.nz Domain Name Commission

.nz Statistics - by Calendar Year

This document records the total number of domain names registered, by calendar year, up to the end of 2013. The total number of names registered has increased from 560 on 31 December 1994 to 542354 on 31 December 2013. By far the largest growth has been in the .co.nz second level domain (see Table 1).

The percentage growth rate peaked in the year to 31 December 1995 (see Table 2). The largest numerical growth rate was achieved in the year to 31 December 2007.


Table 1: Domain Names Registered as at 31 December by 2LD (1994-2014)

This table shows the the total number of domain names registered by 2LD at 31 December from the end of 1994.

2LD 31 Dec 94 31 Dec 95 02 Jan 97 * 31 Dec 97 31 Dec 98 31 Dec 99 31 Dec 00 31 Dec 01 31 Dec 02 31 Dec 03 31 Dec 04 31 Dec 05 31 Dec 06

31 Dec 07

31 Dec 08 31 Dec 09 31 Dec 10 31 Dec 11 31 Dec 12 31 Dec 13 31 Dec 14
.nz
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42839

.ac.nz
49
61
83
111
170
242
396
521
654
812
967
1116
1268
1413
1662
1713

1826

1911
1986
2041

2165

.co.nz
315
1987
7458
14383
23512
41489
72472
89688
102251
120773
147736
179262
223345
269562
299986
329928

366984

404175
443017
467081

480374

.cri.nz
35
37
41
38
38
39
31
28
29
27
27
25
18
16
15
15

14

13
13
12

12

.geek.nz
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583
637
697
832
793
865
941

1034

1118
1199
1219

1181

.gen.nz
51
120
302
312
407
489
580
820
752
848
934
943
1065
1151
1211
1247

1316

1388
1411
1342

1293

.govt.nz
61
96
167
251
327
379
440
540
642
700
728
824
878
931
979
1021

1074

1105
1115
1052

1033

.health.nz
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97

126

145
149
187

196

.iwi.nz
0
1
2
3
8
11
18
24
34
45
54
54
56
59
64
70

78

77
77
85

84

.kiwi.nz
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7601
6885

7040

.maori.nz
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365
310
373
385
458
483
534
554

621

663
1143
1140

1061

.mil.nz
2
5
5
10
12
14
16
17
16
14
16
19
21
18
16
21

28

33
36
37

33

.net.nz
17
26
78
242
834
1778
3889
5161
7453
8017
10184
11900
15524
18715
20299
21437

23537

26224
28487
29600

28807

.org.nz
24
75
352
749
1273
2191
4026
5518
6771
8191
10098
12256
15220
18218
20309
21959

24063

26111
27498
28286

28588

.parliament.nz
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2
5
5
7

7

8
9
10

10

.school.nz
6
56
132
244
410
685
1184
1571
1866
2094
2307
2446
2596
2689
2824
2954

3056

3221
3296
3377

3484

Total
560
2464
8620
16343
26991
47317
83052
103888
120833
142468
174061
209927
261283
314053
348769
381964

423764

466192
517037
542354

598200

* No data available for 31 December 1996.


Table 2: Growth in Domain Names Registered - Calendar Years 1995-2014

This table shows year-on-year growth in the total number of domain names registered at 31 December.

Year Domain Names Growth since previous year % growth since previous year
31 Dec 2014 598200 55846 10.30%
31 Dec 2013 542354 25317 4.90%
31 Dec 2012 517037 50845 10.91%
31 Dec 2011 466192 42428 10.01%
31 Dec 2010 423764 41800 10.94%
31 Dec 2009 381964 33195 9.52%
31 Dec 2008 348769 34716 11.05%
31 Dec 2007 314053 52770 20.20%
31 Dec 2006 261283 51356 24.46%
31 Dec 2005 209927 35866 20.61%
31 Dec 2004 174061 31593 22.2%
31 Dec 2003 142468 21635 17.9%
31 Dec 2002 120833 16945 16.3%
31 Dec 2001 103888 20836 25.1%
31 Dec 2000 83052 35735 75.5%
31 Dec 1999 47317 20326 75.3%
31 Dec 1998 26991 10648 65.2%
31 Dec 1997 16343 7723 89.6%
02 Jan 1997 * 8620 6156 250%
31 Dec 1995 2464 1904 340%
31 Dec 1994 560 --- ---

* No data available for 31 December 1996.


The statistics above are generated from the .nz register. From November 2002, they include all active domain names in the .nz register. Prior to November 2002, they reflect the number of names delegated to the Domain Name System by Domainz.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the statistics and analysis above, please contact us at info@dnc.org.nz. We welcome suggestions for the display of useful .nz statistics.