Typical Website Statistics, Distribution/Consumer Website, June 2003

The following are typical statistics that will represent what browsers and versions users are using to access your website.  The importance of this is that all new web pages must be tested to operate in not only the latest versions of browsers, but also previous versions.  Typical users do not update their browsers to more current versions unless they either purchase a new system, their system is having some sort of trouble, or the updates are automated.

Most active browsers by type and version:
  AOL 4.x   with   3505   sessions   (58.07% of all sessions)
  Netscape 4.x   with   1010   sessions   (16.73% of all sessions)
  MSIE 5.x   with   529   sessions   (8.76% of all sessions)
  Unknown   with   458   sessions   (7.59% of all sessions)
  Netscape 5.x   with   220   sessions   (3.64% of all sessions)
  AOL 5.x   with   184   sessions   (3.05% of all sessions)
  MSIE 4.x   with   103   sessions   (1.71% of all sessions)
  Netscape 3.x   with   18   sessions   (0.30% of all sessions)
  WebTV 2.x   with   4   sessions   (0.07% of all sessions)
  Netscape 2.x   with   3   sessions   (0.05% of all sessions)
  Opera 3.x   with   2   sessions   (0.03% of all sessions)

 

Most browsers by brand preference:
  AOL   with   3689   sessions   (61.12% of all sessions)
  MSIE   with   1529   sessions   (25.33% of all sessions)
  Other   with   456   sessions   (7.55% of all sessions)
  Netscape   with   356   sessions   (5.90% of all sessions)
  WebTV   with   4   sessions   (0.07% of all sessions)
  Opera   with   2   sessions   (0.03% of all sessions)

 

Most popular user operating systems used for access:
  Windows 98   with   2702   sessions   (44.76% of all sessions)
  Windows NT   with   2229   sessions   (36.93% of all sessions)
  Unknown   with   666   sessions   (11.03% of all sessions)
  Windows 95   with   224   sessions   (3.71% of all sessions)
  Macintosh PPC   with   211   sessions   (3.50% of all sessions)
  Windows 3.1x   with   3   sessions   (0.05% of all sessions)
  LINUX   with   1   sessions   (0.02% of all sessions)

 

Top 10 new browser tags during period:
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; CS 2000 6.0; Wal-Mart ...   with   86   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; MSN 2.6; AOL 6.0; Wind...   with   86   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 4.01; CS 2000; Windows 95)   with   56   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; AOL 8.0; Windows 98; Y...   with   44   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; AOL 8.0; Windows NT 5....   with   44   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; AOL 5.0; Windows 98; ...   with   42   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; AOL 7.0; Windows 98; C...   with   37   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; AOL 8.0; Windows NT 5....   with   37   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; AOL 8.0; Windows 98; D...   with   34   sessions
  Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; MSN 2.5; AOL 4.0; Win...   with   24   sessions