.nz Statistics by Calendar Year

.nz Statistics - by Calendar Year

This document records the total number of domain names registered, by calendar year, up to the end of 2016. The total number of names registered has increased from 560 on 31 December 1994 to 718,143 on 31 December 2018. 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 2013.


Table 1: Domain Names Registered as at 31 December by 2LD (1994-2018)

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

31 Dec 15

31 Dec 16

31 Dec 17 31 Dec 18
.nz

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42839

104123

114273

134781

139647

.ac.nz

49

61

83

111

170

242

396

521

654

812

967

1116

1268

1413

1662

1713

1826

1911

1986

2041

2165

2249

2278

2334

2484

.co.nz

315

1987

7458

14383

23512

41489

72472

89688

102251

120773

147736

179262

223345

269562

299986

329928

366984

404175

443017

467081

480374

479190

487708

503618

514020

.cri.nz

35

37

41

38

38

39

31

28

29

27

27

25

18

16

15

15

14

13

13

12

12

7

7

7

7

.geek.nz

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583

637

697

832

793

865

941

1034

1118

1199

1219

1181

1070

990

946

913

.gen.nz

51

120

302

312

407

489

580

820

752

848

934

943

1065

1151

1211

1247

1316

1388

1411

1342

1293

1224

1142

1083

1032

.govt.nz

61

96

167

251

327

379

440

540

642

700

728

824

878

931

979

1021

1074

1105

1115

1052

1033

1027

1031

1053

1074

.health.nz

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97

126

145

149

187

196

220

239

257

267

.iwi.nz

0

1

2

3

8

11

18

24

34

45

54

54

56

59

64

70

78

77

77

85

84

92

103

102

103

.kiwi.nz

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7601

6885

7040

5598

4839

4514

4133

.maori.nz

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365

310

373

385

458

483

534

554

621

663

1143

1140

1061

981

900

882

868

.mil.nz

2

5

5

10

12

14

16

17

16

14

16

19

21

18

16

21

28

33

36

37

33

30

29

32

35

.net.nz

17

26

78

242

834

1778

3889

5161

7453

8017

10184

11900

15524

18715

20299

21437

23537

26224

28487

29600

28807

26323

24898

23756

22539

.org.nz

24

75

352

749

1273

2191

4026

5518

6771

8191

10098

12256

15220

18218

20309

21959

24063

26111

27498

28286

28588

27972

27732

27585

27405

.parliament.nz

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2

5

5

7

7

8

9

10

10

11

11

11

11

.school.nz

6

56

132

244

410

685

1184

1571

1866

2094

2307

2446

2596

2689

2824

2954

3056

3221

3296

3377

3484

3524

3534

3608

3605

Total

560

2464

8620

16343

26991

47317

83052

103888

120833

142468

174061

209927

261283

314053

348769

381964

423764

466192

517037

542354

598200

653641

669714

704569

718143

* No data available for 31 December 1996.

 

Table 2: Growth in Domain Names Registered - Calendar Years 1995-2018

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 2018 718143 13574 1.93%
31 Dec 2017 704569 34855 5.20%
31 Dec 2016 669714 16073 2.46%
31 Dec 2015 653641 55441 9.27%
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.