Active web content by level


Our sample of 2.3 million IDNs contains approximately 1.8 million second level IDNs (including .com, .net and .eu) and over 500 000 top level IDNs (all of which are part of the ICANN new gTLD programme). This chart shows the percentage of second and top level IDNs where the research team detected the language of web content. For second level IDNs, 47% had active web content, for top level IDNs, 16% had active web content. Compared to 2016, active web content for second level IDNs increased by 7% in 2017, while active web content for top level IDNs decreased by 19%.