Internet 2015 in Numbers. 80+ Mind Blowing Stats

I have a question for you:

Have you ever thought about how big the internet is?

Well after this post, you’ll probably be shocked.

I have used a wide variety of sources from around the Web and compiled this article with truly fascinating facts about how incredibly big the internet became last year.

Some of those numbers are snapshots taken during the year, others cover the entire period. Either way, they all contribute to giving us a better understanding of internet traffic in 2015.

Check it out!

Internet Users

Internet Users by Region, 2015
Source: InternetWorldStats.com

Interesting Fact:

HALF OF WORLD’S INTERNET USERS ARE FROM ASIA
 TWEET THIS FACT!

Email

Email Client Market Share in 2015

 Websites

Domains

Usage of Top Level Domain Names for Websites, 2015
Source: w3techs.com
  • 299 million – Number of total domain names worldwide (December). [Tweet it!]
  • 137.8 million – Number of country code top-level domain name registrations. [Tweet it!]
  • 123 million – Number of .com domain names at the end of 2015. [Tweet it!]
  • 15.6 million – Number of .net domain names at the end of 2015. [Tweet it!]
  • 10.7 million – Number of .org domain names at the end of 2015. [Tweet it!]
  • 5.1 million – Number of .info domain names at the end of 2015. [Tweet it!]
  • $17 million – The price for 360.com – the most expensive domain name sold in 2015. [Tweet it!]

Mobile

 Social Media

Leading Social Networks Ranked by Number of Active Users
Source: Statista.com

Interesting Fact:

ALMOST HALF OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION WHO HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET  – ARE ACTIVE ON FACEBOOK
 TWEET THIS FACT!

 Search

Worldwide Market Share of Leading Search Engines 2015
Source: Statista

Interesting Fact:

GOOGLE’S ANNUAL REVENUE IN 2015 WAS ALMOST THE SAME AS THE ENTIRE IRISH GOVERNMENT’S BUDGET REVENUES IN 2015
 TWEET THIS FACT!

Video

 News Media

 E-commerce

To be Continued…

That’s how big the internet was last year.

And without any doubt, all these figures are expected to grow even more during 2016.

I’ll try to get back early 2016 to wrap those numbers again. But in the meantime, share this post with your friends and colleagues. They should also enjoy learning about data.

Comments are closed.