500 Billion Microsoft Office Documents Were Made in 2013 [MWC 2014]

by Radu Tyrsina
Radu Tyrsina
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There aren’t too many Windows devices being announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which is a real pity, but interesting tidbits appear here and there, such as the one news that turned out to be really big – the Windows 8.1 spring update.
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At the MWC 2014 edition in Barcelona, Chris Flores, the director of communication for Microsoft’s Windows group, has informed us about a very interesting statistics that you were probably curious about at least once in your life time – just how many Microsoft Office Documents get created during an entire year across the world? Well, they say around 500, 000, 000, 000. That’s pretty big when we consider the following – these are probably official numbers from those who are running paid versions of Microsoft’s suite.

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Half a trillion Office documents have been created in 2013

It’s pretty hard to estimate how many Office users are there in the world, but according to the latest numbers, there should be around 1.5 billion. So, if we do a simple calculation here, we come up with the 300 docs per user pear year number. It’s an interesting statistic and talks about the huge reach of Microsoft’s products. Also at the MWC in Barcelona we heard that the Windows Store is now at 4 million daily downloads and that Intel has unveiled its very first 64-bit chips.

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