It’s now used as the primary web browser on 27% of computers worldwide. Internet Explorer is still in the lead, commanding 39% of global web browser market share.
If the trend continues, Chrome is on track to pass Internet Explorer some time in 2012.
However, StatCounter’s data should not be considered fact. Net Applications has Chrome at only 22% (which is smaller than Firefox, but still growing fastest amongst competitors), and Internet Explorer at 52%.