May 292014


ICANN’s latest statistics show that the organisation has now contracted with 436 gTLDs. This number includes de 22 legacy TLDs (from .COM to the last TLD from the previous round to be approved, .POST) and 414 new gTLDs.

These are operated out of 33 countries. Unsurprisingly, the US has the highest number of registries at 219. This is followed by the Cayman Islands (at 43) and Germany (at 21). Japan, the Virgin Islands, Ireland and Canada are the other countries to have more than 10 registries registered with them.

Of these 436 registries, 37 are for IDN TLDs (8 %).

The number of delegated TLDs currently stands at 272, 112 of which have already completed their sunrise periods.