Internet Grows To 354.7 Million Domain Name Registrations In The Second Quarter Of 2019

It released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the second quarter of 2019 closed with 354.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs)
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It released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the second quarter of 2019 closed with 354.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of 2.9 million domain name registrations, or 0.8 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2019.1,2 Domain name registrations have grown by 14.9 million, or 4.4 percent, year over year.

.COM AND .NET DETAIL

The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of 156.1 million domain name registrations in the domain name base3 at the end of the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 1.3 million domain name registrations, or 0.9 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2019. The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of 6.4 million domain name registrations, or 4.3 percent, year over year. As of June 30, 2019, the .com domain name base totaled 142.5 million domain name registrations, while the .net domain name base totaled 13.6 million domain name registrations.

New .COM and .NET domain name registrations totaled 10.3 million at the end of the second quarter of 2019, compared to 9.6 million domain name registrations at the end of the second quarter of 2018.

TLD DETAIL

As of June 30, 2019, the largest TLDs were:

CCTLD DETAIL

Total country-code TLD (ccTLD) domain name registrations were 158.7 million at the end of the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 1.9 million domain name registrations, or 1.2 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2019.1,2 ccTLDs increased by 8.9 million domain name registrations, or 6.0 percent, year over year.1,2 The top 10 ccTLDs, as of June 30, 2019, were:

NEW GTLD DETAIL

Total new gTLDs (ngTLDs) domain name registrations were 23.0 million at the end of the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 0.1 million domain name registrations, or 0.4 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2019. ngTLDs increased by 1.3 million domain name registrations, or 5.9 percent, year over year. The top 10 ngTLDs represented 53.8 percent of all ngTLD domain name registrations. The following chart shows ngTLD domain name registrations as a percentage of overall TLD domain name registrations, of which they represent 6.5 percent, as well as the top 10 ngTLDs as a percentage of all ngTLD domain name registrations for the second quarter of 2019.

For more domain stats from the second quarter of 2019, check out the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief.

Resource: https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/verisign-q2-2019-domain-name-industry-brief-internet-grows-to-354-7-million-domain-name-registrations-in-the-second-quarter-of-2019/

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