Firefox cannot be stopped: close to 25% of the European use rate. The use rate in Europe still remains lower than Oceania's since November 2006.
Firefox' use rate in Europe has gained nearly 5 points since April 2006.
From 19.4% in the week of April 8 to 14, 2006, Firefox' use rate in Europe increased to 24.1% in the week of March 5 to 11, 2007:
Two European countries exceed 40%: Slovenia (44.5%) and Finland (41.3%). Croatia, Germany and Slovakia exceed 35%.
Globally, for all of the European countries within XiTi’s study, the use rate for Firefox increased from 23.2% to 24.1% between the week of November 20 to 26, 2006 (see our prior study) and the week of March 5 to 11, 2007. The Czech Republic achieved the greatest increase in points: from 26.7% to 31.5% (i.e. +4.8 points for Firefox’ use rate), and as a percentage: +18%. Among the 30 European countries studied below, the rate of five decreased in relation to November 2006: Hungary (–3.9 points), Denmark (-1.7 points), Estonia (-1 point), Holland (-0.7 point) and Italy (-0.5 point).
Slovenia still leads the European countries with its use rate rising significantly: 44.5% for the week of March 5 to 11, 2007, i.e. +4 points versus the week of November 20 to 26, 2006. Finland maintains its second place (+2 points) and Croatia comes in third with a rate of 36.5% (+3.7 points), followed by Germany and Slovakia. More