Voice Assistants Facts:

Top 20 Voice Assistants Facts:

  • The voice industry is expected to be worth $40 billion by 2022.
  • By the end of 2019, 39.3% of millennials used voice-supported virtual assistants monthly.
  • 43% of voice-enabled device owners use it to shop, and 51% use it to research products.
  • 51% of consumers use voice search to look for restaurants.
  • 28% of consumers immediately call the business they used voice search to find.
  • 25% of people aged 16 to 24 use voice search on mobile devices.
  • 41% of smart speaker owners feel companionship with their device.

  • 11.5% of smart speaker owners make transactions with their devices monthly.
  • 20% of mobile search queries are voice.
  • For their holiday shopping, 1 in 4 shoppers used a voice assistant, statistics show.
  • The Echo Dot was crowned as the best-selling product on Amazon in the 2018 holiday season.
  • Grocery shopping accounts for more than 20% of voice-based orders
  • Voice-based shopping is expected to jump to $40 billion in 2022
  • In market share, this means consumer spending via voice assistants is expected to reach 18% by 2022
  • By 2024, the global voice-based smart speaker market could be worth $30 billion.
  • 60% of smartphone users have tried voice search at least once in the past 12 months.
  • 55% of teenagers are using voice search daily basis.
  • In terms of accuracy, Google Home is the winner so far by answering 81% of the queries correctly, on average.
  • More than 20% of voice search queries are triggered by a combination of only 25 keywords
  • Top 3 common keywords in voice search phrases are “how”, what” and “best”.

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General Voice Assistants Facts:

  • 50% of all searches will be voice searches by 2020, per comScore. (Is it even a post about voice search if you don’t lead with this stat??)
  • 2. About 30% of all searches will be done without a screen by 2020, per Gartner.
  • 3. 13% of all households in the United States owned a smart speaker in 2017, per OC&C Strategy Consultants. That number is predicted to rise to 55% by 2022.

  • There will be an estimated 21.4 million smart speakers in the US by 2020, per Activate.
  • The voice recognition market will be a $601 million industry by 2019, per Technavio.
  • One-in-six Americans (16%) own a voice activated smart-speaker, per Edison Research and NPR.
  • As of January 2018, there were an estimated one billion voice searches per month, per Alpine.AI.
  • 50% of online searches will be made via voice by the end of 2020.

Voice Assistants Usage Facts:

  • 52% of people keep their voice-activated speakers in their living rooms, per Google. 25% keep them in their bedrooms, while 22% keep them in their kitchens.
  • 35.6 million Americans used a voice-activated assistant device at least once a month in 2017, per eMarketer—a year-over-year increase of 128.9 percent.
  • 1 in 4 shoppers used voice assistants in their holiday shopping during the 2017 season, per CTA.
  • 72% of people who own voice-activated speakers say that their devices are used as part of their daily routines, per Google.
  • Mobile voice-related searches are 3X more likely to be local-based than text-related searches, per Search Engine Watch.
  • 65 percent of people who own an Amazon Echo or Google Home can’t imagine to going back to the days before they had a smart speaker, per GeoMarketing.
  • 41% of people who own a voice-activated speaker say it feels like talking to a friend or another person, per Google.
  • The global market for voice search devices grew 187% in the Q2 of 2018.2.

  • Apple, Google, Xiaomi, Amazon, and other manufacturers collectively shipped 16.8 million units in Q1 of 2018. 4.
  • Google has sold more than 8 Million Google Home models so far in 2019.
  • Amazon had sold 4.1 Million Echo devices by Q2, 2018.
  • The Chinese market for voice search devices accounted for 52% of global smart speaker growth in 2018.
  • Alibaba maintained a 50% share of the Chinese market by shipping 3.0 Million Tmall Genie speakers in Q2, 2018.
  • Xiaomi’s Mini AI speaker sales were up 228% in 2018.
  • The number of voice-based smart speakers in use, globally, could reach 100 million by the end of 2018.
  • By 2024, the global voice-based smart speaker market could be worth $30 billion.
  • Apple’s HomePod is lagging behind in the current market share, mainly because of its high price.
  • The Echo Dot was crowned as the best-selling product on Amazon in the 2018 holiday season.
  • US market penetration: Amazon’s Echo has a 10% penetration of US homes, with Google’s Home at 4% and Microsoft’s Cortana at 2%.

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