"That's almost half of the world's population and more than the number of people on the Internet today," Erica Jostedt, part of the Mozilla PR team, said in a blog post.
The total number includes only downloads from the Firefox Add-ons Gallery, not themes.
Since the company introduced add-ons in 2004 via the Firefox Add-ons Gallery, and later for phones in 2009, more than 85 percent of Firefox users have downloaded at least one add-on, and average about five add-ons per person, according to an infographic (below).
The Web additions enable users to customize the features, functionality, and appearance of the browser, turning Firefox into a wholly personal experience.
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