Confirming the news we broke yesterday (Apple Mac hits #1 in Western Europe Education market), Apple says the company has taken the #1 spot in the European education market. Apple’s education market share in Europe is now 15.2%. That figure pushes Dell down into second place with 14.7%.

In an interview with Macworld UK, Apple UK general manager Mark Rogers said, “We have gained significantly in the last few years.” Apple is still second to Dell in the US education market where it has 22-23 per cent market share,” Karen Haslam reports for Macworld UK. Full article here.

Other interesting Mac education market share numbers include: Switzerland 54.4% (not a typo), France 19.5%, Sweden 15.2%, Germany 15.6%. According to the numbers we’ve seen, 22% of the Western European education market say they plan to purchase Macintosh personal computers in the next year.

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Apple Mac hits #1 in Western Europe Education market – February 02, 2006