Global Domain Names Markets, 2012-2019 & 2020-2027: Domain Hijacking – A Real Threat to Domain Name Industry

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Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Domain Names estimated at 343.1 Million Domain Names Registered in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 512.3 Million Domain Names Registered by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% over the period 2020-2027.

Generic TLDs, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 5.5% CAGR and reach 309.3 Million Domain Names Registered by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Country Code TLDs segment is readjusted to a revised 6.5% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U. S. Market is Estimated at 92.9 Million Domain Names Registered, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.9% CAGR

The Domain Names market in the U. S. is estimated at 92.9 Million Domain Names Registered in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of 107.9 Million Domain Names Registered by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 8.9% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.3% and 5.3% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.7% CAGR.

The report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

Key Topics Covered:




  • Domain Names: Rapid Internet Penetration in Developing Regions Spurring Industry Growth
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Key Indicators Impacting Domain Name Industry Growth
  • Improving Economy Buoys General Market Optimism
  • Urbanization: A Major Growth Driver
  • Expanding Middle Class Population: Harbinger of Good Times for Domain Industry
  • Mobile Workforce Provides Fertile Ground for Domain Industry Growth
  • Smartphone Adoption, High-Speed Internet Penetration and Bandwidth Expansion Provide the Foundation for Growth
  • Mass Adoption of Cloud Based Apps among the Growing Base of SMBs Worldwide Emerges as a Powerful Driver of Growth
  • Market Outlook
  • Global Competitor Market Shares
  • Domain Names Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2018 & 2029
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession


  • 1&1 Internet AG (Germany)
  • 123 Reg, Ltd. (UK)
  • Afilias Limited (Ireland)
  • ARI Registry Services (Australia)
  •, LLC. (USA)
  • Donuts, Inc. (USA)
  • GMO Internet, Inc. (Japan)
  • GoDaddy, Inc. (USA)
  • Key-Systems GmbH (Germany)
  • Melbourne IT Group (Australia)
  • Minds + Machines Group Limited (British Virgin Islands)
  • Moniker Online Services, LLC. (USA)
  • Namecheap, Inc. (USA)
  • NeuStar, Inc. (USA)
  • Nominet UK (UK)
  • (USA)
  • Rightside Group, Ltd. (USA)
  • Shopify, Inc. (Canada)
  • Tucows, Inc. (Canada)
  • Enom, Inc. (USA)
  • United Domains AG (Germany)
  • VeriSign, Inc. (USA)
  • Group, Inc. (USA)
  •, Inc. (Israel)
  • Znet Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (India)


  • New gTLDS Bump up Registrations
  • Increased Registrations from China Pushing Market Growth Globally
  • New Domain Name Extensions Emerging As Relatively Inexpensive Option
  • com Still Market Leader, But New gTLDs Fast Catching Up
  • Introduction of New gTLDs could Potentially Tilt Balance towards Registrars
  • Exclusive Registry Rights Stifling Competition
  • Despite Hype, Pace of International Domain Names Registrations Yet to Pick Up
  • Emoji Domain Name: A Long Road Lies Ahead
  • Lack of Browser Support
  • Need to Enter Domain Name in Browser
  • Unavailability in Majority of Well-Known Domain Extensions
  • Domain Hijacking – A Real Threat to Domain Name Industry
  • Domain Name Hijacking
  • Measures for Preventing Domain Name Hijacks





  • Total Companies Profiled: 228

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