.eu IDNs

This chart tracks the rate of .eu IDNs with redirects and active websites from 2013 . . .

While English is the most popular language of Greek script .eu IDNs, Greek comprises 30 . . .

An array of European languages are associated with Latin script .eu IDNs at the second . . .

While English is the most popular website language for .eu IDNs in Cyrillic script (second . . .

Bulgarian is the most popular language of the Cyrillic script .ею domain names . . .

As in 2016, Latin script represents 88% of IDNs in the .eu namespace.  The .ею TLD . . .

IDN Numbers

The Chinese ccTLD is still the largest second level IDN space after its growth spurt . . .

Chinese (Han) script TLDs dominate the top 10 of top level IDN registries. However, the . . .

Total number of IDNs since 2009. There were approximately 7.5 m IDNs as at . . .

Top 20 IDN spaces as at December 2017.  Chart includes both top level and second . . .

Cumulative number of IDN launches, both at top and second level, since 2000.  Chart shows . . .

_______
Annual growth rate of IDNs compared with all (ASCII) domain names.
In earlier years . . .

Between 2016-2017 top level domains remained steady while second level domains experienced negative growth . . .

Seventy-one percent of IDN registrations are at the second level; 29% at the top . . .

IDNs in ccTLDs and gTLDs show negative growth between 2016-2017. This is primarily attributed . . .

Almost half of IDNs are registered in ccTLDs at the second level – a slight decrease . . .

IDNs and linguistic diversity

IDNs are associated with greater linguistic diversity in website content, compared with traditional (ASCII) domain . . .

There is a close relationship between the script of IDN and the language of web . . .

IDNs by Script

Three scripts comprise 88% of IDN registrations: Han, Latin and Cyrillic script – a slight decrease . . .

Han and Cyrillic scripts represent more than 90% of top level IDNs. Cyrillic overtook Han . . .

Over half of second level domains are in Han script, an ongoing effect of the . . .

Industry Opinions

Each year we ask our industry experts to identify ‘What single change would improve IDN . . .

How would you rate end user awareness of IDNs? 0 = below expectations, 5 = exceeds expectations . . .

Registry opinions on how well registrars support IDNs, compared with registry expectations . . .

Registry opinions on how uptake of IDNs compares with their expectations . . .

Use of IDNs

Our sample of 2.3 million IDNs contains approximately 1.8 million second level IDNs . . .

From our sample of 2.3 million IDNs, we categorised the status of each domain . . .

From our sample of over 500 000 top level IDNs, we have reviewed the rate . . .

From our sample of 1.8 million second level IDNs, we have reviewed the rate . . .

A domain name must have active name servers in order to support services such as . . .

From our sample of 2.3 million IDNs, we reviewed the language of any web . . .

From our sample of 2.3 million IDNs, we reviewed the language of any web . . .