Domain and Web Site Statistics

  1. The first domain name was symbolics.com, registered in 1985. 
  2. The most expensive domain name sold (that was publicly reported) was Voice.com for $30 million. 
  3. There are 362.3million registered domain names.
  4. The most popular top-level domain (TLD) is .com with 145.4 million. 
  5. There are 161.8 million domains that use a country code TLD (ccTLD).
  6. The fastest growing general TLD (gTLD) is .icu, which 6,330,341 registered domains use. 

Internet Advertising Trends 2020

  1. 66% of companies use online advertisingand do so through a variety of channels. The most popular are (The Manifest):
  • Social media ads: 86%
  • Display ads: 80%
  • Paid search marketing: 66%
  • Retargeted ads: 43%

 

  1. The greatest share of ad spend (for all media) goes to the following (Zenith Media):
    • Television: 29%
    • Paid search: 17%
    • Social media: 13%
  2. S. businesses generated over $100 billion from advertisingin 2018. (Statista)
  3. 65% of that revenue came from mobile advertising efforts. (Statista)
  4. 85% of all Google desktop search clicks and 11.38% of mobile are on paid ads. (SparkToro/Jumpshot)
  5. 3% of consumers have never purchased anything after seeing an ad for it in search or on social media. (Statista)
  6. More commonly, 9% of consumers will buy something a quarter of the time that they see an ad. (Statista)
  7. .Nearly 50% of consumers had an ad blocker installed on at least one device in 2018. Here’s the geographic breakdown (globalwebindex Global Ad-Blocking Behavior infographic):
    1. APAC: 50%
    2. MEA: 49%
    3. North America: 45%
    4. Latin America: 44%
    5. Europe: 40%
  • The top 3 reasons consumers give for using ad blockers are:
    1. Too many ads: 48%
    2. Ads are annoying or irrelevant: 47%
    3. Ads are too intrusive: 44%


It’s estimated that businesses will lose $16 billion in 2020 if they put ad-blocking countermeasures in place. If they don’t, they stand to lose $78 billion. (Digiday/Ovum)

E-Commerce Statistics 2020

  1. There are 05 billion people who shop online. (Statista)
  2. 47% of all global retail sales are made online. (Think with Google)
  3. In Q1 2019, 28% of online sales took place on mobile (comScore State of Retail)
  4. In 2019, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to 3.53 trillion US dollars. (Statista)
  5. The top 100 online marketplaces sold $203 trillion in goodsin 2019. (Digital Commerce 360 2019 ecommerce in review report)
  6. Amazon alone sold $275.86 billion in goods. $160 billion of it came from marketplace merchants. (Digital Commerce 360 2019 ecommerce in review report)
  7. 83% of U.S. consumers leveraged data from e-commerce websites to inform their retail shopping experiences. (Think with Google)
  8. The average online order valuevaries depending on device (Statista):
    • Desktop: $128.08
    • Mobile: $96.88
    • Tablet: $86.47
    • Other: $80.06

 

  1. 50% of consumers say free shippingis the #1 factor when deciding whether to make a purchase. (comScore State of Retail)

Mobile Internet Statistics and Facts 2020

  • There are 18 billion mobile Internet users. (Statista)
  • Over half of all Google search visits (61%) take place on a mobile (Statista)
  • On average, there’s 77 exabytes of mobile trafficevery month. (Statista)
  • 15 petabytes of that monthly traffic comes from video. (Statista)
  • The average mobile Internet connection speed is 17.6 Mbps.South Korea has the fastest Internet speeds with 52.4 Mbps. (OpenSignal The State of Mobile Experience 2019)
  • In the U.S., smartphone users spend an average of 3 hours 49 minutes on their devicesevery day. (eMarketer)
  • 90% of mobile time is spent within mobile apps. (eMarketer)
  • There are millions of apps in the mobile app stores (Statista):
  1. 2,570,000 in Google Play Store
  2. 1,840,000 in Apple App Store
  3. 669,000 in Windows Store
  4. 489,000 in Amazon Appstore

 

  • In 2019 alone, there were 204 billion mobile app downloads. (Statista)
  • 25% of those apps were only used once though. (Statista)
  • It’s estimated that mobile apps will generate $581.9 billionworldwide in 2020. (Statista)

Web Hosting/Website Statistics and Facts 2020

Tim Berners-Lee created the first web server (called CERN HTTPd) and the first website at http://info.cern.ch/. (Wikipedia)

 The 3 most popular web hosting companies are (W3Techs):

  1. GoDaddy
  2. Amazon
  3. Endurance Group (parent company of HostGator, Bluehost, and more)
  4. The United States is home to more web servers than any other country, with 42.8%. (W3Techs)
  5. There are 75 billion websites. (Internet Live Stats)
  6. 9% of all websites use HTTPS. (W3Techs)
  7. 1% of all websites use HTTP/2. (W3Techs)
  8. These are the top 3 languagesused on websites (W3Techs):
  • English: 59.3%
  • Russian: 8.4%
  • Spanish: 4.2%

 

9.The average transfer size of a website is (HTTP Archive):

  • Desktop: 1,957.8 KB
  • Mobile: 1,791.9 KB

The average mobile page takes 9.3 seconds to load (until interactive). (HTTP Archive)

Mobile visitors are 123% more likely to bounce from a mobile website if it takes 10 seconds to load (as opposed to 1 second). (Think with Google)

WordPress is the leading content management system with 63% market share and 36.2% of all websites built with it. (W3Techs)

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