Are you aware of the fact that mobile devices now comprise 57% of all organic search engine visits? According to a report, 40% of people only search using their smartphones. At present, 53% of paid search clicks are from mobile devices. 3 out of 4 smartphone owners use mobile search first in order to meet their immediate needs. Almost 1/3 of all mobile searches done are related to location. 88% of people who look for a type of local business on their mobiles call or go to that business within 24 hours.

40% of local searches done have local intent. 70% of searchers get in touch with a business directly through search results. Mobile search enables 82% of in-store shoppers to make purchase decisions. 3 out of 4 mobile searches cause follow-up actions, be it further research, store visit or a phone call.

The Go-Gulf infographic shares the latest statistics and trends related to mobile search.

The State of Mobile Search-Statistics And Trends!


Navneet Kaushal is the Editor-in-Chief of PageTraffic Buzz. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet is also the CEO of SEO Services company PageTraffic which is one of the leading search marketing company in Asia.