growth of old and new gTLD
In November 2015, the number of legacy Top Level Domain names, mainly .com, .net and .org, grew significantly. According to domainwire, Verisign issued a statement about a strong increase in demand coming from China. registrarstats.com figures estimate this growth to approximately 4 million domain names, as the figures we noted were as follows :

  • 18 October : 145 million domain names
  • 28 Novembre : 149 million domain names

new gTLD also saw a peak of demand in November – many say and club.

As a result, the growth of new gTLD and old gTLD since early 2014 are more or less equivalent – they both grew by 10 million in 2 years.

The new gTLD growth is continuing at a sustained pace, with some new extensions being very popular and growing a very strong speed, such as .top

new gTLD - growth of biggest extensions

Most popular new gTLD growth