The State of UK Domain Registrations

Nominet published its fourth annual Domain Name Report last week which reveals strong growth of 11% YoY in .uk registrations. Additional findings of note from the report include: 

- Overall market for global domain names continues to grow, with a 6% increase
- March 2010 was the busiest month for new .uk registrations since the .com boom
- 80% of consumers in the UK prefer to use a .uk website over a .com website - up 3% on 2009
- .uk replaces China's .cn as the world's second largest country code Top Level Domain registry after .de
- .uk register forecasted to reach nine million domain name registrations by the end of 2010
- 65% of UK print and television advertising now includes domain names