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Author Topic: 2010 Internet Stats from Pingdom  (Read 1428 times)

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2010 Internet Stats from Pingdom
« on: January 16, 2011, 08:03:19 AM »
http://royal.pingdom...net-2010-in-numbers/



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Web servers

    * 39.1% – Growth in the number of Apache websites in 2010.
    * 15.3% – Growth in the number of IIS websites in 2010.
    * 4.1% – Growth in the number of nginx websites in 2010.
    * 5.8% – Growth in the number of Google GWS websites in 2010.
    * 55.7% – Growth in the number of Lighttpd websites in 2010.

Internet users

    * 1.97 billion – Internet users worldwide (June 2010).
    * 14% – Increase in Internet users since the previous year.
    * 825.1 million – Internet users in Asia.
    * 475.1 million – Internet users in Europe.
    * 266.2 million – Internet users in North America.
    * 204.7 million – Internet users in Latin America / Caribbean.
    * 110.9 million – Internet users in Africa.
    * 63.2 million – Internet users in the Middle East.
    * 21.3 million – Internet users in Oceania / Australia.


Lots more stats there.
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Re: 2010 Internet Stats from Pingdom
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2011, 08:26:58 AM »
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  * 1.97 billion – Internet users worldwide (June 2010).

Is that 1.97billion connected households and businesses?  Surely they cant know how many people use each connection.

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Re: 2010 Internet Stats from Pingdom
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2011, 05:38:10 PM »
They're guesstimating. But it's probably close enough.
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Re: 2010 Internet Stats from Pingdom
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2011, 04:22:35 PM »
They're guesstimating. But it's probably close enough.

Well, surveys do say 84.23478% of all statistics are made up on the spot.

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Re: 2010 Internet Stats from Pingdom
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2011, 04:41:51 PM »
They're guesstimating. But it's probably close enough.

Well, surveys do say 84.23478% of all statistics are made up on the spot.

You're rounding, aren't you? :)
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Re: 2010 Internet Stats from Pingdom
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2011, 04:43:45 PM »
They're guesstimating. But it's probably close enough.

Well, surveys do say 84.23478% of all statistics are made up on the spot.

You're rounding, aren't you? :)

Yep :D

Studies show that 92.589% of people who give statistics round to the nearest 23748749894th decimal place.