Research firm XiTi reports Firefox has reached a marketshare of 28 percent in Europe in December 2007, up from 23.1% the year before.
Over the totality of the European countries from XiTi’s perimeter, Mozilla Firefox’s use rate shows an evolution of +2% between November (27.3%) and December 2007 (28%).
Estonia allows itself the greatest increase in points: from 35.4% in November to 37.3% in December 2007 (+2 points), followed by Slovenia (+1.6 points). Among the 32 countries studied, only 3 see Mozilla Firefox’s visit share decrease and in relatively minimal proportions: Denmark (-0.6 points), Ukraine (-0.3 points) and the Netherlands (-0.1 points). These last two countries are also those where Mozilla Firefox’s visit share is the lowest in Europe for December 2007.
The leading trio in visit share remains unchanged: Finland with 45.4% precedes Slovenia (44.6%) and Poland (42.4%).
Mozilla Firefox’s use rate in France (25.8%) remains lower to that of Europe, like that of Spain (21.5%).
Internet Explorer now has a marketshare of 66.1%, Opera is third with 3.3%, Safari fourth with 2% and Netscape has 0.5%.
There are also Firefox usage figures per continent: