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FAQ: PubMed®


Question: How Many PubMed® Searches are Performed?


Answer:

On the average day in April 2015, approximately 3.5 million searches were performed on the PubMed Web site (pubmed.gov).  An additional 5.2 million searches were done by scripts (e.g., by application programming interfaces or APIs).

See also the statistics section of the MEDLINE/PubMed Resources Guide