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 38,654,852 live websites that are using UTF-8.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using UTF-8 38,654,852 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Document Encoding #1
Market share in Document Encoding 82.96%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in UTF-8 usage. (See UTF-8 Usage Changes report)
Websites that added UTF-8 +286,889
Websites that dropped UTF-8 -252,751

Distribution by websites popularity

UTF-8 detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 9,545 websites
Top 100k sites 91,139 websites
Top 1m sites 792,993 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 United States of America 2
www.facebook.com United States of America 2
twitter.com United States of America 3
www.youtube.com United States of America 4
google.com United States of America 5
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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

GB2312: Total 612,307 domains found using GB2312
GBK: Total 194,497 domains found using GBK
ISO-8859-1: Total 6,657,843 domains found using ISO-8859-1
Shift JIS: Total 281,548 domains found using Shift JIS
UTF-16: Total 1,041 domains found using UTF-16
UTF-32: Total 25 domains found using UTF-32
windows-1251: Total 190,164 domains found using windows-1251