111+ Linux Statistics and Facts

Well, if we look at the surface, here is what we’re going to see:

  • In April 2019, 1.63% of all desktop operating systems worldwide ran on Linux.
  • In February 2019, Linux held a market share of 1.47% of the global desktop/tablet/console market.
  • In April 2019, the net market share of Linux was 1.99%.

Now, that’s what the everyday user sees.

What’s all the fuss, then?

Here are some stats that may change your mind:

  • In 2019, 100% of the world’s supercomputers run on Linux.
  • Out of the top 25 websites in the world, only 2 aren’t using Linux.
  • 96.3% of the world’s top 1 million servers run on Linux.