Google gained 75% more searches between December 2004 and December 2005

The top three search engines all experienced double-digit growth YTY in December 2005. Google Search grew 75% to nearly 2.

The top three search engines all experienced double-digit growth YTY in December 2005. Google Search grew 75% to nearly 2.5 bln searches; Yahoo! Search rose 53% to nearly 1.1 bln searches, and MSN Search increased 20% to 553 mln searches.

Search engine use in December 2005
 Searches, 000Growth
Search engineDec 2004Dec 2005YTY
Google1,414,7782,475,89575
Yahoo!711,8571,085,91853
MSN460,377553,47620
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings