Verisign released their Q2 Domain Name Industry Brief. The second quarter of 2017 closed with 331.9 million domains registered, up 1.3 million domains.
The second quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 331.9 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations, or 0.4 percent over the first quarter of 2017.1,2 Domain name registrations have grown by 6.7 million, or 2.1 percent, year over year.1,2
Total country-code TLD (ccTLD) domain name registrations were approximately 144.2 million, a 0.8 percent increase over the first quarter of 2017, and a 2.6 percent increase year over year.1,2
The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 144.3 million domain name registrations in the domain name base3 in the second quarter of 2017. This represents a 0.8 percent increase year over year. As of June 30, 2017, the .com domain name base totaled 129.2 million domain name registrations, while the .net domain name base totaled 15.1 million domain name registrations.
New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 9.2 million during the second quarter of 2017. In the second quarter of 2016, new .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 8.6 million.
Interesting data on redirects:
Growth of .com and .net domain names redirecting to popular global social media and e-commerce sites compared to Q2 2016. 5
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