Windows XP Still Reigns Supreme In Many Countries

Statcounter’s latest number show Windows XP only has 20.58% marketshare worldwide, while Windows 7 has 52.73% and Windows 8 3.3%.  As Windows XP approaches end-of-life in 7 months, I suspect we’ll see these numbers change somewhat.  While in North America Windows XP only holds ~15% marketshare, there are a number of eight countries where XP is the top used operating system:

  • China – 54.79%
  • Cook Islands – 72.14%
  • Cuba – 52.93%
  • Eritrea – 58.25%
  • North Korea – 61.47%
  • Morocco – 44.66%
  • Norfolk Island – 70.18%
  • Vietnam – 44.33%

Here are countries where Windows XP hold over 30% marketshare:

•Albania – 44.64%
• Algeria – 38.11%
• Argentina – 30.9%
• Belarus – 37.39%
• Benin – 43.37%
• Bolivia – 32.71%
• Bosnia and Herzegovina – 42.97%
• Bulgaria – 36.76%
• Cameroon – 42.65%
• Cote d’Ivoire – 34.79%
• Dominican Republic – 46.29%
• Eygpt – 41.68%
• Ethiopia – 31.21%
• Gambia – 30.42%
• Vatican City – 43%
• Hungary – 38.75%
• India – 31.93%
• Indonesia – 37.07%
• Iran – 31.54%
• Macedonia – 35.84%
• Madagascar – 36.34%
• Montenegro – 30.59%
• Pakistan – 42.75%
• Romania – 35.13%
• Serbia – 34.48%
• Taiwan – 31.42%
• Tajikistan – 31.68%
• Togo – 41.98%
• Uzbekistan- 42.59%
• Venezuela – 30.91%
• Yemen – 40.41%

Net Applications, which uses a slightly different methodology hold global Windows XP marketshare at ~33%.

Source: Neowin

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