comScore Reports Top 20 Web Properties in Poland

*Debut Report on Internet Usage in Poland Shows Prevalence of Local Brands and Heavy Search Activity* 

London, U.K., 29 September, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released the first overview of internet usage in Poland based on the comScore Media Metrix audience measurement service, as well as an analysis of Polish search activity in comparison to the European search marketplace. The report showed that Poland’s 17.8 million Internet users age 15 and older were most likely to visit the Google Sites web property (97 percent market penetration), but that local web brands rounded out most of the top 20 properties.

Google Sites Tops List of Most Visited Web Properties in Poland

Google Sites (which also includes YouTube) ranked as the top property with 17.2 million visitors, followed by MIH Limited with 14.2 million visitors (80 percent penetration). Polish social networking site Nasza Klasa ranked in the #3 position with 13.9 million Unique Visitors, followed by Polish web portal that attracted more than 12 million visitors during the month.

Top 20 Web Properties in Poland
August 2010
Total Poland, Age 15+ – Home & Work Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix

Total Unique Visitors (000)
Total Internet : Total Audience 17,811
Google Sites 17,238
MIH Limited 14,200 13,868
Grupa 12,010
Wirtualna Polska 11,845
Grupa o2 11,577
Wikimedia Foundation Sites 8,924
Agora SA 8,406 SA 8,286 7,578
AOL, Inc. 6,351 5,441
Chomikuj.PL 5,213
VEVO 4,322
Microsoft Sites 4,262 4,208 3,601 3,555 3,487 3,415

“While the top web properties across many global markets are led by global Internet brands, Poland boasts numerous local companies among its top properties, a true testament to the home-grown technological talent and innovation in this market,” says Wolf Allisat, comScore EVP for International Markets. “We’re very excited about the ability to measure Internet behaviour in Poland which is one of two recently added markets for comScore,” he added. 

Polish Internet Users Heaviest Searchers in Europe

In August 2010, Europeans age 15 and older conducted 41 billion searches at an average of 116 searches per searcher. Poland ranked highest in Europe with 157 searches per searcher, followed by the U.K. (144 searches per searcher) and Finland (141 searches per searcher).

Top 10 European Countries by Searches per Searcher*
August 2010
Total Europe, Age 15+ – Home & Work Locations
Source: comScore qSearch
  Searches (MM) Searches Per Searcher
Europe 41,064 116.3
Poland 2,664 156.8
United Kingdom 6,197 143.8
Finland 433 140.8
Turkey 2,901 138.3
Ireland 238 129.9
Belgium 678 129.9
France 5,181 129.4
Portugal 419 118.0
Italy 2,546 114.8
Sweden 611 112.3

*Excludes searches from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs. 

*Source: comScore

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