27 Nov '17, 3pm
ccTLDs make up around 40.7% of the global TLD market
Global domains under all TLDs have contracted slightly due to declines in several larger new gTLDs. Without these outliers, global growth was 2.5% YOY and combined domains globally are an estimated 311 million. ccTLDs make up around 40.7% of the global TLD market, with the remaining split between legacy gTLDs (52.7%) and new gTLDs (6.6%) Of the top 15 largest TLDs globally, the ccTLD .ca (Canada) had the largest YOY growth at 5.5% Most categories of the new gTLDs have continued to grow, except for some of the more generic-termed TLDs such as .xyz and .top. The 58 geographic TLDs around the world have an average of 11,000 domains under management. Combined growth of this category over the past 12 months was 8% with a median rate of 1.8%. The largest geo-TLDs are .london, .nyc and .tokyo High-growth new gTLDs over the past 12 months include .men, .loan, .stream, .kiwi and .рус.