Category - Document Encoding

UTF-8 is 8 bit Unicode encoding. Since 2010 UTF-8 has been the main encoding format for World Wide Web.

We have discovered 71,043,050 live websites that are using UTF-8.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using UTF-8 71,043,050 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Document Encoding #1
Market share in Document Encoding 75.32%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in UTF-8 usage. (See UTF-8 Usage Changes report)
Websites that added UTF-8 +467,666
Websites that dropped UTF-8 -298,634

Distribution by websites popularity

UTF-8 detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 8,284 websites
Top 100k sites 87,304 websites
Top 1m sites 894,387 websites

Websites utilizing UTF-8

Top websites that use UTF-8

Domain Country Rank Contacts
fonts.googleapis.com United States of America 1
facebook.com Ireland 2
www.facebook.com Ireland 2
google.com United States of America 3
www.google.com United States of America 3
wordpress.org United States of America 4
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Market Share

UTF-8 market share within the Document Encoding category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Alternative Names

  • 8-bit Unicode Transformation Format

Alternative Technologies

ISO-8859-1: Total 17,255,738 domains found using ISO-8859-1
GB2312: Total 3,760,694 domains found using GB2312
GBK: Total 1,439,219 domains found using GBK
Shift JIS: Total 451,466 domains found using Shift JIS
windows-1251: Total 374,458 domains found using windows-1251
UTF-16: Total 2,556 domains found using UTF-16
UTF-32: Total 55 domains found using UTF-32