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Usage of character encodings broken down by web servers

This diagram shows the percentages of websites using various character encodings broken down by web servers. Cross-technology reports only include technologies with more than 1% usage to ensure statistical significance of the results. See technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys.

How to read the diagram:
UTF-8 is used by 90.2% of all the websites whose character encoding we know.
UTF-8 is used by 88.8% of all the websites whose character encoding we know and that use Apache as web server.

  
UTF-8
90.2%
88.8%
92.8%
83.7%
96.0%
99.9%
  
ISO-8859-1
4.5%
5.8%
2.4%
7.5%
1.9%
0.1%
  
Windows-1251
1.5%
0.9%
3.1%
0.4%
0.6%
0.0%
  
W3Techs.com, 21 November 2017
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Percentages of websites using various character encodings broken down by web servers

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You can find complete breakdown reports of 87 web servers in our web servers market reports.

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Technology Brief
Character Encodings
A character encoding system assigns a computer-internal representation (e.g. a number) to every character of an alphabet.


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11 October 2017

9 out of 10 websites use UTF-8 as character encoding. 45 other encodings share the remaining 10%.

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