Google: Statistics

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Google: Statistics

As we all know Google is a huge money making machine that dominates the web in Search, Video and is in the process of taking on Facebook for the social networking title but how power is Google?

Google began in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin and has turned into the number one search engine across the world.  

Here are some amazing statistics of Google’s power, wealth and control over the world.

Wealth:

In 2010, Google had $29.3 billion in revenue. This is more than the GDP of the 28 poorest countries combined!

  • Tuvalu - $31 million
  • Kiribati - $152 million
  • Sao Tome and Principle - $214 million
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - $684 million
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - $676 million
  • Tonga - $363 million
  • Dominica - $475 million
  • Samoa - $530 million
  • Comoros - $574 million
  • Timor-Leste - $628 million
  • Vanuatu - $693 million
  • Solomon Islands - $717 million
  • Grenada - $789 million
  • Guinea-Bissau - $837 million
  • Belize - $1.4 billion
  • Antigua and Barbuda - $1.2 billion
  • Saint Lucia - $1.1 billion
  • Djibouti - $1.1 billion
  • The Gambia - $1.6 billion
  • Liberia - $989 million
  • Seychelles - $937 million
  • Cape Verde - $1.6 billion
  • Sierra Leone - $1.9 billion
  • Central African Republic – 1.9 billion
  • Eritrea - $2.1 billion
  • Maldives - $2.1 billion
  • Burundi - $1.4 billion
  • Bhutan - $1.4 billion

Total = $28.089 billion

Google Products & Services:

Despite all of Google’s products and services, 97% of the revenue is still from advertising.

$2.5 billion of Google’s revenue is from mobile advertising and is expected to double in a year.

Visitors:

Google are able to generate so much revenue by having over 1 billion unique visitors every month, which is 1/7th of the entire planet.

These visitors spend a total of 200 billion minutes per month on its sites which is 200 minutes per visitor a month. In collective years that is 380,265,176 (over 380 million) of time spent on Google per month.

In perspective the first dinosaurs were about 230 million years ago, and the first vertebrate land animals were around 380 million years ago.