CENTR publishes latest TLD Market Report

News 29-09-2023

The latest CENTRstats TLD Market Report has been published. It covers the global status and registration trends in all top-level domains (legacy gTLDs, new gTLDs and ccTLDs), with a specific focus on the European ccTLD market.

Highlights from the report

  • Domain growth has been steadily rising throughout 2023, reaching 2.0% in July 2023.
  • The median demand ratio (the relationship between new registrations and deletions) is 1.2, up slightly to 1 year prior and similar to long term trends.
  • Median market share of European ccTLDs is estimated at 51% based on locally registered domains in the country and 36% based on popular websites.
  • The retail price for a European ccTLD increased slightly over the 12 months leading up to July 2023, with a buy price of 10.4 EUR. The same registrars advertises .com domains at 12.6 EUR.
  • Median DNSSEC adoption rate recently hit a milestone of 10% (DNSSEC enabled domains as a proportion of domains under management) and is continuing to grow consistently.
  • The rate of developed websites using SSL increased 4% in the year to May 2023.



The print (pdf) version of the report can be found here.

Published By Patrick Myles
Patrick Myles is the Data Analyst of CENTR, the European country code top-level domain association. Patrick is responsible for data management, member surveys and the development and technical maintenance of the CENTRstats data platform.