According to Google, tens of thousands of new web pages come online every minute and Google has indexed hundreds of billions of web pages. Google handles over 2 Trillion searches every year which is at least 5.5 billion searches a day, 230 million per hour, 4 million per minute and 63,000 searches per second. Of those 2+ Trillion searches a year, Google says that 15% are new searches that have never been asked before. Wow. That means about 825 million searches a day are new searches. The percentage of new searches has declined from 20-25% in 2007.
Here’s a prior IFOD on the basics of how Google search works and a few other interesting Google Facts: How Google Search Works