Irish Website Statistics 2020

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Irish Website Statistics 2020 show Irish Business Growth

Irish Website Statistics 2020 are looking great!

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a noticeable effect on new .ie registrations in the first six months of 2020, which are up 26% YoY. Over 40% of new registrations on the island of Ireland occurred in the two months of May and June, as businesses responded with online services, following the Government’s ‘work from home’ order which closed most of the country’s business premises. Overall new registrations in Ireland during Q2 2020 increased 56% YoY.

Total database

There were 295,794 .ie domains in the database at the end of H1 2020, an 8% increase on the same period last year. The database has grown 44% on the same period five years ago (H1 2015).

The majority of .ie domains in the database were companies and self-employed business owners (78%). The .ie domain remains the domain of choice for Irish businesses that want to prove to their local and international customers that they have a real connection to Ireland.

.ie domains now account for 50.7% of all hosted domains in Ireland, up 1.5 points year-on-year, followed by 32.6% for .com, the main competitor.

For more information view the IEDR website : 

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What is the meaning of these great Irish Website Statistics 2020?

Simply put; these website statistics reflect growth in technology platforms in Ireland and growth in Irish business as a whole! These statistics easily reinforce Irish economists online growth forecasts and the affect of COVID19 restrictions. It is worth noting that just like all businesses, not all online businesses will succeed. Online presences need to be created properly and nurtured in the correct manor to stand a good chance of succeeding. All the parts need to work in harmony to gain growth within a highly competitive technological eco system. Great website platforms, great responsive webdesign and exceptional SEO and the right online security all need to come together to give an online business the best chance of growth.

Arrow Design can help with professional online growth so if you want to give your business the best possible start or a complete website overhaul – speak to us, we are here to help; always.

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