
Google 47 46.2
Yahoo! 22.3 22.5
MSN 12.5 12.6
AOL 5.5 5.4
My Way 1.8 2.2
Ask Jeeves 1.8 1.6
Netscape 0.9 1.6
Dogpile 0.8 0.9
iWon 1.0 0.9
EarthLink 0.8 0.8
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings