Category - Programming Languages

Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 30 years of development.

We have discovered 52,007 live websites that are using Perl.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using Perl 52,007 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Programming Languages #9
Market share in Programming Languages 0.20%
Most popular version 5

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Perl usage. (See Perl Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Perl +1,535
Websites that dropped Perl -2,161
Websites that changed version of Perl 238

Distribution by websites popularity

Perl detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 11 websites
Top 100k sites 112 websites
Top 1m sites 2,440 websites

Websites utilizing Perl

Top websites that use Perl

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1,018 United States of America 3,724 United States of America 4,247 United States of America 4,927 Germany 5,699 Germany 6,999
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Market Share

Perl market share within the Programming Languages category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.


  • 5 (47 subversions, 33,114 domains)

Perl often used together with

Category - Web Server Extensions.
mod_perl is used together with Perl on 0 domains. Total 43,472 domains found using mod_perl

Alternative Technologies

CFML: Total 456,776 domains found using CFML
CPython: Total 258 domains found using CPython
Dart: Total 90 domains found using Dart
Elm: Total 131 domains found using Elm
Erlang: Total 35,859 domains found using Erlang
GeneXus: Total 96 domains found using GeneXus
Go: Total 76,689 domains found using Go
Haskell: Total 117 domains found using Haskell
Java: Total 691,052 domains found using Java
Lua: Total 2,496,311 domains found using Lua