.ie Domain Profile Report

The .ie Domain Profile Report examines the makeup of the .ie domain database

Key findings of the .ie Domain Profile Report H1 2018 include:

– January – June 2018 was the best ever half-year period: 28,126 new domains were registered – an average of 154 every day

– There are now 252,222 .ie domains in the database, a 9% increase since the same period last year

– Every province in Ireland recorded significant increases in new registrations. Leinster accounted for two-thirds of new registrations in H1 2018 (17,544), followed by Munster (19%, 4,936), Connacht (9%, 2,364) and Ulster (5%, 1,312)

– Reflecting the growth in our economy, the majority of new .ie domains in H1 2018 were registered by corporate bodies and sole traders

– On a county level, Dublin registered the most new .ie domains with 42.5% of the total (11,134 domains). Cork followed with 8.5% of total (2,221 domains) and then Galway with 5% (1,330 domains)

Ireland ranks 16th out of 22 European countries for the number of country domain names per 1,000 people

.ie Domain Profile Report H1 2018 Infographic

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