UTF-16

Category - Document Encoding

UTF-16 is a variable length encoding that use one or two 16 bit units.

Technology usage statistics

Websites using UTF-16 167 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Document Encoding #6
Market share in Document Encoding <0.1%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in UTF-16 usage. (See UTF-16 Usage Changes report)
Websites that added UTF-16 +5
Websites that dropped UTF-16 -1

Distribution by websites popularity

UTF-16 detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 1 websites
Top 100k sites 4 websites
Top 1m sites 22 websites

Websites utilizing UTF-16

Top websites that use UTF-16

Domain Country Rank Contacts
www.youngliving.com United States of America 2,930
clubofamsterdam.com Netherlands 20,646
www.nature.org United States of America 75,962
jobs.google.com United States of America 79,775
sscnapoli.it Italy 113,551
earcandymag.com United States of America 152,176
See full domain list

Market Share

UTF-16 market share within the Document Encoding category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.






Alternative Names

  • 16-bit Unicode Transformation Format

UTF-16 often used together with


Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with UTF-16 on 135 domains. Total 6,425,165 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with UTF-16 on 116 domains. Total 8,486,158 domains found using UTF-8
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with UTF-16 on 99 domains. Total 4,000,935 domains found using jQuery
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with UTF-16 on 75 domains. Total 4,203,578 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - Web Servers.
IIS is used together with UTF-16 on 65 domains. Total 603,962 domains found using IIS
Category - Web Application Frameworks.
Microsoft ASP.NET is used together with UTF-16 on 64 domains. Total 534,110 domains found using Microsoft ASP.NET


Alternative Technologies


GB2312: Total 15,859 domains found using GB2312
GBK: Total 11,303 domains found using GBK
ISO-8859-1: Total 1,301,499 domains found using ISO-8859-1
Shift JIS: Total 59,540 domains found using Shift JIS
UTF-32: Total 9 domains found using UTF-32
UTF-8: Total 8,486,158 domains found using UTF-8