History of Domain Names

Posted: 24th January 2013 by Babar Shafiq in Internet
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Yet another infographic. Well, Infographics are much better way to grasp the information, especially if they’re well made. This cool infographic from Tech King lists out some of the most important events in the history of Domain Names.

Pakistan ranks 55th with only 46 thousand domain names in Top countries for domain registration.

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Country-wise Total Domains Data as of 01/21/13.
 

Rank Country Total Domains  Gain Loss Net
1 United States 79,730,580 664,129 606,492 57,637
2 Germany 6,473,000 38,063 51,500 (13,437)
3 China 5,864,781 93,190 55,529 37,661
4 United Kingdom 4,796,072 28,760 34,254 (5,494)
5 Canada 3,861,430 74,472 59,170 15,302
6 France 3,464,377 21,068 18,136 2,932
7 Japan 2,835,522 21,164 27,470 (6,306)
8 Australia 2,354,956 14,023 18,761 (4,738)
9 Spain 1,685,205 9,593 7,408 2,185
10 Cayman Islands 1,553,849 63,523 14,730 48,793
11 Netherlands,The 1,413,730 10,315 8,490 1,825
12 Italy 1,330,404 6,455 7,146 (691)
13 Turkey 1,248,137 16,465 12,624 3,841
14 Korea 983,374 11,525 8,531 2,994
15 HongKong S.A.R. 793,205 1,750 2,207 (457)
16 India 696,138 6,874 7,220 (346)
17 Brazil 542,149 5,758 4,770 988
18 Russia 480,297 5,460 5,017 443
19 Denmark 473,781 3,177 1,440 1,737
20 Sweden 375,617 1,869 1,465 404
21 Peru 361,585 4,840 2,030 2,810
22 Poland 338,702 3,047 2,822 225
23 Switzerland 279,848 1,231 1,172 59
24 Norway 247,169 1,066 1,582 (516)
25 Indonesia 245,021 2,998 2,788 210
26 Mexico 232,738 1,774 1,468 306
27 Ireland 224,993 900 915 (15)
28 Austria 222,687 626 556 70
29 Belgium 222,321 953 668 285
30 Vietnam 202,526 2,452 1,608 844
31 Bulgaria 191,035 2,472 1,387 1,085
32 Czech Republic 185,941 1,249 1,096 153
33 Thailand 184,911 1,677 1,660 17
34 Argentina 163,065 1,300 1,196 104
35 Ukraine 161,617 1,642 8,595 (6,953)
36 Finland 148,969 410 596 (186)
37 Iran 129,085 1,470 1,754 (284)
38 Malaysia 124,843 1,102 1,138 (36)
39 Singapore 124,670 948 1,026 (78)
40 Virgin Islands (British) 114,835 6 28 (22)
41 South Africa 105,974 668 414 254
42 New Zealand 100,652 462 607 (145)
43 Luxembourg 92,428 433 454 (21)
44 Saint Vincent And The Grenadines 90,679 1,009 466 543
45 Portugal 88,055 851 775 76
46 Israel 77,764 397 438 (41)
47 Afghanistan 75,366 1,830 1,680 150
48 Europe 71,105 493 376 117
49 Taiwan 67,900 309 285 24
50 Hungary 62,830 559 393 166
51 Greece 62,325 513 511 2
52 Romania 59,541 450 613 (163)
53 Lithuania 56,516 659 687 (28)
54 Colombia 50,899 512 492 20
55 Pakistan 46,026 479 594 (115)
56 Croatia(Hrvatska) 43,824 313 429 (116)
57 Venezuela 41,749 329 424 (95)
58 Monaco 38,185 161 579 (418)
59 Saudi Arabia 34,634 300 375 (75)
60 Egypt 32,158 339 381 (42)
61 Slovenia 31,231 219 212 7
62 Philippines 25,810 268 255 13
63 Bangladesh 24,946 341 353 (12)
64 Nigeria 23,497 396 272 124
65 Vatican City State (Holy See) 22,798 128 105 23
66 Slovakia 22,680 146 159 (13)
67 Chile 22,276 144 168 (24)
68 Morocco 18,865 236 213 23
69 United Arab Emirates 16,457 136 173 (37)
70 Panama 15,600 106 145 (39)
71 Barbados 15,550 61 138 (77)
72 Yugoslavia 15,478 133 134 (1)
73 Cyprus 15,374 255 119 136
74 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 14,820 1,475 1,834 (359)
75 CostaRica 14,589 48 92 (44)
76 Ecuador 13,514 97 91 6
77 Lebanon 13,474 69 105 (36)
78 Estonia 13,226 80 64 16
79 Samoa 13,155 112 490 (378)
80 Netherlands Antilles 12,241 45 13 32
81 Sri Lanka 10,491 79 202 (123)
82 Belarus 10,478 108 69 39
83 Kenya 9,734 134 84 50
84 Belize 9,284 18 71 (53)
85 Uruguay 8,749 43 56 (13)
86 Ghana 8,584 148 109 39
87 Latvia 8,407 84 92 (8)
88 Serbia 8,152 94 66 28
89 Kuwait 7,971 42 101 (59)
90 Isle of Man 7,800 38 26 12
91 Syria 7,599 55 116 (61)
92 ElSalvador 6,432 50 20 30
93 Iceland 6,236 28 57 (29)
94 Tunisia 5,863 50 66 (16)
95 Guatemala 5,817 40 53 (13)
96 Bosniaand Herzegovina 5,166 36 52 (16)
97 Tuvalu 5,086 17 55 (38)
98 Georgia 5,032 36 44 (8)
99 Nepal 4,923 37 43 (6)
100 Jordan 4,609 29 57 (28)