What Is The Ranking of My Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD)? Statistics & Numbers, Part V

The last part of our Domain Statistics & Numbers article series shows the ranking of country code top-level domains:

  1. How many top-level domain name extensions exist in total?
  2. How many domains are registered worldwide?
  3. What are the Top 10 global domain extensions?
  4. How big are the generic top-level domain (gTLD) namespaces?
  5. What is the ranking of my country code top-level domain (ccTLD)?

.DE Takes Lead Again in ccTLD Race

Ever wondered where your country domain extension sits in the global marketplace? It’s a little bit like Formula One, with nations jockeying constantly for supremacy. Recently German suffix .DE pipped China’s .CN domain to a pole position with slightly more registrations. That’s good news for iwantmyname because we are about to launch a German language version of our highly successful domain management platform.

Below is a handy reference list showing which ccTLDs are most popular:

  1. .DE (Germany) - 13.05 million
  2. .CN (China) - 12.54 million
  3. .UK (United Kingdom) - 7.83 million
  4. .NL (Netherlands) - 3.51 million
  5. .EU (European Union) - 2.98 million
  6. .RU (Russia) - 2.31 million
  7. .TK (Tokelau) - 1.97 million
  8. .AR (Argentina) - 1.85 million
  9. .BR (Brazil) - 1.81 million
  10. .IT (Italy) - 1.72 million
  11. .US (USA) - 1.63 million
  12. .PL (Poland) - 1.53 million
  13. .FR (France) - 1.5 million
  14. .AU (Australia) - 1.47 million
  15. .CH (Switzerland) - 1.31 million
  16. .CA (Canada) - 1.26 million
  17. .ES (Spain) - 1.22 million
  18. .JP (Japan) - 1.11 million
  19. .KR (Korea) - 1.04 million
  20. .DK (Denmark) - 1 million
  21. .BE (Belgium) - 942,000
  22. .SE (Sweden) - 895,000
  23. .AT (Austria) - 876,000
  24. .CZ (Czech Republic) - 591,000
  25. .IN (India) - 510,000
  26. .HU (Hungary) - 450,000
  27. .NO (Norway) - 439,000
  28. .TW (Taiwan) - 425,000
  29. .NZ (New Zealand) - 366,000
  30. .MX (Mexico) - 353,000
  31. .PT (Portugal) - 314,000
  32. .CL (Chile) - 257,000
  33. .FI (Finland) - 200,000
  34. .HK (Hongkong) - 178,000
  35. .TR (Turkey) - 133,000

Source: DomainesInfo Statistiques