The Internet Explorer 6 Countdown

Moving the world off Internet Explorer 6

10 years ago a
browser was born.

Its name was Internet Explorer 6. Now that we’re in 2011, in an era of modern web standards, it’s time to say goodbye.

This website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide, so more websites can choose to drop support for Internet Explorer 6, saving hours of work for web developers.

Here's what you can do.
Internet Explorer 6 usage around the world
> 25%
20-25%
10-19%
5-9%
1-5%
< 1%
unknown
Source: Net Applications, May 31 2011 data, Internet Explorer 6 usage share by country (all OS)
Argentina 3.3%
Canada 2.7%
Australia 2.4%
Peoples Republic of China 33.9%
Finland 0.8%
Hong Kong SAR 6.3%
11.5% India
Japan 7.1%
2.5% New Zealand
Norway 0.4%
7.4% Saudi Arabia
Singapore 3.5%
South Africa 5.7%
South Korea 22.3%
Taiwan 8.6%
4.5% Thailand
2.2% Turkey
UK 2.7%
US 2.3%
Venezuela 3.9%
Vietnam 11.6%
Brazil 2.7%
Russia 2.7%
Argentina 3.3%
Australia 2.4%
Austria 2.2%
Belgium 2.2%
Brazil 2.7%
Canada 2.7%
Chile 2.2%
Peoples Republic of China 33.9%
Colombia 2.1%
Czech Rep. 1.2%
Denmark 0.9%
Finland 0.8%
France 2.6%
Germany 2.0%
Hong Kong SAR 6.3%
India 11.5%
Indonesia 2.1%
Italy 2.4%
Japan 7.1%
Malaysia 2.7%
Mexico 3.2%
Netherlands 2.1%
New Zealand 2.5%
Norway 0.4%
Philippines 1.6%
Poland 1.8%
Portugal 1.9%
Russia 2.7%
Saudi Arabia 7.4%
Singapore 3.5%
South Africa 5.7%
South Korea 22.3%
Spain 2.5%
Sweden 0.8%
Switzerland 3.0%
Taiwan 8.6%
Thailand 4.5%
Turkey 2.2%
Ukraine 2.8%
UK 2.7%
USA 2.3%
Venezuela 3.9%
Vietnam 11.6%

100%

of the world was using Internet Explorer 6, which was 7.2 percentage points less than the previous year

Peoples Republic of China 5.8%
Rest of the World 3.5%
USA 0.5%
Japan 0.4%
S.Korea 0.4%
India 0.3%
Breakdown of worldwide share by country/region

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doing your part to get
Internet Explorer 6 to 1%.