Web Hosting Statistics 2018

A website has become an indispensable part of every business and in fact, there has been a colossal transformation in the outlook towards Web Hosting over the years. Interestingly, users nowadays have a much decent knowledge of Hosting than in the past.

However, there is a full heap of facts and figures that every user ought to know as these facts can be a lot interesting as well as educative. Also, these facts can be a lot useful when you opt for a hosting next time.

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Web Hosting Statistics

So, here are some of the incredible Web Hosting Statistics and Facts:

  • Top Notch Web Hosts Globally

GoDaddy continues to maintain its position at the top with over 41,520,416 domains hosted while Bluehost, HostGator, Namecheap and Wix are doing considerably well with over 2,300,437 domains hosted.

  • Top Hosting Countries

When it comes to the top Hosting countries, USA holds the topmost position with over 104,872,368 domains. Germany is at the second place with over 74,950,31 domains. China, UK, Japan and France are doing considerably well too with over 30,813,48 domains.

  • Page Loading & Google Ranking

Websites ranked on the first page of Google SERPs have been found to have a page loading speed of less than 2000 milliseconds. In fact, Page Loading is one of the most important aspects of a website’s success nowadays.

  • Page Loading Delays & Loss

Websites can have a loss of 44.19% page views with a page loading delay of 20-second. On the contrary, with a page loading speed from eight seconds to two seconds, the conversion rate increases by 74%.

  • Sites Hacked Per Day

According to a recent survey, the number of websites that are hacked worldwide every day is over 30,000. A lot of emphasis is laid on the web security these days.

  • Page Loading Speed for Customer Engagement

Websites with page loading within 1000 milliseconds have been found to have a brilliant Customer engagement. On the contrary, Websites that failed to load within this range of time failed largely in catching the customers’ attention.

  • Insecure Connection & Online Shopping

A recent study disclosed the fact that almost 84% of the buyers actually cancel a purchase if they find the connection to be insecure. This is the reason why Google has been constantly emphasizing the use of https for websites.

  • Outdated CMS Users

It has been found that 56% of hacked WordPress sites, 84% of hacked Joomla sites, 96% of hacked Magento sites and 81% of hacked Drupal sites have been actually using outdated CMS.

  • Private Cloud Infrastructure

Private Cloud Infrastructure is being used by 8% of SMEs and 24% of large enterprises.

  • Security Vulnerability

It has been found that almost 86 percent of the websites worldwide have at least one serious security issue.

  • Server Downtime

Do you know that a Server downtime can cause an average of $7,908 per minute? Yes, that’s true and it actually means a cost $173,303 per month for a server with 99.95% availability.