Google has surpassed 5 million daily monthly visits in India.

In the first nine months of the year, the search engine hit 1.5 million daily visits in the country.

Google also reached the milestone of 10 million monthly visitors for the year on February 8.

In December, the internet giant said it reached 5 million weekly active users in the first quarter of 2017.

Google said it expects to reach 10 million daily active users by the end of the financial year.

The company said the number of daily active user (DAU) was up 5% year-on-year, to 8.6 million.