Over 20 Million Americans Scanned A QR Code In October

New data from comScore averages QR code use over a three month period ending in October 2011, and reveals that over 20 million mobile phone owners in the U.S. used their device to scan a QR code.

Where are mobile users scanning these codes?

  • 59% – a significant majority – scanned a QR code from home
  • 44% did so from a retail store
  • nearly 27% % did so from a grocery store
  • 21% scanned a QR code while at work
  • 11% scanned a QR code outside or on public transportation
  • almost 10% scanned a QR code while in a restaurant

20 Million Americans Scanned a QR Code in October via comScore

QR codes seem to be here to stay – will marketers adjust campaigns based on where users are tapping into these codes?