The Top 10 Most Popular TLDs

The annual Global Domain Report from InterNetX, commissioned by SEDO, includes interesting information about the domain name market, such as the top 10 most popular domain name TLDs.

Beeld Top Cctlds 2022

Noteworthy Numbers

Not entirely surprising, the gTLD .com is still by far the most popular. Its share of .com domain names has been growing since the early 1990s. Number 2 is .tk (Tokelau), a ccTLD that has a cost-free policy. In the Netherlands, we've surpassed 6.3 million registrations, a high number relative to the population. Although "split internet" is looming due to geopolitical circumstances, there has been an increase in the number of ccTLD .ru registrations, although the absolute number is still relatively low at 5.7. The largest growth is attributed to the African extension .ga.

Newcomers to the market

The number of domain extensions keeps growing, with no signs of stopping. According to the Regental Availability, the newcomers in 2022 are .day, .au, .boo, .rsvp, and .kids. It is worth noting that the .au extension was only accessible through subTLDs such as and This is similar to the situation in the United Kingdom, where .uk was introduced and remains very popular.

Highlights overview

The InterNetX Global Domain Report 2023 contains an interesting infographic that provides an overview of what happened in the world of domain names in 2022.

Internetx Sedo Infographic

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Source: images and information from the InterNetX Global Domain Report 2023.

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