Number of search engines launched annually from 1993 to 2012
Number of major search engine launches as of 2012
This statistic indicates the number of new search engines launched between 1993 and 2012. In 2005, four search engines were launched: AOL Search, Ask.com, GoodSearch and SearchMe. American-based market leader Google was launched in 1998.
Number of search engines launched annually from 1993 to 2012
YearsNumber of launches per year
'932
'943
'956
'963
'972
'982
'995
'002
'031
'043
'054
'066
'074
'088
'094
'105
'112
'121
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Source

Release date

October 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1993 to 2012

Supplementary notes

The search engines mentioned in the source are a selection without any thematic limitations of the search area. A complete list, but no time frame, can be found on Wikipedia .

Number of major search engine launches as of 2012
This statistic indicates the number of new search engines launched between 1993 and 2012. In 2005, four search engines were launched: AOL Search, Ask.com, GoodSearch and SearchMe. American-based market leader Google was launched in 1998.
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