The World Wide Web is an interesting place. Here’s a gathering of statistics collected in early 2020.
Number of Internet Users
As of January 5, 2020 there are 4.43 billion internet users spanning the globe – up from 3.42 billion users in 2016.
Number of Websites
As of January 2020 there are 1.74 billion websites on the internet.
Google processes over 7 billion search queries a day worldwide.
56% of ALL internet traffic is from an automated source such as hacking tools, spammers and bots.
More than 5.7 million blog posts are published on the internet daily.
lasvegas.com sold for $90 million.
GoDaddy is the largest domain registrar as of December 2018. 49.98% of all domain names are registered with GoDaddy.
35% of all websites on the internet are powered by WordPress including: The New York Times, Forbes and Facebook Blog
Popular website builders – like Squarespace, Wix and Weebly – make up only 5.6% of the top 1 million sites.
In 2013 3 billion Yahoo user’s phone numbers, birth dates and security questions were hacked.
81% of cyber attacks are based on weak or stolen passwords.
How Long Does it Take to Create a Website from Scratch?
<10 Hours: 18%
11-20 Hours: 31%
21-40 Hours: 29%
41-60 Hours: 13%
>61 Hours: 9%
93% of people have left a website because it didn’t display properly on their device
90% of people have left a website because it was poorly designed
93% of people have left a website because it was slow to load