I saw many, many, many, many articles and presentations saying: "98% processors in the world are in embedded systems".
Where did they get this information from? Why people don’t cite original work and point to the source of data? Sad….
Anyway, after checking about 10 articles, at least one, published by ACM, pointed to the original source of this information:
I also found this in context, which is also very interesting:
Ten Lies About Microprocessors