127 Million ccTLDs and Growing [DOMAIN NAMES]
CENTR, the Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries (the not for profit agency dedicated to country code TLDs), released its quarterly publication featuring domain name statistics with a focus on European ccTLDs.
According to CENTR, as of May 2014, the total number of domains across all Top Level Domains (TLDs) stood at 278.8 million - 127.2 million ccTLDs and 148.3 million gTLDs (with a few others including the new gTLDs closing in on nearly 1 million total registered).
ccTLDs grew at their highest rate in terms of quarterly growth, gaining 2.2 percent. The global market share of ccTLDs (as a percentage of all registrations) has been increased the past few quarters and currently stands are 45.8 percent.
The top 20 largest ccTLDs account for approximately 82 percent of all ccTLD registrations globally and 37 percent of all domain names globally (gTLDs, ccTLDs, etc.)