In this article, we present the latest key statistics on domain name registration from a report published by Verisign in March 2019.
According to this report, the number of top-level domain names registrations (TLDs) reached approximately 348.7 million at the end of the 4th quarter of 2018, an increase of nearly 16.3 million or 4.9% in the number of domain name registrations compared to the previous year.
It is interesting to note that the number of domain name registrations in .com and .net was 153 million at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of nearly 6.6 million or 4.5% in one year.
In addition, the number of country code top-level domain names (ccTLDs) registrations at the end of the last quarter of 2018 reached 154.3 million, an increase of nearly 8.2 million or 5.6% in one year.
Finally, domain names registered in new extensions (ngTLDs) at the end of the last quarter of 2018 were 23.8 million, an increase of approximately 3.2 million or 15.5% in one year.
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