Number of live websites in 2019
Martin Armstrong, published an article on the number of websites currently on the Internet. I was surprised at the drop off in 2018 but 2019 looks to be moving back to the upside. The record number of live websites was 2017 at 1.76 billion.
Moz Top 500 Websites
Moz’s list of the most popular 500 websites on the internet. These are the top 500 most popular sites in the world based on Domain Authority, a link-based metric that models how Google ranks websites. You can see the metrics of any website through Moz’s Link Explorer.
Majestic also provides data on the top live websites in 2019. Majestic provides metrics on the top one million websites, you can find the data here.
You will find more infographics at Statista